Natick had a win and a tie. Aidan Hawley had a goal and an assist and Nick Haswell scored what turned out to be the winner in the second period of a 4-1 win over Maine – and Max Gargurevich scored in the second period, answering a first-period goal ad Natick tied Wilmington 1-1;
Justin Moran, scored four goals, including a natural hat in just 58 seconds in the first period, and added an assist, Matt Johnson scored what turned out to be the winner with 3:42 left and dished out four assists, Justin McCullough had a goal and three assists, Bitsoli also had three assists, Matt O’Toole scored twice and Nice DiPace had two assists as Waltham edged Maine 8-7 – Simopoulous with a hat trick and an assist, Allan 1-2-3, Moore 1-1-2 and Roop two assists in the loss; Anthony Dempsey wore a natural hat, Louie Walls assisted on all three and Charlie Walls had two assists as Framingham downed Lexington/Bedford 4-1; Joey Falso posted 1-1-2 in Winchester’s 4-1 victory over Waltham; and Anthony Picano and Charlie Presho scored in the third period and Mateo Cappuccio had two assists as Reading edged Belmont 3-2.
Triton had two wins and a tie, the tie against Lexington/Bedford,which also had a win. Cael Kohan snapped a 1-1 tie with 8:58 left in a 4-1 victory over Wellesley; Cam Smith came within 3:30 of a shutout, Brad Killion had a goal and an assist, Brady Lindholm posted two assists and Ben Rennick scored what turned out to be the winner with 9:14 left in a 3-2 decision over Reading; Camden Maguire, who also had an assist, scored with 6:23 left to give Lexington/Bedford a 2-=1 decision over Marblehead – and Lindholm scored with 1:17 left to give Triton a 2-2 tie with Lexington/Bedford, Rennick with 1-1-2 for Triton and Brian Gillis 1-1-2 for L/B;
Tristan Vincent pitched a shutout, Paul Nichols set up two goals and Griffin Coir scored in the first period of Newburyport’s 3-0 win over Groton; Herald scored four goals and Williamson pitched a shutout in North Andover’s 6-0 victory over Groton; Joey Holgerson scored with 3:50 left and Noah Evangelista, who also had an assist, then came through with 1:58 on the clock to give Winthrop a 3-2 decision over Lynnfield/Saugus; Ryan Couture scored with 1:11 left to give the Sharks a 3-2 win over Triboro; and Drew Fietze scored twice and Evan Giggey pitched a shutout as Andover downed Greater Lowell 4-0.
Newton wore a pair of ties in the North. Anthony Grace scored with 3:55 left to give Greater Lowell a 2-2 tie with Cape Ann – and Newton and the Crusaders tied 2-2;
Luke Rao scored two goals and set up another and Matt Griffin had a goal and an assist as Lynn downed Danvers 5-2; No. 87 scored what turned out to be the winner 27 seconds into the third period as Beverly nipped Acton-Boxboro 4-2; Joe Vytopil scored twice, Mike Ayers posted 1-1-2 and No. 78 had two assists in Agawam’s 5-1 victory over Winchester; and No. 18 scored the tying goal with 1:42 left and Aiden Johnson set up both goals as Somerville pulled out a 2-2 tie with Needham.
In the South, Melvin, Coulter and Bennett all had a goal and an assist in Hyde Park’s 7-1 victory over Brookline; Sam Palmer snapped a 1-1 tie with 8:58 left as Medfield trimmed Hyde Park 3-1; Will Caracchio scored the tying goal with 7:27 left and AJ Marinelli assisted on both goals as Methuen tied Nashoba 2-2; Will Cooper wore a natural hat and Kedrick Delino had a goal and an assist as Cambridge topped Framingham 6-1; Ben Poyne scored with 5:38 left as Dorchester nipped Wellesley 3-1; John Defeo had two assists, Wakefield scored five times in the first period and seven different players scored in a 7-2 victory over Melrose; and Stavan Shah had 1-1-2 in Burlington’s 3-1 win over Melrose.
In the East, Justin Bishop and Cole Farmer scored in the second period as Haverhill/Pentucket edged SMS 2-1; Tyler O’Neil clicked for 2-1-3 and Ethan Kenyon had 1-2-3 as the Sharks downed the Starhawks 3-2; Gavin Cassidy scored twice and Reid Gegle had two assists in Concord-Carlisle’s 4-2 victory over the Sharks; Dante D’Avanzo and Jamie Kennally came within 2:08 of a shutout and Jesse Chambers and Tyler Morse (2-1-3) scored 14 seconds apart early in the third period as Danvers nipped Concord-Carlisle 3-2; and Curtis Mann came within 3:50 of a shutout and Dylan Sadowski had two assists as the Edge topped Lynnfield/Saugus 3-1.
Parkway and Haverhill/Pentucket both won twice and Newburyport had a win and a tie in the West. Murphy Haggerty wore the hat and dished out three assists and Robert McNeil delivered two goals and two assists in Parkway’s 8-1 victory over Billerica – and Sam Petipas wore the hat, Hagerty and Tim McGrath both posted 1-2-3 and Nicolas Reginato also had two assists in an 8-3 victory over Acton-Boxboro, Jakob Perovolotis with 1-1-2 in the loss; Brendan Sargent set up two goals in a three-goal first and Dom Paolucci scored what turned out to be the winner with 32 seconds left in that period as Haverhill/Pentucket edged Reading 3-2, Richie Lucas with both goals in the loss – and Paolucci wore a natural hat and Evan Foskett and Sean Connors both had 1-1-2 in a 7-1 win over Newburyport; Tyler Foley had 2-1-3 in Newburyport’s 4-2 victory over Hollis – and Mike Habib scored with 2:37 left and then came through again with 38 seconds on the clock to give Newburyport a 2-2 tie with Lynn;
Jackson Johnson, who also had an assist, scored two third-period goals, the second with 2:35 left give Reading a 3-3 tie with NH East – Mike Anderson with two assists for NHE; Griffin Petrucci scored the winner in the second period as Hollis edged North Andover 2-1; and Chris Osgood pitched a shutout and Brendan Currie scored twice in Everett/Revere’s 3-0 win over Amesbury.
The Crusaders won twice in the North, Baker had a goal and an assist in a 5-1 victory over Lexington/Bedford – and Liscomb pitched a shutout and No. 9 scored nine seconds into the game and added an assist in the Crusaders’ 2-0 win over Arlington;
Hurley scored with 7:22 left to give Winthrop a 1-1 tie with Cape Ann – Aidan Cornetta with a goal with two seconds left in the first period for Cape Ann; Luke McCarron wore the hat and had an assist, Ben Loosian posted 1-2-3 and Quinn Liu 1-1-2 in Arlington’s 6-2 victory over Natick – Kevin Corbett with 1-1-2 in the loss; Chris Cummings scored with 1:48 left and Jake Gerace followed with 18 seconds remaining to give Groton a 3-3 tie with Greater Lowell – Anthony Grace with 1-1-2 for Lowell; Frankie Brachanow scored his second goal of the game and Gadourey then followed 18 seconds later in the second period as North Reading trimmed Masco 4-2; Zach Tataronis pitched a shutout and Nick McCabe scored in the second period as the Edge nipped Lowell 1-0; Nicky Miceli wore the hat and Mike Gourney assisted on all three in Natick’s 4-2 win over Needham; and No. 7, who also had an assist, and No. 4 scored two minutes apart in the third period to give SMS a 4-3 decision over Brookline – Charles Murphy with 1-1-2 in the win.
Belmont won twice in the South. Henry Grill scored twice in Belmont’s 3-1 win over Agawam – and Pierre Ayer posted 2-1-3, Grill had 1-2-3, Ryan Hoffman added 1-1-2 and Ed Hassler and Anthony Luongo shared the shutout in a 7-0 win over Andover;
Jack Cicconi capped a three-goal second period with 35 seconds left in that period, Miller Clarke had 1-1-2 and Mark O’Neil two assists in Waltham’s 4-2 victory over the Cyclones; Dave Delaney clicked for 2-1-3, Matt Lojacomo also scored twice and Chris Olsen had two assists in Arlington’s 4-1 win over Marblehead Ryan Linabury scored the winner with 45 seconds left in the second period as Twin City edged Waltham 2-1; Mike Maguire posted 2-1-3 and Griffin Caterino had two assists as Melrose nipped Andover 3-2; and Carlo Dio, who also had an assist, scored two late goals, the second with 1:16 left to give Nashoba a 5-5 tie with Newton – Scott McCabe with 1-2-3 for Nashoba and Nikolas Kadiyala with two goals for Newton.
The Outlaws and Dedham both won a game and tied each other in the East. DeLacy Atkinson wore the hat and had an assist, Jack Hudson posted two goals and two assists, Peyton Kilmartin dished out three assists and Shane Cataldo pitched a shutout in an 8-0 victory over Wellesley; Brandon McMaster had 2-1-3, Zach Clasby had a goal and two assists, Anthony Iantosca also scored twice and Ryan Leahey had 1-1-2 in Dedham’s 7-4 victory over Burlington, Tommy Ryan with two goals in the loss – and Clasby’s second goal of the game, with 1:58 left, gave Dedham a 3-3 tie with the Outlaws, Vincent DiNicola with two third-period goals for the Outlaws, the second with 2:47 remaining;
Pete Gailunas scored twice and Joe Burke had a goal and an assist in South Boston’s 6-4 victory over Burlington – Brian Murray with two goals, No. 14 1-1-2 and Ricky Shephard two assists in the loss; No. 14 wore the hat and had an assist, Ryan scored twice and Dave Downier had two assists in Burlington’s 7-3 victory over the Outlaws – Tomm Mailhit with 2-1-3 and Trevor Fanara 1-1-2 in the loss; Sivapala posted 1-2-3 and Toreau scored twice in Wellesley’s 5-2 victory over Waltham – Andrew Arena with both goals in the loss; Brett Abreu pitched a shutout and No. 9 had two assists in Woburn’s 3-0 win over Framingham; and Bordonaro pitched a shutout, Smith scored twice and Fortin posted 1-1-2 as Winchester topped Framingham 3-0.
In the West, Kai Dixon came within 3:42 of a shutout and No. 16 scored what turned out to be the winner with 3:35 left as Needham edged Triboro 2-1; Hyde Park downed Medfield 3-1; Josh Brosseau scored two goals and dished out three assists, Colin Scully scored twice and Logan Davis had 1-1-2 in Haverhill/Pentucket’s 9-3 victory over Lynnfield/Saugus – Frank Capaldo with 1-1-2 in the loss; Dylan Green pitched a shutout and Matt Berelson scored early as Triboro edged the Starhawks 1-0; Yore scored twice and Slattery had two assists as Somerville nipped Haverhill/Pentucket 3-2; and Mason Lutz’s second goal of the game, with 34 seconds left, gave SMS a 3-2 decision over Needham.
Chelmsford won twice in the Central. Anthony Skinsacos, who also had an assist, scored what turned out to be the winner with 2:59 left in the second period in a 3-2 victory over Reading, Stephen Seymour with assists on both goals in the loss – and Jacob Walker scored the winner with 6:19 left and Sean Matthews posted 1-1-2 in a 3-2 decision over Concord-Carlisle;
Ronan Fleming scored twice as the Outlaws downed Natick 5-1; Gaffney dished out four assists and Early wore the hat in Parkway’s 5-1 win over Lexington/Bedford; Andrew Kamionek wore the hat and Tilo Giorgetti had 1-1-2 in Concord-Carlisle’s 6-2 victory over Methuen – Cole Sanguedolce with both goals in the loss; Welliver scored the tying goal with 2:11 left and Sullivan had two assists as the Crusaders pulled out a 4-4 tie with Reading; Dylan Stegemann came within 3:18 of a shutout as Newton trimmed Dorchester 3-1; and Goode posted 2-1-3, Frisoli had 1-1-2 and Macdonald two assists as Belmont got by Acton-Boxboro 4-2.
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