Mount Everett hockey players

Mount Everett fell 5-1 to Easthampton on Monday night.

SHEFFIELD — The Eagles returned to Berkshire School to start 2022 on home ice, and played Easthampton to a near draw through two periods. Then the Eagles found an opening and plowed ahead.

Easthampton scored three times in the final 5 minutes, 24 seconds of play on Monday night, turning a 2-1 game into a 5-1 victory.

The Eagles got a third-period strike from Dominic Velasco, cutting a 2-0 deficit to within a goal.

Hunter Sheperdson made 15 saves for the Eagles.

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Easthampton 0 1 4 — 5

Mount Everett 0 0 1 — 1

Second Period

E — Hunter (D. Thompson), 10:13

Third Period

E — Galpin (Roy), 13:37; ME — Velasco (unassisted), 7:44; E — Marowitz (Dowling), 5:24; E — M. Thompson (Marowitz/Dowling); E — Roy (Callahan), 0:10.