Mites - Week Ending Dec 23
Masco won twice, S&S had a win and a tie and Greater Lowell two ties. Sam Stone’s second of the game, with 6:26 left, turned out to be the difference in Masco’s 4-3 victory over Melrose – and Stone and Chris Egan both scored twice and Nathan Bargman had a goal and an assist in a 6-4 triumph over Methuen; Kyle Welch scored two goals and assisted on two other, Louis Olivieri wore the hat and Ryan Welch posted 1-1-2 as S&S beat Lexington/Bedford, 8-1 – and Kyle Welch (1-1-2) had the tying goal with 7:29 left and Olivieri fashioned another hat as S&S pulled out a 5-5 tie with Greater Lowell, which got 2-2-4 from Derrick Flynn and two goals from Connor Barter; and Zac Duarte had the tying goal with 9:00 left to give Tewksbury a 2-2 tie with Lowell, which got both goals from Flynn;
Kasey O’Brien scored twice in the first period and Stoneham edged Newton, 2-1; Eric Lester wore the hat and had two assists and Jonathan Caux added 1-2-3 in Methuen’s 8-3 win over Tewksbury, which got two goals from Brendan Sjostedt; Mike Guanci wore the hat in Wakefield’s 8-2 handling of Lynn, which got 1-1-2 from Bobby Pearl; Nathan O’Neil wore the hat, Tom Mapstone had 1-2-3 and Mike Reilly 1-1-2 in Andover’s 7-3 victory over Lynn, which got 1-2-3 from Evan Reddick; Drew Burke’s fourth goal of the game tied it with 3:46 left and Jessica Chicko then followed with the winner at the 2:53 mark as North Andover rallied to nip Marblehead, 5-4; and Greg McGunigle wore the hat (one of six hat tricks in the White Divisions) and Matt McKenzie had 1-2-3 as Melrose stopped Wilmington, 5-2 – Jack Bertolami with both Wilmington tallies.
Nick Moheban wore the hat, Alexander Duncan set up three goals, Luke McQuaide scored two and William Winship had two assists in Andover’s 6-2 win over Pentucket; Barrett Towns and Daniel Leff both scored twice and Twons added an assist as Triton stopped Reading, 6-0; Charles Masse pitched a shutout in goal and Anthony D’Amato posted 2-1-3 in Beverly’s 3-0 victory over Medford; San Costanza erupted for four goals and two assists, Ethan Brennan added 1-2-3 and Diego Corona 1-1-2 in Cape Ann’s 7-2 win over Lynnfield, which got 1-1-2 from Joe Mack; Mike Hays had the winner with 3:43 left, Kelly Browne posted 1-1-2 and Burlington overcame a Kevin Murphy hat trick and edged Newburyport, 6-5; Harrett Hoag’s second of the game snapped a 4-4 tie with 5:34 remaining, Jamie Rinklin capped a hat trick with two goals later and Brendan Crehan had two assists as Reading beat Andover, 7-4, despite four goals by Tom Brassil; and Mike Sarnacchiaro capped a 5-1-6 explosion with the tying goal with 5:01 remaining to give Saugus a 6-6 tie with Everett/Revere, which got 1-1-2 apiece from Anderson, MacLaughlin and Besseler.
Nathan Rich wore the hat, Stephen Rogers scored twice, Henry Brooks had a goal and an assist and Winthrop scored five goals in the third period and beat Burlington, 9-5, despite a Ryan O’Connor hat trick; Mike Gresser and Tim Pacquette scored late in the second period and Newton nipped Newburyport, 2-1; Nolan Collins scored twice, Eric Devlin had 1-1-2 and Bryan Penney two assists in Wakefield’s 6-2 win over Marblehead; Robert Tibbets scored twice, Jake Gamble had 1-1-2 and Lauren White pitched the shutout as Danvers beat North Reading, 4-0; Mike Norton wore the hat and had two assists and Nick Federico scored twice in Stoneham’s 6-2 victory over the Blizzard; and Dalton Church wore the hat and Cade Nagahama had two assists in Winchester’s 6-1 win over Arlington.
Catherine McVey’s second of the game, with 7:15 left, proved to be the winner and Kyle Lombardo and Mitch Andrea both had a goal and an assist as Tewksbury edged Woburn, 5-4 – Brett Paolillo with two goals in the loss; Tom Ross wore the hat, Pat Curtin scored twice and Donald Alois pitched a shutout in goal as Andover III beat Andover IV, 6-0; Jack Poska scored with 2:32 left to give S&S a 3-3 tie with Reading, which got two goals from Ryan Driscoll; Josh Kim and Eugene Yoon scored 19 seconds apart in the last two minutes for the win and Xavier Marcoux had 1-1-2 as Lexington/Bedford beat Saugus, 5-3 – Nolan Whitlock with two goals in the loss; Walker scored five goals and Haverhill scored five times in the third period and beat Woburn, 8-6, despite a Brian Shaughnessey hat trick; and Filippo Scarfo and Trevor Gallo both wore hats, David Gaudin had 1-2-3 and Jack Hurton 1-1-2 in Masco’s 8-1 handling of Triton.
William Leary had two goals and an assist, Kiernan Stone a goal and two assists and Derek Krantz 1-1-2 in Newton’s 5-2 win over Winchester, which got 1-1-2 from Steven Osborne; Briane Taylor delivered two goals and two assists, Caroline Ingram 2-1-3 and Allison Wright 1-1-2 as the Andover Girls scored a big win over Greater Lowell; McKinley Karpa snapped a scoreless tie and Agawam beat Masco, 3-0 (coaches, a goalie’s name???); Mollie Sullivan wore the hat, Jacob Grossi-Hogg scored twice and Ethan Coir had two assists in Newburyport’s 5-1 win over Stoneham; and Cooper Marengi scored twice and Lynnfield stopped Amesbury, 3-1.
Sean Loescher scored four goals and assisted on another and Mike DeFillipo had two goals and an assist in Peabody’s 7-1 victory over Masco; Billy McCann and Dylan Babcock both scored twice and Brian Carrabes had 1-1-2 in North Reading’s 8-3 win over Tewksbury; Joel Kochanski capped a 2-1-3 effort with a goal with 11:30 left that gave North Andover a 4-4 tie with Wilmington; Jake Kivekas capped a hat trick with :56 left to give Agawam a 3-3 tie with Cape Ann, which got two goals from Ryan Webb, Colton LaCouture wore the hat, Pat Vetter had 2-1-3 and Cam Knight 1-2-3 as the Blizzard snowed North Andover, 7-0; and David Barry’s goal early in the second period turned out to be the winner in Winthrop’s 4-2 triumph over Marblehead, which got 1-1-2 from Lauren Perry.
Tim McCarthy’s fourth goal of the game, with 5:21 left, gave Beverly a 4-4 tie with Newton, which got a hat trick from Hannah Freehill; and Tom Malinson/King scored twice and Marblehead beat Methuen, 3-1.
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