MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury Union High School girls’ hockey team earned a key victory at home on Tuesday, 3-2 in overtime, over two-time defending Division I champion Essex. The game was a rematch of the 2015 final, won by the Hornets.
Helen Anderson netted the game-winner 26 seconds into the extra session, with an assist from linemate Tulley Hescock. Andi Boe scored a goal earlier for the Tigers and set up a Monroe Cromis strike. Abby Gleason and Lauren Bartlett also picked up assists for the Tigers, while goalie Rowan Hendy stopped 15 shots.