Boston: Scituate Boys Hockey Comes Up Just Short in State Final (Audio Report)

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The Scituate Sailors rallied but fell to Lowell Catholic 5-4 in the Division 2 final on Sunday.

WATD’s Brendan Connelly was there, broadcasting the game live on WATD from the TD Garden along side Ben Rabinovitz and Lenny Coppenrath (not pictured).

He files this audio report:

Photos by WATD’s Lenny Rowe:

Senior Scituate defender Matt Loud (18) looks up at the Scituate crowd before taking to the ice in the Div. 2 state championship.

Senior Scituate defender Matt Loud (18) looks up at the Scituate crowd before taking to the ice in the Div. 2 state championship.

Scituate senior defender Ryan Loftus (21) consoles his teammate following his team's loss to Lowell Catholic in the Div. 2 state championship.

Scituate senior defender Ryan Loftus (21) consoles his teammate following his team’s loss to Lowell Catholic in the Div. 2 state championship.

Scituate freshman Mike Norton, senior captain Matt Loud, and sophomore David Murray with the Div. 2 state finalist trophy.

Scituate freshman Mike Norton, senior captain Matt Loud, and sophomore David Murray with the Div. 2 state finalist trophy.

Scituate players in dismay after losing to Lowell Catholic with a minute to go in the Div. 2 state championship.

Scituate players in dismay after losing to Lowell Catholic with a minute to go in the Div. 2 state championship.

Scituate players in the immediate aftermath following their loss to Lowell Catholic in the Div. 2 state championship.

Scituate players in the immediate aftermath following their loss to Lowell Catholic in the Div. 2 state championship.

Scituate fans were in full force at TD Garden to support the boys' ice hockey team in its Div. 2 state championship.

Scituate fans were in full force at TD Garden to support the boys’ ice hockey team in its Div. 2 state championship.

Scituate fans dressed in blue at TD Garden to support the boys' ice hockey team in its Div. 2 state championship.

Scituate fans dressed in blue at TD Garden to support the boys’ ice hockey team in its Div. 2 state championship.

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Scituate sophomore Mike Nisbet (24) high-fives a fan on his way out the tunnel at TD Garden.

Scituate sophomore Mike Nisbet (24) high-fives a fan on his way out the tunnel at TD Garden.

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Scituate players celebrate their opening goal against Lowell Catholic in the Div. 2 state championship.

Scituate players celebrate their opening goal against Lowell Catholic in the Div. 2 state championship.

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Scitate senior defender Tommy Marhoffer (5) goes to block a shot in the Div. 2 state championship at TD Garden.

Scitate senior defender Tommy Marhoffer (5) goes to block a shot in the Div. 2 state championship at TD Garden.

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About Brendan Connelly

Brendan Connelly, a lifetime native of Scituate, comes to WATD via the University of Massachusetts, where he graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications. During his time in Amherst, Brendan worked extensively with the University’s Radio Station WMUA 91.1 FM, in their sports department as a Broadcaster and Reporter. He also wrote for the Northampton-based periodical, the Daily Hampshire Gazette in their Sports Department. Following his graduation in May 2014, Brendan walked into WATD and was hired a few weeks later as a Sales Executive, then gradually worked his way into the Sports Department, becoming a weekly host on the Sports Exchange with Bill Wilhelm. One year later, Brendan officially took over the Morning Sports with Rob & Lisa, giving updates on Local High School Sports News Tuesdays through Fridays. Brendan still consistently sells advertising space as well for WATD, and helps Bill Wilhelm’s team at Sporting Events as a commentator. Outside the station, Brendan also works as a Sports Writer for the Boston Herald, who hired his services one month following WATD. Brendan has also interned as a broadcaster for the Brockton Rox which he did during the summer of 2012. In his spare time, Brendan enjoys playing pickup basketball, and hanging around Scituate & surrounding communities.