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Bantam - Week Ending Sept 13

Welcome back to another year of great hockey – and to our weekly roundups.

Each week, we will again bring you a rundown of all games played and achievements of the kids. But coaches, I need your help. If you don’t have roster stickers, please write your roster down with writing I can read so I can give kids the proper credit. And, tell me who your goalie(s) with a little “G” next to the players’ names. One more thing – if there’s a mistake made on our end – spelling, etc. – or if I identify a player by a number and not a name or we need to add a goalie’s name, drop me a line and we can fix any problems. Thanks and have a great season!!!

“ELITE”

The Maine Academy won twice, Winchester had a win and a tie and Tewksbury wore two ties, one against Winchester. Sam Frechette scored two goals and set up another, Brandon Caron posted a goal and an assist, Mason Parks had two assists and Nash Davies pitched a shutout in Maine’s 7-0 victory over Natick – and Frechette, Joe Lucien, Ridge Field and Caden Smith all had a goal and an assist and Jacob Smith pitched the shutout in an 8-0 win over NH East; Sam Garmey scored twice and Jack Riley scored the winner with 8:53 left as Winchester edged Belmont, 3-2; Robert DiVincenzo was in goal for Winchester and Letourneau for Tewksbury in a 0-0 tie – and Waltham’s Eddie Finney and Tewksbury’s Pierce exchanged goals 13 seconds apart in the first 25 seconds of the third period of a 1-1 tie;

In the other game, Garret Richards scored twice and Owen Barry had two assists in NH East’s 4-1 win over Reading.

“AAA”

In the North, Leo Byers scored with 55 seconds left to give Andover a 2-2 tie with Belmont; Corey Cherico scored with 47 seconds remaining to give Winthrop a 2-2 tie with Winchester – Robbie Tarantino with assists on both Winthrop goals and William Rappole and John McDonald scoring late for Winchester; and Jacob Slotnick’s second goal of the game, 30 seconds into the third period, was the winner and Dave Mega had a goal and an assist as Natick edged Newburyport, 3-2 – Jacob Grossi-Hogg with 1-1-2 in the loss.

In the South, Mike Van Flandem and Owen Vahey (two goals) scored 32 seconds apart in Wellesley’s 3-1 victory over Burlington; Connor Rohan had two goals and an assist and Aidan Lowry and Mike Connolly both posted 1-1-2 in Triton’s 7-4 win over Dorchester, which got two goals and Tony Juliano; Hally, Matthews and Callow all scored twice and Flaherty had two assists as South Boston stopped Lexington/Bedford, 7-1; Jayden Gaudreau’s second goal of the game – Andrew Moore assisting on both, with 1:59 left gave Maine a 3-2 decision over Parkway; and Danny Sheerin clicked for 2-1-3, Billy Erickson had 1-2-3 and Deron Breene 1-1-2 as the Sharks topped Stoneham, 7-1.

“AA”

In the North, Robert Prentiss pitched a shutout and Jeff Lopes scored early in the second period as Danvers trimmed Natick, 2-0; Dave Marchand scored what turned out to be the winner as SMS scored three goals in 2:25 in the second period en route to a 4-2 win over Agawam; Liam George scored twice as the Jr. Bruins defeated Melrose, 5-1; and Costa had 2-1-3, Pratt posted 1-2-3, Rivet also had two assists and Ferrara pitched a shutout in Groton’s big win over Lynn.

The Portland Pirates debuted with two loud wins and Chelmsford had a win and a tie in the South. Dawson Gendreau and Matt Laughlin both went for 2-2-4, Jake McDonald had 1-2-3, Luke Levesque also scored twice and Brady Hall also posted two assists in a 9-1 victory over Haverhill – and Alec Hess clicked for 2-2-4, Levesque had 2-1-3, Jameson Bakke and Gendreau both had 1-2-3, Chris Balzano set up three goals and Nolan Matthews scored two in a big win over Winchester; Finney pitched a shutout and Dillmon scored early in the third period as Chelmsford trimmed Woburn, 2-0 – and Caruso scored two goals in 61 seconds early in the third period to give Chelmsford a 3-3 tie with Reading;

Spencer Murrin pitched a shutout and Max Anderson scored late in the first period as Reading nipped Cambridge, 2-0; Calocci’s second goal of the game, with 4:49 left, was the winner and Duffy posted two assists as Triboro edged North Andover, 3-2; Jack Kavey’s second goal of the game, with 10:20 left, was the winner and No. 14 had two assists as Waltham nipped Haverhill, 3-2; Josh Lunger scored twice in Wellesley’s 4-1 victory over Concord; and Beeley scored four goals and set up another, N. Riddell posted 2-1-3, Corcoran posted three assists, Schena scored twice and Fili and Cohen both had two assists in Methuen’s big won over Wakefield.

In the East, DePietro wore the hat and had an assist and Bocchino pitched a shutout in Lynn’s 4-0 victory over SMS; and Pat Gibbons clicked for 2-2-4, Matt Albert had 2-1-3, Noah Razzeti also scored twice, Alex Helenius had 1-1-2 and Jacob Mauro also posted two assists in Twin City’s big win over Everett/Revere.

In opening West action, Joe Parinella scored his second goal of the game with 4:39 left to give the Outlaws a 3-3 tie with Winthrop, which got a goal and an assist from Jack Sicurella; Evan Arsenault wore the hat, Connor Lynch had 1-1-2, Jared Labrache set up two goals and Keegan Failes pitched a shutout as the Crusaders downed South Boston, 7-0; Andrew Mezza and Dan Morency both scored twice and Cam Burns had two assists in Beverly’s 5-2 victory over Greater Lowell, which got both goals from Jack Gray; Jack Lenox scored four goals, including a natural hat, and set up another Zach Tam dished out three assists, Jackson Brinker scored twice, Dan Conrad and Matt Roan both had 1-1-2 and Will Carr and Mike Armstrong both had two assists in Waltham’s 9-2 win over Natick; Andrew Biron, Zach Weznick, Matt Jennings and No. 36 all posted 1-1-2 as the Starhawks downed Woburn, 6-0; Recchia of the Groton Crusaders and Hurst of Hyde Park traded goals in a 1-1 tie; and Brendan O’Neill scored twice, Declan Gavin posted 1-1-2 and Dylan Gailbault pitched a shutout as the Sharks, topped Stoneham, 5-0.

“A”

In the North, Jake Geannaris pitched a shutout and No. 16 scored in the second period as Masco nipped Belmont, 2-0; Josh Garrity and Sam Tucker both wore hats, Garrity adding an assist, Ethan Casavant had three assists, Keagan Murphy posted 1-1-2 and William Billiel pitched a shutout in North Central’s big win over Andover; Brett Zaorski scored twice and Nick Crawshaw and Aidan O’Neil scored 52 seconds apart early in the second period of Wellesley’s 5-1 win over Acton-Boxboro; Duncan Stephenson scored one goal and set up three others, Ben Fasciano wore a hat, Hugo Zhang scored twice, No. 59 had 1-1-2 and Jake Harvey two assists in Concord-Carlisle’s 8-2 victory over Marblehead, which got both goals from Tyler Seller; Jacob Fox snapped a 1-1 tie early in the second period as Wilmington trimmed Agawam, 3-1; Conor O’Halloran’s second goal of the game, with 2:36 left, gave Agawam a 2-2 tie with Twin City, which got both goals from JJ Maillet; Lucas Marshall delivered 1-1-2 in Framingham’s 5-0 victory over Haverhill/Pentucket; and Luke Butler scored four goals and Remy Lacchia had 1-1-2 in Lexington/Bedford’s 6-3 win over Cape Ann, which got two goals from Cilluffo.

Danvers won twice in the South. Dan Glidden and Adam Palmacci both scored twice in a 4-1 win over Reading – and Dan Verry scored four goals and set up another, Fave Covello posted 1-2-3, Glidden scored twice and Evan Danjos had two assists in a big win over Acton-Boxboro;

Andrew Moore’s second goal of the game, with 6:26 left, turned out to be the winner and Kyle Banker and Eli Brown both posted 1-1-2 as Needham edged Methuen, 4-3; Ben Williamson pitched a shutout and Alex Solomon assisted on both goals in North Andover’s 2-0 win over the Starhawks; Cole Ablow and Leif Reiley both clicked for 2-1-3, No. 34 also scored twice, Jack Forrest had 1-1-2 and Carlos Jones pitched a shutout in NH East’s big win over SMS; Matt Skillings started a rally with his second goal of the game, with 8:23 left, Andrew Madden, who also had an assist, followed with 5:25 remaining and Casey Brien Weiss then came through with 1:15 remaining to give Triboro a 4-4 tie with North Reading – Aidan Riley and No. 43 with two assists apiece for Triboro and Dan Smith 1-1-2 for NR; and Dacey Gregory’s second goal of the game, with 29 seconds left, gave Waltham a 3-2 decision over Reading – Joe King with two assists in the win and Matt Khoury both goals in the loss.

Nashoba, the Edge and Burlington all won twice in the East. Tom Germann scored with 8:34 left and Jack Chaves scored his second goal of the game with 3:03 remaining to give Nashoba a 4-3 decision over Medford, Jonathan Ran with 1-2-3 and Aidan Linnane three assists in the win and Anthony Assetta 1-1-2 and Justin Steriti two assists in the loss – and Jack Dunning clicked for 1-2-3 in a 5-1 victory over Triboro; Dan Smith scored with 3:35 left to give the Edge a 3-2 decision over Lynnfield/Saugus – and Jacob Smith wore the hat and added an assist, Alex Evans had 1-2-3 and Nick Hall and Curt Mann shared a shutout in a 5-0 victory over Waltham; Ronin D’Auria clicked for 2-1-3 and Danny Sullivan and Luke Shannon posted 1-2-3 apiece in Burlington’s 5-3 triumph over Winchester – and Shannon set up three goals, Sullivan scored twice and Mike Morcos pitched a shutout in a 4-0 win over the Crusaders;  

Liam McAnena scored two goals and set up another, Derek Kimball and Vincent Scali also scored twice and Khalil Porecha added two assists in Winchester’s 7-3 win over Wellesley, which got 1-1-2 from Gavin Vogel; Dylan McCarthy, Frank Warren and Alex Smith all delivered 2-1-3 and Keegan Gingras also scored twice as the Sharks scored a big win over Chelmsford; and No. 61, who also had an assist, scored what turned out to be the winner with 6:15 left as Brookline nipped Beverly, 3-2.

Newton won twice in the West. Nick Krajewski scored two goals and set up two others and Nik Kadiyala had 1-1-2 in a 4-2 victory over North Central – and Aram Tashjian scored with 26 seconds left and Vladimoro Martinez assisted on both goals as Newton edged Burlington, 2-1;

Liam Goddard scored twice and Zachary Tataronis and Bradley Walk lost a combined shutout on two goals in the final 2:47 as the Edge topped Natick, 5-2; Darien Ackerman pitched a shutout and Tim Coffey scored early as Groton nipped Greater Lowell, 1-0; Kelly scored twice in the second period to lead the Sharks to a 2-1 win over Lexington/Bedford; and Randolph scored twice, Knight and Dimodica both had 1-1-2, Higgins set up two goals and Lablanc pitched a shutout in NH East’s 6-0 victory over Lexington/Bedford.

-– MIKE SHALIN, mshalin@valley-associates.com