The Agawam Squirt 1 team captured a win and a tie against formidable foes from the Valley League’s top division during the past weekend.
On Saturday, the Chiefs held on to a hard-fought tie against a determined Melrose team. Behind solid goal tending by Jared McLaughlin, the Chiefs were powered offensively by Aidan Cann, Michael Ayers and Jimmy Ayers. Lenny Dolan, Katelyn Clarke and Kyle Khani also were instrumental in winning some of the key one-on-one battles in this back-and-forth battle.
On Sunday, the Chiefs got a win against a Tri-Valley team that was just one win behind them in league standings. On this day, the Chiefs displayed a complete team effort for all three periods. Getting ahead on a blistering slapshot from Aidan Cann, the Chiefs received solid defensive efforts from Conor Evers and Chase Davis. Agawam also received offensive contributions from Will Frain, Michael Ayers and Colby Guyer who scored off a beautiful touch pass from Lenny Dolan late in the third period.
The 4-2 win puts the Chiefs in solid position as the teams enter the final two months of the Valley League season.