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Hockey player avoids charges

Duxbury teen was injured by check

PLYMOUTH - A bone-crushing body check in a high school hockey game was determined Friday not to be a criminal act.

That was the verdict that emerged when a Plymouth District Court clerk magistrate declined to issue criminal charges against the Scituate High player who knocked a Duxbury player to the ice during a Jan. 7 game at The Bog Ice Arena in Kingston.

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