Malone on National Championship team

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Josh Malone of Hodgdon is back in the County after capturing his second national Jr Tier 2 Championship with the Maine Moose. Malone says winning a second time is very sweet

Josh Malone:" It was great we went down there with a lot of intensity like we were there for business."
Malone was a senior on the Houlton Hodgdon Blackhawks this year and once that season was over he played with the Moose again
It has been a great run for the Moose They stopped New Hampshire 3-2 to win the title on Monday and in two straight national tournament never tasted defeat

Malone:"We went undefeated the whole tournament and last year. The last two years at National we went 11-0.

. Malone says after winning last year in the 16 and under division the team felt pressure as several of them moved up an age group this year.

Malone:" We had a name on our back we knew that teams were going to come out looking for us, but we just kept our nose the grindstone and came out with some wins."