Bantam Week Ending Dec 24



Zach Micciche scored twice as Reading downed Wilmington 3-1l Reid Malatesta wore the hat, including the goal that turned out to be the winner with 3:01 left, and had an assist as Arlington edged Reading 4-3—Anthony Picano with two goals in the loss; and Jack Perry pitched a shutout and Oran Gelinas scored both goals as Waltham trimmed Natick 2-0.




Greater Lowell won twice. Marshall scored twice and Brea had a goal and an assist in a 5-2 victory over Triboro – and Brea scored two goals and dished out two assists and Marshall also scored twice in a 5-2 win over Belmont;


In the other game, Mia Giagrande scored twice and Anthony Giansantti had two assists as the Railers nipped Wakefield 3-1.




Adan LaFlamme pitched a shutout and Cole Wagner and Tilo Giorgetti scored 56 seconds apart in a three-goal second period that sent Concord-Carlisle past Haverhill/Pentucket 3-0; Terence Moynihan scored twice and Jake Reed had a goal and an assist in Stoneham’s 5-2 victory over Agawam – Josh Bemis with both goals in the loss; Jared Lucido’s second goal of the game, tied it with 2:27 left in the second period as Cape Ann tied Everett/Revere 3-3 – Dave Saia with two goals for E/R; Luke Thibodeau and Brad Willochoski scored late to give Danvers a 2-1 decision over Winthrop; Ben LaPlante scored twice in the third period and Kevin Martin had 1-1-2 as SMS defeated Needham 6-3; and Sam Palmer scored with 6:41 left to give Medford a 1-0 victory over Waltham.


In the South, Pat Drew wore the hat and Nick Sanguedolce had a goal and an assist in Methuen’s 5-3 victory over NH East – Liam Martin with two goals in the loss; Jorien VandenHerik wore the hat and had two assists, Tom Caouette dished out five assists and Jazz Grullon posted 2-1-3 in Lexington/Bedford’s 6-3 victory over Brookline – No. 11 with two goals and No. 96 two assists in the loss; Ben Ratin and Mitch Friedman scored late in the second period and Andrew Chin had 1-1-2 in Newton’s 4-2 victory over Medford – Robert Shumway with 1-1-2 and Cris Klein two assists in the loss; Cloutier scored twice and Twin City tallied four goals in 4:16 of the third period as Twin City downed Shrewsbury 7-1; Owen Spencer pitched a shutout and Dom Drago had 1-1-2 as Melrose topped Wellesley 3-0; and Cullinan’s second goal of the third period, with 58 seconds left, to give Lynnfield/Saugus a 2-1 decision over Waltham.


Billerica won twice and Winchester had a win and a tie in the East. Alex Fishlin scored four goals, including a natural hat, and set up another and Dom Hall scored twice in Billerica’s 8-2 victory over Amesbury -0- and Connor McIssac  scored twice, Hall had two assists and Joe Osborn and Jeff Gutierra shared the shutout in a 4-0 win over Newton; No. 2 (there were two No. 2s) totaled three goals and an assist, Andrei Carnes scored one goal and dished out three assists and Max Lowenberg pitched a shutout in Winchester’s 6-0 win over Triton – and Twin City’s Flagg and Winchester’s Mario Caloiero swapped second-period goals in a 1-1 tie;


Jack vanBeekhom dished out three assists and Sean Butler scored two second-period goals as Shrewsbury topped North Reading 4-3; Lester had two assists and Whitfield and Flanders scored nine seconds apart in the first period of Dedham’s 5-1 victory over Triton; Keller Whitney scored twice as the Railers downed Concord 4-2 – Donovan Hayes with 1-1-2 and Hunter Coleman two assists in the loss; Aidan Riley scored twice, Chris Vacca had 1-1-2, Jacob Dubuque and Nick Wesley both had two assists and Jonathan Guida pitched a shutout in Wakefield’s 6-0 victory over Wilmington; and Joe Repetto wore the hat, Jake Needham had 1-1-2, Landon Phillips had two assists and Phin Mitchener pitched a shutout in North Reading’s 5-0 victory over Lynn.


Andover won twice in the West. Max Todisco wore a natural hat and had an assist, Juston Hsu had two goals and an assist, Kyran Maher dished out three assists and Ty Walsh scored twice in a 7-2 victory over NH East, Adam Chalmers with 1-1-2 in the loss – and Tyler Ferro snapped a 1-1 tie 51 seconds into the third period and Todisco posted 1-1-2 as Andover trimmed Reading 3-1;


Steve DiFilippo pitched a shutout and William Shannon had a goal and an assist in Masco’s 3-0 victory over Chelmsford; Danny Villani clicked for 2-1-3 and Evan Charron had 1-1-2 as the Demons defeated Brookline 4-1; Graham Quigley clicked for 2-1-3, AJ Carey-Marujo also scored twice and Fionn McGowan pitched a shutout as Cambridge topped Needham 5-0; and Robert Mahoney went for 2-2-4 and Zack MacInnes had 2-1-3 in Woburn’s 6-1 win over North Andover.




In the North, McDevitt scored with 1:19 left to give Somerville a 4-3 decision over Burlington – Nicholas with two second-period goals in the win and Ricky Shepard two assists in the loss; No. 27 (2-1-3) scored the winner with 4:37 left and Sam Blackwell posted 1-2-3 in North Central’s 5-4 decision over Maine – Roman Crossetti with 1-1-2 in the loss; Labbe came within 3:07 of a shutout, Cornetta scored twice and G. Johnson had two assists as Cape Ann trimmed Somerville 3-1; Koree Benning and Dave MacLure both scored twice and Ryan Strout had 1-1-2 in Nashoba’s 8-1 victory over the Edge; Robert Smith wore the hat and Mike Ducharme posted 1-1-02 in Burlington’s 5-3 triumph over Winthrop – Robert Diaz with 2-1-3 and Devin Santillana 1-1-2 in the win; Henry Gerecke had 1-1-2 as SMS defeated Twin City 5-2 – Adam Boudreau with assists on both goals in the loss; and Ryan Lake and CJ Cellucci both wore hats, Lake adding an assist, and Don Earley posted three assists in parkway’s 9-1 victory over Agawam.


In the South, Alex Marchand had a goal and an assists in Methuen’s 4-2 victory over Masco; Jonathan Rogers’ second goal, to go with an assist, was the winner with 7:19 left and Rick Moretti had a goal and an assist as Medford edged Winchester 5-4 – Reid Salyard with two goals in the loss; Drew Barrett posted 2-1-3 and Xavier Yepez also scored twice in Wakefield’s 5-1 win over Tewksbury; Jeff Hallinan scored four goals and set up another in Beverly’s 6-1 win over Stoneham; Quinlan Roberts and Colby Dunham scored third-period goals to give Danvers a 3-3 tie with S&S – Tyler Geary with two goals for S&S; Cal Baglio scored with no time remaining to give Medfield a 2-2 tie with Arlington – Dan Kirchner with 1-1-2 for Arlington; Anthony Pepi scored with 16 seconds left to give Framingham a 4-3 decision over Triboro; Robert Isabelle wore the hat as the Railers topped Allston/Brighton 5-4 – Nathan Cohen with two goals in the loss; Sam Matthews scored the winner with 55.1 seconds left in the second period as Chelmsford edged the Railers 4-3 – Nathan Geddes with two goals in the loss; and Nick Tomczak had 2-1-3, Rhys Duncan also scored twice, Owen Cacciatore had two assists and Nolan Westburg came within 1:45 of a shutout as the Starhawks defeated Waltham 8-1.


In the East, Justin Finnegan pitched a shutout and Cam Gagnon scored midway through the first period as Wilmington edged the Railers 1-0; Alex Poulin scored four goals and set up two others, Ben Doncov also wore a hat, adding two assists, and Jack Peterson pitched a shutout as SMS defeated North Andover; Bobby Spence and Luke Murphy both clicked for 2-1-3, Zane Clarke dished out three assists and Jack Hauptman, Nick McNeely and Brett Driscoll all posted 1-1-2 in Medfield’s 10-3 victory over Reading; Sean Matthews assisted on Mike Caruso’s late goal and Caruso then assisted on Matthew’s winner 26 seconds later as Chelmsford edged Concord-Carlisle 3-2 – Bill Cronin with 1-1-2 in the loss; and Chris Sullivan scored twice and Jason Ferraro had 1-1-2 in Woburn’s 4-1 victory over Reading.


Billerica won twice in the West. Cosmo Siano, who also had two assists, scored what turned out to be the winner with 7:35 left and Sean Worrell and Luke Matarazzo both posted 1-1-2 in a 5-4 decision over NH East, Mark Lucca with a hat trick, Nick Brooks 1-1-2 and Sam Gosselin two assists in the loss – and Siano again had two goals and three assists, Matarazzo also scored twice, Dylan Lee and Dylan Copson both posted 1-1-2 and Ryan Ecklof pitched a shutout in an 8-0 triumph over the Leafs;


Matt Tataronis, Dylan Carr and Nathen Pope all came through with a goal and an assist as the Edge defeated the Starhawks 5-1; Cotton and Trainor both clicked for 1-1-2 in Andover’s 5-2 victory over Nashoba; and William Scanlon scored two goals in 31 seconds late in the second period and Charlie Zucker had a goal and an assist to lead Brookline to a 4-2 victory over Dorchester – Cole Riley with a goal and an assist in the loss.


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