Rivals battle it out on ice
NKEC girls team picks up first win
When the two closest rivals of the Valley High School Girls Hockey League battled it out in the first game of the season, Northeast Kings walked away as the winners.
NKEC earned two points in its 4-0 win against Horton, with Riley Abbott picking up all four goals for the Titans. An assist went to Anneke Rafuse on one of the goals.
NKEC will next host the Barrington Barons at the Glooscap District Arena at 9 p.m. on Nov. 3, while Horton will face off against the Avon View Avalanche on Nov. 10, also at 9 p.m., at the Glooscap District Arena.
NKEC and Horton players battle for the puck.
Anneke Rafuse, #30, races down the ice after the puck flanked by Horton players Lily Price, left, and Sarah Hogan.
A NKEC player takes the puck to the Horton net but is blocked by goalie Emma Scott.
Kim Lensen, an international student from the Netherlands, tries to take the puck from Horton captain Caelyn Parker.