Squirt - Week Ending April 3
REGULAR SEASON GAMES ONLY
The Renegades won twice in the final week of the regular season. Ryan Blouin capped a hat trick with 3:37 left, just eight seconds after Jared Connelly scored for Chelmsford, to give Maine a 4-3 decision over Chelmsford, as Reed Hopkins had a goal and an assist in the win and Ryan Kennedy two assists in the loss – and Hopkins scored the winner with 3:45 left and Casey Cloutier had a goal and an assist as the Renegades edged Melrose, 3-2, with Stephen Buckley posting a goal and an assist in the loss;
Luc Leblanc scored what turned out to be the winner and Dylon Stutts delivered 1-2-3 as NH East nipped Melrose, 5-4 – Pat Rossetti with two assists in the loss; Hunter McCoy snapped a 1-1 tie with 11:12 left and Newburyport topped Andover, 3-1; Colin Kastle scored twice as Concord defeated Woburn, 4-1; and Robbie Falso scored with 28 seconds left to give Winchester a 4-3 decision over Methuen – Ryan McCarthy with two goals, Mike Drew 1-1-2 and James Kiley two assists in the win and Pat Cooper two goals in the loss.
Medford won twice and Salem had two ties. A.J. Bonaventure made it 3-0 with 57 seconds left in the second period of a 4-2 win over Salem – and Ryan Donahue scored what turned out to be the winner in the second period of a 4-2 victory over Billerica; Eric DeFelice scored third-period goals 2:25 apart to give Salem a 3-3 tie with Watertown, which got two goals from Pat Keegan – and Cory Cherico (1-2-3) scored the tying goal with 8:34 left and Luke Evangelista wore the hat and had an assist as Winthrop earned a 4-4 tie with Salem, which got two goals from Jonathon Last and 1-1-2 from Hunter Healey;
Chris Spinazola posted 2-1-3 and Tom Worob 1-2-3 in Wilmington’s 4-0 win over North Reading; Andrew Kotsifas had 1-1-2 and Kyle McManus two assists in Greater Lowell’s 5-3 victory over Tewksbury, which got two goals from Colby Pierce; Cole Esposito delivered 2-1-3, Eamonn McLean also scored twice and Dylan Campbell had 1-1-2 I Masco’s 5-2 win over Chelmsford; Joe Shannon came through with 1-2-3, Jenna Bragalone scored twice, Nick DelTrecco had 1-1-2 and Alexis Saia two assists in Stoneham’s 7-1 victory over Masco; Connor Viviano scored twice and James Wilson had 1-1-2 in Groton’s 6-2 win over Winchester; and Tom Muizulisz scored twice in the third period and Owen Gund snapped a 1-1 tie with 7:35 left as Waltham nipped Andover, 3-1.
Jake McNeeley wore the hat, Liam Maguire had three assists and Dillon Maguire and Cam Gorman both posted 1-1-2 as Melrose defeated Haverhill/Pentucket, 6-2; Dan Mills delivered 2-1-3 and Alex Sepe also scored twice in Nashoba’s 5-2 win over Hollis, which got 1-1-2 from Trent Costa; Gavin Dickson wore the hat and had an assist, goal No. 2 coming with 3:28 left to lift Methuen to a 6-5 victory over Reading, which got two goals from McLaughlin and 1-1-2 from Julius.
In the only game, Sean Dobisz’s second goal of the game, with 7:03 left, turned out to be the winner and Zach McDonald had 1-1-2 as Waltham edged Marblehead, 3-2.
Andover won twice. Nick Christopher scored three late goals to pull out a 4-3 decision over Triton, which got 2-1-3 from Dylan Chute, 1-1-2 from Mike Beevers and two assists apiece from Ethan Belt and Matt Duncan – and Christopher wore another hat and added an assist, Shea scored twice, Hale had 1-1-2 and Ashworth two assists in an 8-3 victory over Peabody;
Jack Niksa scored on a penalty shot 47 seconds into the third period to lift Triton past Twin City, 3-2; Donald Walk and Jeff Brake both wore hats, Walk adding two assists and Brake one and Brake wearing a natural hat in a 3:04 stretch of the first period, and Joey Cuggino had three assists in Nashoba’s 8-2 victory over Peabody, which got both goals from Jonathan Wood and assists on both from Kathryn DiGiulio; Mike Beevers wore the hat and Conor Kohan had two assists in Triton’s 4-2 win over Burlington, which got both goals from Conor Quinlan; Isaiah Kepnes scored twice and Nashua trimmed Beverly, 3-1; Mike Eisner scored early and S&S edged North Andover, 1-0 (coaches, a goalie for the shutout???); and Brady McFadden wore the hat and had an assist, Robert Casey posted 2-1-3 and Aaron Scott 1-1-2 in Tewksbury’s 7-2 win over Medford, which got 1-1-2 from Ricciardi.
The Andover Girls won twice. Hannah Littlewood wore the hat in a 4-2 victory over Melrose – and Littlewood scored with 2:13 left to give her team a 2-1 decision over Reading;
DiPlacido ended the combined shutout bid of Claresse Caprigno and Andrew Carabis with 16 seconds left to give Stoneham a 1-1 tie with Greater Lowell, which got a second-period goals from Cam Trull; Shaw scored twice as North Reading topped Amesbury, 5-3 – Josh Hyman with 1-1-2 in the loss; Maguire and Reddy both wore hats and each added two assists and MacDonald scored one goals and assisted on three others in Lynn’s 9-2 win over Portland, which got 1-1-2 from Brady Desjardins; Scott Elwell scored twice and Peter Jenkins had 1-1-2 in Wakefield’s 4-2 victory over Reading; Bracher delivered 1-2-3 and Chittilappilly had 1-1-2 in Newton’s 5-2 win over Salem; Chris Kelleher came through with 1-2-3, Brendan Murphy and Ryan Welch both scored twice, Alex Tram had 1-1-2 and Aiden Chitkara two assists in Waltham’s 8-3 win over Greater Lowell, which got two goals from Andrew Dickson; and Babineau capped a hat trick with the winner in the third period and Mickle posted two assists in Billerica’s 5-4 decision over Wakefield, which got two goals from Chris Coombs.
Masco won twice. Jason Schueler scored two goals and assisted on two others and Chris Sanborn also had two goals in a 6-4 win over Medford, which got 2-1-3 from Brian Paone – and Matt Adams had two goals and an assist, Sanborn also scored twice and Vincenzo Grutti posted 1-1-2 in an 8-1 win over Hollis;
Ryan Tarmey (1-1-2) scored the winner with 35 seconds left and Brendan Locke scored twice in Marblehead’s 4-3 decision over Methuen; Tim Coffey (1-1-2) scored with 2:02 remaining to give Nashua a 3-2 win over Portland, which got both goals from Brady Desjardins; Alex Tam posted 2-1-3 and Ryan Walsh had two assists in Waltham’s 4-0 win over Cape Ann; Jake Dalton wore the hat in Andover’s 5-2 victory over Waltham, which got both goals from Devon Pierrelouis; Derek Lendall went for 2-1-3 and Paone also scored twice in Medford’s 6-4 victory over Groton, which got two goals from Joey Robinson; and Sean Cashell scored four goals in the first period, PJ Sullivan has 2-1-3 and Jason Provenzano 1-2-3 in Winchester’s 8-6 victory over Concord, which got two goals from Labodini and 1-1-2 apiece from Pierce and J. Janickowski.
– MIKE SHALIN, email@example.com