YARMOUTH — Sarah Moore scored the game-winning goal and provided an assist on an insurance tally as North Yarmouth Academy skated to a 3-1 win over Austin Prep in the Vaillancourt Conference championship game Saturday at Travis Roy Ice Arena.

It’s the first girls hockey championship in school history, according to NYA head coach Matthew Poulin.

The Lisbon native put the Panthers over the top with their second goal, then she assisted on Lewiston native Bailee St. Hilaire’s power-play goal to cap NYA’s scoring. Moore finishes the season with 25 goals and 15 assists in 32 games.

Other Maine natives made their mark in the game as well. Scarborough’s Tasha Godfrey fed Windham’s Cami Caserly for the first goal, Brunswick’s Lyla Casey assisted on Moore’s goal, and another Brunswick native, Kailyn McIntyre, provided the secondary assist on St. Hilaire’s goal.

Poulin, a former Lewiston High School boys standout and assistant coach, said that two other Lewiston natives, Toree St. Hilaire and Sadie Morgan, “also were huge contributors in the win.”

Quebec native Eve-Marie Leclerc made 31 saves in the win for NYA.

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