Peabody, the No. 1 seed in the American, won the White crown.
In the American quarterfinal game, Alex Jones and Mitch Nekoroski shared the shutout and Tyler Duval scored late in the first period as No. 4 Masco beat No. 5 Methuen, 2-0. In the semifinals, A.J. Couto followed an earlier assists with the winner with 2:01 left and Derek DeMild also had a goal and an assist as Peabody edged Masco, 2-1 – and Jake Witkowski scored 43 seconds into overtime to give No. 3 Melrose a 3-2 win over No. 2 Lexington/Bedford, Eric Mercer with a goal and an assist for Melrose. In the final game, Jeremy Hatfield posted three assists, Tyler Gillespie scored twice, Mike Vadala had 1-1-2 and Bryan Uva two assists in Peabody’s 6-3 victory over Melrose.
No. 3 Danvers won the Continental. In the quarterfinals, Jay Calcagno and Joe Strangie both had a goal and three assists, Kyle White and Rob Buchanan both posted 2-1-3 and Tyler Dustin 1-2-3 as Danvers beat No. 6 Winchester, 8-2 – and Colby Fortin delivered 1-1-2 and Tyler Herrick two assists in No. 5 Concord’s 5-3 triumph over No. 4 Wilmington, which got 1-1-2 from Danny Luise. In the semifinals, Ben Allen wore the hat and Brendan Regan, Jarred Penney, Jake Anemoduris and Mike Lanza all added 1-1-2 in No. 1 Stoneham’s 8-2 handling of Concord – and Strangie wore the hat as Danvers beat No. 2 North Reading, 3-2. In the title game, Strangie scored four goals and Danvers stopped Stoneham, 5-1.
No. 1 Burlington won the National. In the quarterfinals, Danny Kelly scored twice and No. 3 Arlington beat the No. 6 Maine Gladiators, 3-1 – and Garrett Phelan and Mark Dente both collected 1-1-2 in No. 4 Reading’s 5-2 victory over No. 5 Dover, which got 1-1-2 from Sean Lombard. In the semifinals, CJ Grinnell’s second of the game with 9:09 lefty was the winner, A.J. Hanson had 2-2-4 and Sean Gavin three assists in Burlington’s 4-3 decision over Reading – and Cam Franham wore the hat in No. 2 Andover’s 4-2 win over Arlington, which got 1-1-2 from Mike Greco. In the title game, Grinnell had a goal and two assists, Derek Batsos scored twice, Gavin and Eddie Ellis both posted 1-1-2 and Sean Murphy had two assists in Burlington’s 6-2 win over Andover, which got two goals from Farnham.
In the first crossover game, Buchanan delivered v2-1-3 and Strangie 1-1-2 as Danvers beat Burlington, 4-1. Then, Peabody beat Danvers, 4-3, in a shootout as Gillespie had 1-1-2 and Uva two assists for Peabody and Tyler Dustin scored twice and Robbie Petroccione forced overtime with a goal with 1:42 left in regulation for Danvers.
WHITE MVP: Joe Strangie, Danvers
Beverly, seeded No. 1 on the National side, took home the Blue title.
In the National quarterfinals, Taylor Browne and Steve Comar both scored twice, Blake Babineau had a goal and an assist and Alex Grant-Roy two assists as the No, 6 Maine Breakers beat No. 3 Cape Ann, 5-2 – and Tyler Donahue (1-1-2) scored the winner with 5:28 left, Shane Morin scored twice and Connor Donahue had two assists as No. 4 Salem nipped No. 5 Triton, 3-2. In the semis, Matt Hamor posted a goal and three assists and Ted Leathersich had two assists as Beverly beat Salem, 6-3, despite 2-1-3 by Morin – and Comar scored with :32 left in overtime to give the Breakers a 4-3 decision over No. 2 Everett/Revere, No. 98 with 1-1-2 and Justin Cloutier with two assists. In the title game, Connor Irving’s 1-1-2 helped Beverly past the Breakers, 4-2.
Second-seeded Saugus captured the Continental. In the quarterfinals, Corey Finch had two goals and an assist, Aaron DeAngelo and Colby Shepard 1-2-3 apiece, Erik Powers 1-1-2 and Cam Woodrow two assists in No. 3 Marblehead’s 8-1 handling of No. 6 Reading – and James Sigwood and Nick Arsenault scored 2:10 apart late in the first period and that was enough for No. 4 NH East to edged No. 5 Newburyport, 2-1. In the semis, Phil Biancuzzo scored twice and Stephane Rhynd had 1-1-2 as No. 1 Newton beat NH East, 4-0 -- and Wood’s second of the game, with 6:03 left, was the winner and Greco assisted on both goals as Saugus nipped Marblehead, 2-1. In the title game, Daly pitched a shutout and Kay had 1-1-2 as Saugus beat Newton, 4-0.
In the crossover game, Irving and Jake Straw both wore hats in Beverly’s 8-3 victory over Saugus.
BLUE MVP: Connor Irving, Beverly
The Cyclones, the No. 2 seeds in the Continental, skated off with the Red crown.
In the Continental quarterfinal game, No. 4 Lynn beat No. 5 Andover, 5-3. In the semifinals, Tom Maguire scored four goals and Dan Morin had two assists as No. 1 Haverhill beat Lynn, 5-2 – and Wil Faulkener scored with 2:11 left and then again with :24 on the clock to give the Cyclones a 2-1 decision over No. 3 Concord. In the final game, Jake Martin scored twice and the Cyclones beat Haverhill, 4-1.
No. 1 Greater Lowell won the American. In the quarterfinal game, No. 4 Medford beat No. 5 S&S, 5-3. In the semifinals, Payne Bourgeois tied the game with 3:55 left in regulation and then delivered the shootout winner and Brent Sullivan picked up two assists as Greater Lowell edged Medford, 4-3, despite a Tommy Calautti hat trick and three assists by Sean Allen – and Andrew Robertson capped a three-goal rally with the winner with :03 left, Steve Czarnota had 1-2-3 and Mike DeVincent 1-1-2 in No. 2 Wakefield’s 4-3 victory over No. 3 Malden, which got 2-1-3 from Paul O’Callaghan. In the title game, Ross Webber posted 1-1-2 in Greater Lowell’s 4-1 win over Wakefield.
No. 1 Winthrop won the National. In the quarterfinal game, No. 4 Wilmington nipped No. 5 Burlington, 2-1. In the semifinals, Mike Balian scored four goals and added an assist, Steve Goddard had three assists and Dan Eruzione posted 1-1-2 in Winthrop’s 6-3 win over Wilmington – and CJ Jerry scored in the game and the shootout as the No. 3 Blizzard edged No. 2 North Andover, 2-1. In the title game, Dan Eruzione had two goals and two assists and Goddard 1-1-2 in Winthrop’s 5-1 victory over the Blizzard.
In the first crossover game, Alec Lefave posted 2-1-3 and the Cyclones beat Winthrop, 4-1. Then, Lefave and Dylan Cody both delivered 2-2-4 and Bill McNamara also scored twice as the Cyclones beat Greater Lowell, 6-4.
RED MVP: Alec Lefave, Cyclones
Lynnfield, the top seeds in the National, won the Silver title.
In the National quarterfinal game, No. 5 Danvers beat No. 4 Watertown, 5-3. In the semifinals, Tremblay (1-1-2) had what proved to be the winner with 8:29 left and Ganter also had 1-1-2 as Lynnfield edged Danvers, 3-2 – and Zach Barry pitched a shutout and Alex Gray scored the only goal needed with 7:01 left in the first period of No. 3 Andover’s 2-0 win over No. 2 Arlington. In the title game, Ganter had a regulation goal and the deciding goal in the shootout and Tremblay had two assists as Lynnfield edged Andover, 4-3 – Mike Acheson’s second goal of the game forcing OT for Andover with :35 left, while Jack Reilly had an assist and shootout goal in the loss.
No. 3 Masco won the American. In the quarterfinals, Jacob Veilleux scored twice and Masco beat No. 6 Methuen, 2-0 – and Zach Strahan scored with 3:54 left to give No. 4 Tewksbury a 2-1 decision over No. 5 Pentucket. In the semifinals, Veilleaux had 1-1-2 and Masco beat No. 2 Peabody, 4-1 – and Nick Cervizzi had four assists, Bryant Bonaiuto wore the hat and Matt Lucia and Chris Paquette both assisted on two goals in Tewksbury’s 6-2 win over No. 1 Lexington/Bedford, which got 1-1-2 from Luke Snyder. In the title game, Jonathan Anderson stopped all five shootout tries and Vitaly Knowles connected to give Masco a 2-1 win over Tewksbury.
No. 2 Amesbury captured the Continental. In the quarterfinal game, Dean Lepore and Quillen Bradlee both scored twice and Nick DiCara had two assists in No. 4 Reading’s 5-1 win over No. 5 Wilmington. In the semifinals, Whooley scored twice and Kelley pitched a shutout in No. 1 Stoneham’s 4-0 victory over Reading – and Sean Vasque collected two goals and three assists, Blades Shields posted 2-1-3 and Nick Kidd had two assists in Amesbury’s 6-2 win over No. 3 Cape Ann. In the title game, Vasque (1-1-2) and Shields scored 22 seconds apart in the second period and Colin Lysik had 1-1-2 in Amesbury’s 4-1 triumph over Stoneham.
In the first crossover game, Bassi pitched a shutout, Ganter scored twice and Crampe had two assists in Lynnfield’s 3-0 win over Amesbury. Then, Bassi pitched another shutout and Crampe had 2-1-3 in another 3-0 win, this one over Masco.
SILVER MVP: Bassi, Lynnfield
Lexington/Bedford, the No. 4 seeds in the National, won the Gold title.
In the National play-in game, Kyle Mulkerin scored four goals, Brett Clark had 1-2-3, Ryan Mulkerin three assists, Sam Yonce added 1-1-2 and Duncan Lechner pitched a shutout as No. 8 Agawam beat No. 9 Beverly, 6-0. In the quarterfinals, Kyle Mulkerin had an assists and the deciding goal in the shootout as Agawam edged No. 1 Marblehead, 3-2; No. 7 Winchester beat No. 2 Lynn, 4-2; Andrew Sousa scored with :54 left in the second period as No. 6 Andover edged No. 3 Newton, 3-2 – and Justin Cooke scored late in the second period and Mac Sutton made it stand up as Lexington/Bedford nipped No. 5 Greater Lowell, 1-0. In the semifinals, Joey Caira and Dan Fox both posted 1-1-2 and Ted Hattener-Maier set up two goals in Lexington/Bedford’s 5-2 win over Agawam – and Walter Pappas collected 2-2-4 and Pat Holden 2-1-3 in Andover’s 5-2 victory over Winchester. In the title game, Cooke, Caira and Tyler Byrne all posted 1-1-2 in Lexington/Bedford’s 6-1 handling of Andover.
No. 3 North Reading won the Continental. In the quarterfinals, Brian Lee pitched a shutout, Owen Reilly assisted on two goals and North Reading got goals from five different players in a 5-0 victory over No. 6 S&S – and Schickling wore the hat and had an assist, Seward had two assists and Shuman lost a shutout bid with 2:20 left as No. 4 Triton beat No. 5 Stoneham, 4-1. In the semifinals, Jeremy Grabowski snapped a 1-1 tie with 9:51 left and No. 1 Newburyport bested Triton, 3-1 – and Lee pitched another shutout and Tim Russell scored late in the second period of North Reading’s 1-0 triumph over Newburyport.
In the crossover game, Sutton pitched a shutout and Cooke scored late in the second period as Lexington/Bedford edged North Reading, 1-0.
GOLD CO-MVPS: Mac Sutton, Lexington/Bedford and Brian Lee, North Reading
Lynnfield, the top seeds in the National, won the Green crown.
In the National quarterfinals, Golan (??No. 16) scored four goals and assisted on another in No. 2 Newton’s 6-2 win over No. 7 Reading; Cam Carpenito pitched a shutout and James Foote scored in the first period as No. 6 North Andover edged No. 3 Amesbury, 1-0 – and No. 5 Medford edged No. 4 Lynn, 1-0, in a shootout after Lauretti and Nelson pitched the shutout for Medford and George Papageorgio for Lynn. In the semifinals, Anthony Costa had 1-2-3 and Dom Costa pitched a shutout in Lynnfield’s 5-0 win over Medford – and Bucci pitched a shutout, Dober scored twice and Quinn had two assists in Newton’s 3-0 victory over North Andover. In the title game, Anthony Costa scored four goals, Brandon Zanni had three assists and Tyler Gregory two in Lynnfield’s 5-2 win over Newton.
No. 3 Arlington won Continental 1. In the quarterfinal game, Maddy Ricci wore the hat and Joe Giroux had two assists in No. 5 Wilmington’s 4-1 win over No. 4 Wakefield. In the semifinals, No. 1 Saugus beat Wilmington, 6-3 – and No. 3 Arlington downed No. 2 Winthrop, 6-2. In the title game, Mucci scored late in the second period and Arlington edged Saugus, 2-1.
The top-seeded Blizzard won the Continental 2. In the quarterfinals, Charlie Hesser scored twice, Zack Emmith had 1-1-2 and Mike Corbett two assists as No. 2 Newburyport beat No. 7 Burlington, 4-2; Bennett Curcuru wore the hat and Drew Aiello posted 1-1-2 in No. 6 Cape Ann’s 5-2 win over No. 3 Haverhill, which got two assists from Tyler Paquette – and Joe Snow delivered 2-1-3 as No. 5 Marblehead beat No. 4 Danvers, 3-1. In the semifinals, Grant Stejbach scored twice and Leone had two assists in the Blizzard’s 4-1 win over Marblehead – and Brian Padellaros scored his second goal of the game with :26 left in overtime to give No. 2 Newburyport a 2-1 victory over Cape Ann. In the final game, Pantinas had 1-1-2 and Matthews two assists as the Blizzard beat Newburyport, 4-1.
In the first crossover game, Ryan Day delivered 2-1-3 and Mike Rich 1-2-3 as the Blizzard beat Arlington, 4-1. Later in the day, Luke Tetrault forced overtime with 2:49 left and Lynnfield captured the shootout, 4-2, and beat the Blizzard, 2-1.
GREEN MVP: Anthony Costa, Lynnfield
Lexington/Bedford V, the No. 3 seeds in the Continental, beat Lexington/Bedford IV for the Gray title.
In the Continental quarterfinals, L/B edged No. 6 Arlington, 3-2 – and No. 4 North Reading nipped No. 5 Newton, 3-2. In the semifinals, Jason Begley scored twice and Peirce Callanan and Dave Caputo both posted 1-1-2 in No. 1 Masco’s 5-1 win over North Reading – and Ben Scott had the deciding goal in a 4-3 shootout, Jack Rand scored twice in the win and Elizabeth Dennehy had a regulation goal and then a shootout tally for the Wizards. In the final game, No. 20 scored twice in the third period and Lexington/Bedford beat Masco, 2-1.
No. 3 Lexington/Bedford IV won the American. In the quarterfinals, Natale scored twice and Thomas and George both had 1-1-2 in No. 1 Woburn’s 7-3 win over No. 8 Peabody, which got 1-1-2 from Mike Cashman; Jake Barry pitched a shutout, Ethan Pope and Pat Holden both scored twice and Teddy Holden had two assists in No. 7 Andover’s 4-0 victory over No. 2 Methuen; Ryan Cobb scored twice and L/B beat No. 6 Tewksbury, 3-2 – and Nick Palumbo pitched a shutout and Nate Tikonoff and Zak Aslane both had 1-1-2 as No. 5 Melrose beat No. 4 Pentucket, 3-0. In the semifinals, Natale posted 1-1-2 and Newcomb had two assists in Woburn’s 4-2 triumph over Melrose – and Colby Harlow collected four assists and George Han wore the hat in Lexington/Bedford’s 5-2 win over Andover. In the title game, Cobb scored four goals, Melissa Cusanello had two assists and Matt Judge lost a shutout bid with 5:42 left in L/B’s 4-1 victory over Woburn.
In the crossover game, Thomas Pierce pitched a shutout and Rhett Adley beat Judge with the game’s only goal with 1:48 left as Lexington/Bedford V nipped L/B IV, 1-0.
GRAY MVP: Thomas Pierce, Lexington/Bedford – MIKE SHALIN, firstname.lastname@example.org