Bantam - Week Ending Feb. 28


Joe Hill scored four goals, wearing a natural hat, and had an assist, Christian Robarge scored one goal and set up two others and Matt Pendenza also posted two assists in Wilmington’s 6-0 victory over Lynnfield/Saugus; and Kevin Puopolo delivered two goals and an assist and John Foley two assists as the Crusaders downed Waltham 4-2 – Connor Blanchard with both goals in the loss.


Arlington and Tewksbury both won a game and tied each other in the North. Declan Dolan dished out three assists, Jonathan Cayer and Nick Castellucci both had a goal and an assist and Nathan Brennan pitched a shutout in Arlington’s 6-0 victory over Natick; Pat Letourneau pitched a shutout and Mike Arsenault had a goal and an assist in Tewksbury’s 2-0 victory over Winthrop -- and Campbell Pierce scored with 3:07 left to give Tewksbury a 2-2 tie with Arlington, Max Janger with both Arlington goals;

Ben Elkins delivered a goal and an assist as the Sharks topped Casco Bay 3-1; and Davis Mattaliano had 1-1-2 and Preston Baille pitched a shutout in Wellesley’s 5-0 win over Casco Bay.

In the South, Brendan Hannabury and Austin Rein shared the shutout and Charlie Miele scored with 34 seconds left in the first period as Reading edged Marblehead 1-0; Luke Foster, Nick Wang and No. 10 all posted 1-1-2 and Nick Janne had two assists in newton’s 5-1 victory over SMS; Kyle Holley wore the hat, Jimmy Boyle had 1-1-2 and Ned Malolepszy and Mike Harty both dished out two assists in North Andover’s 7-0 triumph over Andover; and Ethan Chenard had 1-1-2 in the second period and Dawson Dubois scored with 50 seconds left in the period as NH East edged Lexington/Bedford 2-1.


Agawam won twice in the North. Aidan Crann wore a natural hat in the first period and then added the goal that turned out to be the winner with 9:11 left as Agawam edged Methuen 4-3, Joe Silverio with two goals in the loss -- and Finn Brophy and Grant Landon shared the shutout and Brady Hiff scored late in the second period of a 4-0 win over Melrose;

Matt Haney scored in the first minute of the third period and Tyler Ferro’s second goal of the game came with 3:55 left to give Andover a 4-3 decision over Nashoba – Stevie Williams with two assists in the win; DJ Ducharme ended Adam Kleis’s shutout with 10 seconds left and gave Burlington a 1-1 tie with Melrose – Cam Marks with the Melrose goal 39 seconds into the second period; Ian Beeley scored with 4:40 left to give Methuen a 1-1 tie with Danvers – Nick Ippolito with an early goal for Danvers; Mike Noble and Nolan McNeill scored in the second period as Stoneham edged Natick 2-1; and Bryan Anderson and Luke Bryson both posted 1-1-2 in Needham’s 4-1 win over Triboro.

In the South, Kevin Eswara and No. 15 both posted a goal and an assist in Newton’s 5-1 victory over Waltham; Tim Bedard pitched a shutout and Alex Hoar scored midway through the first period as Haverhill/Pentucket topped Greater Lowell 3-0; Dan Morency clicked for 2-1-3, Andrew Mezza and Andrew Bernfeld both also scored twice and Shane Corcoran had two assists in Beverly’s 6-1 win over the Edge; Frank Napolitano scored the tying goal with 5:39 left and Sean Cashell had 1-1-2 as Winchester pulled out a 2-2 tie with Acton-Boxboro; Tyler Sitnikov scored with 2:53 left as Lynnfield/Saugus erased a two-goal deficit and pulled out a 2-2 tie with the Edge – Nolan Foss with 1-1-2 for the Edge; Nico Martinez snapped a 2-2 tie with 7:52 left, Jack Henehan posted 2-1-3 and Gavin MacDonald and Evan Tremblay each had two assists as Arlington nipped Medford 4-2 – McDonald with both goals in the loss; Kevin Conley had 1-1-2 and Jack Gray two assists in Greater Lowell’s 3-1 victory over Acton-Boxboro; and Carter and Carpenter both scored twice in Woburn’s 4-1 triumph over Arlington.

The Sharks had a win and a tie in the East. Dylan Guibault pitched a shutout and Brendan O’Neil scored twice in a 3-0 victory over Concord – and Guibault was in goal for the Sharks and Gray Bailey for the Starhawks in a 0-0 tie;

Kevin Canaday wore the hat, No. 10 had a goal and two assists, Jack Hinckley posted 1-1-2 and Matt Chaote had two assists in Wellesley’s 8-1 victory over Dorchester; and Justin Hurst and Joe Loewen both clicked for 1-1-2 in Hyde Park’s 6-0 win over Cape Ann.

In the West, Joe Lennox scored two goals in 26 seconds and Zach Korbin pitched a shutout in Waltham’s 7-0 win over Everett/Revere; Luca Valinoti and Andrew Courtemanche both had two assists and Carlos Jones pitched a shutout in NH East’s 4-0 victory over Stoneham; Gerace’s second goal of the game came with 9:17 left and Meyer (1-1-2) followed with 6:23 remaining to give Groton a 3-2 decision over the Crusaders; and Ryan Fleck scored his second goal of the game and Henry Berman followed 1:36 later to give Needham a 3-2 win over the Crusaders.


Peabody won twice behind a pair of shutouts by Lucas DeMild and Christian Loescher in the North. Mike Zarro had a goal and an assist in a 3-0 win over Wellesley – and Grout wore the hat and had an assist and LePage posted 2-1-3 in a 6-0 triumph over Agawam;

Jeffrey Davis and Robert Moran pitched a shutout and Cam Cronin scored in the second period as Billerica edged North central 1-0; Carter Hall and Adam Connor both posted 2-1-3, Jace Rudolph also scored twice, Joe Parinello had 1-1-2 and Jay Earley pitched a shutout as the Outlaws scored a big win over Acton-Boxboro; and No. 11 had 2-1-3 and No. 2 added 1-1-2 in Triboro’s 5-0 win over Twin City.

Natick had a win and a tie, the tie with Wilmington, which wore two ties, and the Edge also had a win and a tie in the South. Logan Pfaler and John Stafford both scored one goal and set up three others, Eli Kaplan had two goals and an assist, Andrew Miller also scored twice and Sean Mcmahon had two assists in Natick’s 603 victory over SMS, Pat Cullen with two goals and Connor Nordman two assists in the loss; Mario DeLuca scored the tying goal with 2:29 left and Pfaler had 1-1-2 as Natick pulled out a 5-5 tie with Wilmington, Shane Mercuri with 1-1-2 for Wilmington – and Vachon’s second goal of the game and O’Connor’s third came 1:35 apart early in the third period (Vachon scored just eight seconds in) and Thach had two assists as Medfield pulled out a 5-5 tie with Wilmington, Cam Banks with 2-2-4 and Anthony b two goals for Wilmington; Nick Dapolito and Dario Leach both had 2-1-3 and Nick Hall and Curtis Mann shared the shutout as the Edge downed Wakefield 6-0 – and Alex Evans scored with 3:35 left to give the Edge a 2-2 tie with Marblehead;

Jared Knight scored two goals and set up four others and Carter Higgins also scored twice in NH East’s 8-2 victory over Wakefield – Brendan Vacca with two goals in the loss; Joe Lombardi and Jack Hilgren both scored twice as the Demons topped North Reading 4-1; and Evan Smotrich scored the winner with 15.7 seconds left in the second period as Winthrop nipped Haverhill/Pentucket 3-2.

Burlington won twice and the Starhawks had a win and a tie in the East.  Chris Jones scored twice in Burlington’s 5-3 win over Melrose – and Dan Downie scored his second goal of the game with 8:02 left and CJ Boyle had two assists in a 4-3 decision over Newburyport, Cal Barraclough with two goals in the loss; Nick Loughlin set up two goals in the first period as the Starhawks edged Arlington 2-1 – and No. 2 scored with three minutes left to give Belmont a 2-2 tie with the Starhawks;

Zachary Roughan pitched a shutout and Zach Ratte scored both goals in Andover’s 2-0 victory over Cape Ann; Cam Erwin’s second goal of the game, with 35 seconds left, gave Waltham a 2-1 decision over Belmont; Tom Vaziri scored his second goal of the game with 1:07 left to give Parkway a 2-2 tie with Arlington; Aidan Timlin and Jack Dunning (1-1-2) scored 34 seconds apart in the third period as Nashoba downed Masco 3-1; Adam Bridgeo wore the hat and Danvers topped Burlington 2-1; and Teague Olsen scored two goals in 15 seconds and Jacob Berger followed as the Sharks scored three late goals in 1:16 and edged Framingham 3-2.

Medford had a win and a tie in the West. Chris Freeman scored two goals in seven seconds late and Michael Holt (2-1-3) followed 1:07 later, with 3:38 left in the game in a 4-3 decision over Dorchester, Mike Donehey with two assists in the win – and Shane Keddy and Darren Domegan scored 32 seconds apart, Donegan connecting with 1:58 left to give Medford a 3-3 tie with Waltham, Robbie Greene with two goals and Austin Osburn two assists for Waltham;

Colin Hatton scored two goals in 16 seconds, Tom Perivolotis had 1-1-2 and Marc Calheta two assists as Acton-Boxboro downed SMS 5-1; Liam McAnena had 2-1-3 and snapped a 3-3 tie with 1:49 left as Winchester erupted for five goals in the final 8:12 and nipped Lexington/Bedford 5-3 – Adam Bockhoff with 1-1-2 in the win and Steve Joseph 2-1-3 and Joe Hickey 1-2-3 for L/B; Pat Gilligan scored twice as Beverly trimmed Newton 3-1; and Wes McRoy pitched a shutout and Leary Moore scored with 4:09 left as the Crusaders edged Chelmsford 1-0.

In the Central, Teddy Coes scored his second goal of the game with one second left to give Wellesley a 3-2 decision over Haverhill/Pentucket; Kevin DiNapoli scored one goal and set up two others as Reading topped the Crusaders 4-1; Colby Guilmette scored twice in Twin City’s 5-3 victory over Triboro – Tom Gentile with two goals in the loss; and Cam Goneau’s second goal of the game, with 31 seconds left, gave Woburn a 3-2 decision over Methuen.



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