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Arlington won twice. Matt Alesse and Kevin Feeney both had a goal and an assist in a 4-3 victory over Natick – and Reid Malatesta, who also had an assist, scored the winner with 6:42 left and Alesse assisted on all three goals in a 3-2 decision over Andover, PJ Reming with both goals in the loss;
Sean McDonald scored the tying goal with 9:42 left and Chris Westgate had two assists as Maine tied Wilmington 3-3 – Jack Farrell with two goals and Derek Gallucci a goal and an assist for Wilmington; No. 16 scored twice, James Marini and Kevin Dann both posted 1-1-2 and Colin Campbell had two assists in Waltham’s 6-1 victory over Reading; Heath Mann’s second goal of the game, with 1:11 left, gave Concord a 4-3 decision over Reading – Tyler Coskren and Mike Stoddard both posted 1-1-2 in the win and Danny Hackett and Jack Donnelly 1-1-2 apiece in the loss; and Angelo Mario scored the winner in the second period as Winchester trimmed Waltham 3-1.
Greater Lowell had a win and two ties, the ties against the Railers and NH East, who both also had a win, and South Boston a win and a tie. Nathaniel Haley, who also had an assist, scored what turned out to be the winner with 2:04 left in the second period as Lowell edged Somerville 4-3, Gaskin with 1-1-2 in the loss; Richard scored what proved to be the winner with 3:24 left in the second period as the Railers nipped Marblehead 2-1; Ryan Doherty posted 1-2-3 and Keegan Knight scored twice as NH East defeated Dorchester 4-2; Hailey scored with 12 seconds left to give Lowell a 3-3 tie with the Railers, Tanner Marshall with 1-1-2 and Ryan Knight two assists for Lowell and Tyler O’Neil two goals, Connor Owen 1-1-2 and Ben Smola two assists for the Railers – and Evan Knight ended Will Pegnam’s shutout with 3:38 left to give Lowell a 1-1 tie with NH East, Keegan Knight giving NHE the lead with 9:41 remaining in the game; Sean Hartford pitched a shutout and John Gilmartin scored midway through the second period as South Boston edged Framingham 1-0 – and Ryan ended the combined shutout of Ben Banks and Ryan Griffin with 14.2 seconds left to give South Boston a 1-1 tie with Belmont, Mason Andrade with a goal with one second left in the first period for Belmont;
Jake Dubiel and Jacob Barrett combined for the shutout and Kevin Doherty broke a scoreless tie 46 seconds into the third period as Wakefield downed Marblehead 2-0; and Tommy Madden scored twice and Andrew Taplin had a goal and an assist as Wellesley nipped Triboro 4-3 – Alex Clark with assists on all three goals in the loss.
In the North, Tom Harris wore the hat in Parkway’s 6-4 victory over Lexington/Bedford – Alex Dixon with two goals and Nick Tatarczuk a goal and an assist in the loss; Ben LaPlante and No.38 both had a goal and an assist, Christian Estey had two assists and Colin Hogan pitched a shutout as SMS downed Lexington/Bedford 6-0; Payton Palladine pitched a shutout and Kevin Wood scored early in the second period as Danvers trimmed Concord-Carlisle 2-0; Mike Logiudice had 2-1-3, Emmett Wiley also scored twice, Chris Gould had 1-1-2 and John Hayes had two assists as Cambridge defeated Brookline 6-1; and Connor Hurley scored twice and JD Parker posted 1-1-2 in Winthrop’s 5-1 victory over Stoneham.
In the South, Tom Sullivan scored with 4:08 left and Nick Summers followed with 1:34 remaining to give Everett/Revere a 2-1 decision over Medford; Cole Lopilato scored twice as North Reading edged Acton-Boxboro 3-2; Kevin McCabe scored with 1:23 left to give Newton a 2-2 tie with Wellesley; Cam Cook (one assists) started a rally with 8:55 left, Jamie Dupont followed with 3:26 remaining and Austin Bernard followed with 1:22 on the clock, Matt Mezza assisting on all three goals, as Beverly stormed past Andover 3-2; Josh Parent scored what turned out to be the winner with 9:03 left as Hollis nipped Nashoba 2-1; and Lucas Iannicelli scored with 35 seconds left to give Andover a 3-2 decision over Melrose – James Lyman with two assists in the win.
The Railers and Starhawks both won twice in the East. Jak Hansen scored twice and Matt Giangrande had a goal and an assist as the Railers topped Newton 7-1 – and Will Schiavone had two assists and Trevor Norum pitched a shutout in a 5-0 victory over Winchester; Nick D’Angelo had a goal and two assists and Ronan Cushman posted 1-1-2 as the Starhawks topped Framingham 6-1 – and Jack Mahoney pitched a shutout and Billy Johns scored in the first period of a 3-0 win over Dedham;
Scott Baia pitched a shutout and Pepi scored early as Framingham downed Newton 3-0; Andrew Quinn tied the game with 5:11 left and then came through with 11 seconds remaining – Mike Leary assisting on both goals – to give Wakefield a 2-1 decision over Haverhill/Pentucket; Brendan Driscoll scored twice and Connor McIssac and Alex Fishlin both clicked for 1-1-2 as Billerica trimmed Wilmington 5-3; Owen Jones, who also had an assist, scored with 15 seconds left to give Concord a 3-2 decision over Triton – Donovan Hayes also with 1-1-2 in the win; and Brady Collette scored the winner with 3:01 left and Christian Alquinta scored twice as Lynn edged Triton 4-3 – Cam Tinkham with 2-1-3 in the loss.
Reading and Cambridge both won twice in the West. David Swanson pitched a shutout and Jack Egan scored early in the second period as Reading trimmed NH East 2-0 – and Robert Squires scored with 8:08 left to give Reading a 2-1 victory over Chelmsford; Ryan McLaughlin clicked for two goals and an assist and John Flanaghan had 10-1-2 as Cambridge downed the Demons 7-2 – Evan Charron and Tom McAuliffe with 1-1-2 apiece in the loss – and McLaughlin had 2-1-3 in a 5-2 win over the Railers;
Max Todisco scored twice as Andover nipped Chelmsford 3-1; Feldman, who also had two assists, snapped a 3-3 tie with 3:11 left and Villeaux had 1-1-2 as the Demons trimmed Natick 5-3 – Gavin Wilson with 2-1-3 and Ryan Comeau 1-1-2 in the loss; Dave Delaney clicked for 2-2-4, Matt Lojocono had 1-1-2 and Loeber came within five seconds of a shutout in Arlington’s 6-1 victory over Needham; Pat Leblanc and SJ Osmer both scored twice and Ryan Mosscrop pitched a shutout as Groton topped Lynnfield/Saugus 4-0; Richard Guarino wore the hat and had an assist, Kyle Glynn clicked for 2-2-4, William Shannon also wore a hat, Henry Sorenson had 1-2-3, Chris Esposito posted three assists and Max Conley had 1-1-2 in Masco’s big win over Groton; and Locke’s second goal of the game, to go with an assist, was the tying tally with 4:54 left and Jac had 1-1-2 as North Andover pulled out a 5-5 tie with Chelmsford – Joe Stagnone with 2-2-4 and Mike Vichot scoring his second goal of the game and Stagnone followed 28 seconds later earlier in the third period.
Southern Maine had a win and a tie in the North. Ryan Johnson scored twice and Dante Reali had a goal and an assist in a 4-2 victory over Framingham – and Justin Demeule’s second goal of the game, with 45 seconds left, gave Maine a 4-4 tie with the Edge, Jack Boisvert with a go-ahead goal for the Edge 14 seconds before Maine re-tied it, Brian Chisholm with 2-1-3 and Joe Rodwell two assists for the Edge and Johnson 2-13 for Southern Maine;
Ryan O’Connor scored four goals uin the last 6:22, snapping a 3-3 tie with 1:06 left as Marblehead trimmed Somerville 5-3 – Hayden Leveroni with a goal and two assists in the win and Doe 2-1-3 and Jones 1-1-2 in the loss; Jaidyn Anderson scored twice, Matt Tavares had 1-1-2 and Steve Cramer pitched a shutout in Natick’s 6-0 victory over Belmont; CJ Cellucci had 2-1-3 as Parkway edged Burlington 3-2 – Mike Ducharme with both goals in the loss; Sean Colangelo scored with 8:46 left to give North Central a 3-2 decision over Parkway; Theo Parianos had 1-2-3, Luke Twomey scored twice and Finn Russell had two assists as Agawam edged Framingham 4-3; Ryan Moran pitched a shutout and Alex Joos scored late in the second period as Nashona nipped Twin City 1-0; Kearney clicked for 2-2-4 in Dorchester’s 5-2 victory over Cape Ann; Jack Peterson pitched a shutout and Jasper Smith scored early as SMS downed Framingham 2-0; Nathan Page dished out three assists, Ryan Zani and Peyton Kilmartin both had 1-1-2 and Matt Goetz pitched a shutout as the Leafs defeated North Central 5-0; and Murray scored twice as Burlington edged Hollis 3-2 – Will Dodge with a goal and an assist in the loss.
In the South, Brendan Scibelli scored twice and Jonathan Diprizio came within 3:49 of a shutout as Stoneham topped Tewksbury 5-1; Ryan Frazier scored twice and Anthony Grace and Jacob Landry both posted 1-1-2 as Greater Lowell edged Waltham 5-4 – Matt Korbin with 2-1-3 in the loss; William Kennedy and Mike Lonergan both clicked for 1-2-3 and Preston Coyle scored twice as Hyde Park defeated Masco 6-3; Evan Baudette’s second goal of the game, with 56 seconds left, gave the Railers a 5-4 decision over Hyde Park – Danny Brigham with two assists in the win and No. 19 with 1-1-2 in the loss; Andrew Sullivan clicked fo 1-2-3, Tyler Brandy scored twice and Jonathan Mack and Pete Miniutti 1-1-2 apiece as Lexington/Bedford downed Agawam 8-1; Owen Cacciatore scored four goals, Nick Tomczak had three assists, Cullen Walsh scored twice, Rhys Duncan had 1-1-2 and Tanner Cutter two assists as the Starhawks defeated Waltham 9-3 – Sean Pothier with two goals in the loss; Alex Fata’s second goal of the game, with 4:01 left, gave Wakefield a 5-5 tie with Winchester – Silvestro Maniscalco with 1-1-2 and Zach Gori two assists for Wakefield and Jeff Manuel 2-1-3 and Tyler Moh 1-1-2 for Winchester; Drew Fessenden scored one goal and dished out three assists, Rocco Orlandella scored twice and Connor Bucyk had two assists as Beverly trimmed Methuen 5-3 – Lucas Bonanno and Colin Grimley with 1-1-2 apiece in the loss; and Dylan Linn, who also had an assist, scored his second goal of the game with 10:22 left and Colby Dunham followed with the winner with 28 seconds remaining to give Danvers a 4-3 decision over Melrose – Josh Lewis with 1-1-2 and Jarod Racci two assists in the win and Jack Lawhorne 1-2-3, Tommy Keefe two goals and No. 6 two assists in the loss.
SMS and Shrewsbury both won twice in the East. Alex Poulin had a goal and an assist in a 4-1 SMS victory over Wilmington – and Poulin and Andrew Garabedian both clicked for 1-1-2, Andrew Shiffler and Matt Marmon both had two assists and Gabe Aroian pitched a shutout in a 4-0 win over Wilmington; Hayden Forleo and No. 24 both had 1-1-2 as Shrewsbury topped Haverhill/Pentucket 5-1—and Cooper Serocki scored twice in a 4-2 win over Acton-Boxboro;
Dave McMillian pitched a shutout and Sean Matthews had a goal and an assist as Chelmsford trimmed North Andover 2-0; Brett Driscoll wore the hat and had two assists and William Vazquez also had two assists as Medfield defeated Lexington/Bedford 7-1; No. 49 clicked for 1-2-3 as Reading trimmed Everett/Revere 4-2 – Cavanaugh with 1-1-2 in the loss; Nolan Zdananvage scored twice and Mike Noonan posted two assists as South Boston topped Lexington/Bedford 5-3 – Knox with two goals in the loss; Jack Lynch scored with 6:45 left to give Needham a 1-0 decision over SMS; Sam Keen scored two goals in 56 seconds in the second period as Wellesley downed Medfield 3-1; and the Railers’ Mitch Kurgan and Concord-Carlisle’s Jack Manero swapped third-period goals 45 seconds apart in a 1-1 tie.
Nashoba and Medford both won twice in the West. Jack Savoie wore the hat and Aiden Brady had two assists in Nashoba’s 6-3 victory over the Edge, Dylan Carr and Jake Oskirko with two assists apiece in the loss – and Dean Blake scored twice in a 3-2 decision over Twin City, Brady Madigan with 1-1-2 and Jaxon Decker two assists in the loss; Andrew Watson scored two late goals, snapping a 1-1 tie with 1:13 left and Jonathan Nogueria came within 1:42 of a shutout as Medford trimmed Cambridge 3-1 – and Watson scored what turned out to be the winner 29 seconds into the third period of a 3-1 victory over Dorchester;
Rocco Beltandi scored four goals, Ryan Cotton scored one goal and dished out three assists and Dylan Leonard also posted three assists as Andover topped the Starhawks 7-1; Carr wore the hat and had two assists, Bailey Landsteiner also wore a hat and Will Rancone also had two assists as the Edge defeated the Leafs 8-2; Brady Madigan clicked for 2-1-3, Colby Casacca scored the winner and Decker posted 1-1-2 as Twin City topped Andover 4-2; Sean Worrell scored four goals and set up another, Dylan Flynn scored one goal and set up three others and Ryan Eklof also wore a hat in Billerica’s big win over the Starhawks; Alex Peterson snapped a 3-3 tie with 7:57 left; Noam Steiner Tomer dished out three assists and Chris Condron scored twice as Brookline shaded Belmont 5-3 – No. 66 with two goals and Zhu two assists in the loss; and William Drake scored twice and Andrew Cerone had a goal and an assist in Newton’s 4-1 victory over Cambridge.
--MIKE SHALIN, email@example.com