Put aside the frantic final three minutes at Harvard Stadium last week, when the Dover-Sherborn boys nearly blew a five-goal lead with the Division 3 state title on the line.
Go back to the second quarter, when the Raiders held Cohasset — the highest-powered offense in Eastern Massachusetts during the regular season — scoreless.
The Dover-Sherborn defense played well, but the Skippers had some open looks on net. Some really good ones.
“There was a flurry of great chances right there,” coach Brian McLaughlin said after his squad hung on for a 12-10 win to capture a second consecutive Division 3 title. “And Ryan Goodall just put the kybosh on that.”
The senior is the third All-American goalie to suit up for the Raiders in the last seven years. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.
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