Facing its first deficit of the young season, the BC High hockey team relied on arguably its most valuable commodity to lead the team to victory: leadership.
Senior captain Steve DeForge and junior Jake Lemanski each tallied a pair of goals, and sophomore Brandon Payzant collected 19 saves as BC High opened Catholic Conference play with a 5-2 victory over St. John’s Prep Thursday afternoon at Dorchester.
“Both [DeForge and Lemanski] are leaders on this team,” said BC High coach John Flaherty. “Both of them step up when the games are on the line. Both of them are good shooters. They get themselves in good positions to score, and that’s what I expect of those two.” Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.