Ryan Manley and Zac Godin each scored and handed out three assists as Essex opened its season with a 7-0 win over Missisquoi in high school boys hockey Monday.
Steve Morse and Brody Almeida, Jon Palmer, Jake Gaboriault and Austin Theriault also scored and Joey Robertson earned two assists for the Hornets.
Essex’s Brock Paquette and Erik Short combined for 17 saves.
Ian Walsh and Camden Gagne stopped a combined 28 shots for Missisquoi.
* Burr and Burton 3, Champlain Valley-South Burlington 1: Morgan Bazyk scored a pair of goals, including the go-ahead tally in the second period, as host Burr and Burton topped Champlain Valley-South Burlington.
Daisy Sullivan had a tying goal for BBA in the second period. Kaylie Benson made 13 saves for BBA.
Kyla Driver gave CV-SB an early lead and Courtney Peyko turned away 28 shots.