John Bapst boys’ hockey crew is aiming for its 1st state championship

For gamers on the John Bapst Memorial Excessive Faculty boys hockey crew, losses have fueled their motivation.

They had been upset about being ousted from the Class B North quarterfinals by eventual regional champ Camden Hills of Rockport final season after which shedding to Previous City-Orono 4-3 of their second common season recreation this season.

Since then, the Crusaders have soared to the highest of the B North Heal Factors standings with their 9-2 report. They displaced Messalonskee of Oakland atop the standings with a 3-0 street win over the Eagles final week.