Bantam Week Ending Dec 31



Wilmington and Arlington both won twice. Brendan Ardito and Andrew Gallucci scored 22 seconds apart late in the second period and both posted two assists in Wilmington’s 4-2 victory over Reading, Will Sullivan with both goals in the loss – and Dillon Bloom pitched a shutout and Tristan Dimeco had a goal and an assist in a 2-0 win over Waltham; Jack Ferioli scored with 6:37 left to give Arlington a 4-3 decision over Concord, Matt Alesse with1-1-2 in the win and Cooper Leppard two goals and Aidan Pope 1-1-2 in the loss – and Malatesta’s second goal of the third period, with 1:40 left, gave Arlington a 2-1 victory over Winchester;


Brad McMane scored with 4:52 left to give Maine a 1-1 tie with Reading – Drew Vahey with an early goal for Reading; EJ Escalara pitched a shutout and Heath Mann scored early as Concord topped Maine 2-0; Dom Verna wore the hat in Natick’s 4-2 victory over Andover; and Kevin Dann’s second goal of the game – No. 13 assisting on both – came with one second left in the second period and gave Waltham a 2-2 tie with Winchester.




John Halpin scored twice and Christian Schneelock had a goal and an assist in Framingham’s 6-3 victory over Somerville – Richie Gaskin with a goal and an assist in the loss; Nick Glennon came within 3:15 of a shutout and Luke Macallister had 2-1-3in Chelmsford’s 3-1 win over Wakefield; Cam Floyd and Michael Thomas scored in the first period as Wellesley scored a 2-1 decision over Marblehead; Owen Brea clicked for 2-1-3, Ethan Polcari scored twice and Justin Roche had 1-1-2 in Greater Lowell’s 6-1 victory over Triboro; Nate Brown pitched a shutout and Connor O’Brien scored midway through the first period as the Railers trimmed Dorchester 2-0; and Nick Knowles wore the hat and No. 37 had two assists as Wakefield downed Wellesley 5-2.




In the North, Luke Young pitched a shutout and Chejnowski scored with 10:52 left as Parkway trimmed Waltham 2-0; Adam Haytayan’s second goal of the game, with 5.4 seconds left, gave Waltham a 3-3 tie with SMS – Mike Kinzfogl with 1-1-2 for SMS; and Mike Govani scored twice and Will Perachi posted 1-1-2 in Medfield’s 5-1 triumph over Lexington/Bedford.


Twin City won twice and Newburyport had a win and a tie in the South. Cloutier had 1-1-2 and Amblo two assists in Twin City’s 4-1 victory over the Starhawks – and Cloutier scored two goals and dished out three assists and Amblo posted 2-1-3 in a 7-1 triumph over Dedham; Harrison Dahn wore the hat and had an assist, Brady Ford scored one goal and dished out three assists and Tristan Vincent and Kyle Doney shared the shutout in Newburyport’s 6-0 win over NH East – and Zack Wilson scored with 35 seconds left to give Newburyport a 3-3 tie with Beverly;


Jakpb Perivolotis pitched a shutout, Nathan Lux had two assists and Kyle Doney scored in the first period as Nashoba downed Andover 3-0; Camden Cardamone and Ryan Fryar both clicked for 2-1-3, Mitch Friedman also scored twice and Boaz Sonderling and Luke Broughel both had two assists in Newton’s 6-3 victory over Waltham – Mark Onzel with 1-2-3 and Marty Mont 1-1-2 in the loss; and Tom Kelly pitched a shutout and Conor Sanborn scored in the second period as Hollis edged Newburyport.


Amesbury and Winchester both won games and tied each other in the East. Bryson Vater scored four goals and set up another, Thatcher Kezer handed out three assists and Jeremy Conlin had 1-1-2 in Amesbury’s 6-5 victory over Lynn, Jaylen Porter and Jonathan Daley with 1-1-2 apiece in the loss; Shane Napolitano’s second goal of the game, with 2:25 remaining, gave Winchester a 3-2 decision over Acton-Boxboro – and Bryson Vater’s second goal of the game, with 28 seconds left, gave Amesbury a 4-4 tie with Winchester, Jon Burchette with two goals for Amesbury and No. 3 with two goals and Austin Curtis a goal and an assist for Winchester;


Ryan Puglia scored with 9:45 left to give North Reading a 2-2 tie with Framingham; Justin Torosian scored twice and Jack Venturi had 1-1-2 in Haverhill’s 5-2 victory over Acton-Boxboro; Jack Thurmond and Lucas Rishikof scored 1:26 apart late to send Newton past Dedham 2-1; Alex Fishlin scored one goal and dished out three assists and Anthony Papa, Tyler Forristal and Connor McIssac all clicked for 1-1-2 in Billerica’s 7-2 win over Haverhill; Liam Crosby and Tom Dalton shared the shutout and Liam Brown scored twice in Wilmington’s 3-0 victory over Triton; Caleb Juaire came within 38 seconds of a shutout and Josh Mogensen and Jack vanBeekom both posted 1-1-2 in Shrewsbury’s 3-1 win over Newton; and Ryan Jennings scored the winner with 4:30 left and Billy Johns had 1-1-2 as the Starhawks edged Wakefield 4-3 – Mike Pellegrino with 2-1-3 and Matt Conley 1-2-3 in the loss.


Cambridge won twice in the West. Graham Quigley wore the hat and had an assist and John Flanagan had a goal and an assist in a 6-4 victory over Needham – and Ruggero Botto clicked for a goal and two assists and AJ Carey-Marujo and Ryan McLaughlin both scored twice in an 8-2 triumph over Brookline, Charlie Zuker with 1-1-2 in the loss;


Zach MacInnes wore the hat and had an assist, Robert Mahoney scored one goal and dished out three helpers, Mike Dodge scored twice and Brogan Murphy posted 1-1-2 in Woburn’s 7-3 victory over Masco; Henry Sorenson and Rich Guarino both delivered two goals and two assists, William Shannon posted 2-1-3, Chris Esposito had 1-1-2 and Ben Cohen had two assists in Masco’s big win over Chelmsford; Elliot scored what turned out to be the winner 45 seconds into the second period as North Andover edged Reading 2-1; Evan Taylor had three assists and Jaden Neff scored twice as the Railers defeated Needham 5-3 – Matt Noone with 1-1-2 and Jack O’Brien two assists in the loss; Barni Kiss posted 1-1-2 in Arlington’s 4-1 win over the Railers; and Jonah Feldman and Danny Villani both had a goal and an assist as the Demons defeated Belmont 6-1.




SMS won twice in the North. Justin Che scored what turned out to be the winner in the second period of a 3-2 decision over the Leafs – and Kevin Brown and Trevor Jarzynka scored 23 seconds apart early in the third period of a 3-1 victory over Southern Maine;


Ryan Auger scored twice, snapping a 2-2 tie with 10:04 left as the Leafs trimmed Twin City; Jesse Gertz broke a 2-2 tie with 10:58 left, Will Dodge scored twice and Kevin Perry had two assists as Hollis topped Framingham 4-2 – Anthony Pepin with both goals in the loss; Nick Baine pitched a shutout and Jonathan Rich scored twice in Winthrop’s 3-0 victory over Lexington/Bedford; Fedrick Shut had 1-1-2 and Deryk Boles pitched a shutout as Maine defeated Hollis 4-0l Kearney wore the hat, Mikalauskis scored twice and Kelly had 1-1-2 in Dorchester’s 6-3 win over Maine; and Brian Murray wore the hat in Burlington’s 6-0 victory over Cape Ann.


Medford had a win and a tie in the South. Jonathan Rogers and Do, Smigliani both clicked for 2-1-3 and Cal Baglio had 1-2-3 in Medford’s 9-2 victory over Waltham – and Gianni Colonero of the Railers and Medford’s Sean McCobb swapped second-period goals in a 1-1 tie;


Quinlan Roberts’s third goal of the third period, with 1:15 left, gave Danvers a 5-5 tie with Methuen, Luke Caruso with a goal and four assists and No. 38 posted 1-1-2 for Danvers and Kolbe Vachon had 1-2-3, Bonanno scored twice and Hebbelinck added two assists for Methuen;

Jacob Landry wore the hat and had an assist, Grace also wore a hat, Cam Green clicked for 2-2-4 and James Dixon also had two assists in Greater Lowell’s 8-1 win over Tewksbury; Joe Giacchino, who also had two assists, and Josh Batchelder, who also had two assists, scored 33 seconds apart and Dylan DiVenuto then connected with 6:26 left to give Masco a 5-3 victory over Melrose; Timmy Sullivan and Jeff Hallinan both posted 1-1-2 as Beverly defeated Tewksbury 5-2; and No. 1 scored four goals and Pat Babineau pitched a shutout as S&S topped Greater Lowell 4-0.


In the East, Colby Dunham wore the hat as Danvers defeated Tewksbury 4-2 – and Dunham scored four straight goals in a 5-0 victory over Waltham;

Dylan O’Connor scored twice and No. 15 had two assists in a three-goal first period that built a 3-0 lead and sent Reading past Parkway 3-2; Nolan Zdanavage scored with 4:29 left to give South Boston a 4-3 victory over Woburn; Rob Connors scored with 1:11 left to giove Wellesley a 3-2 decision over Lexington/Bedford; Adam Pac had 1-1-2 and North Andover scored three goals in 4:37 late in the second period in a 4-2 win over Haverhill/Pentucket – Nathan Libby with 1-1-2 in the loss; Christian Augustin pitched a shutout and Charles Huang scored in the first period as Lexington/Bedford edged Reading 1-0; Mason Doncaster, who also had an assist, scored with 10:31 left to give Acton-Boxboro a 2-1 decision over Wilmington; Nick McNeely’s second goal of the game, to go along with an assist, tied it with 9:13 left as Medfield pulled out a 4-4 tie with Shrewsbury – Zane Clark with 1-1-2 for Medfield and Calum Reding a go-ahead goal for Shrewsbury with 10:19 remaining; and Curt Jancsy pitched a shutout and Connor Seeley scored twice as Everett/Revere topped Lexington/Bedford 3-0.


Brookline won twice in the West. Bill Scanlon scored two goals in 31 seconds and Charlie Zucker had 1-1-2 in a 4-2 victory over Dorchester, Cole Riley with a goal and an assist in the loss – and Andrew Cohen clicked for two goals and an assist and Gal Koren, Jacob Noe, Alex Peterson and Kai Godhwani all with 1-1-2 in the win;


John Moran wore the hat and had an assist, Bailey Valentin clicked for two goals and two assists and Dylan Flynn also scored twice in Billerica's 9-5 victory over the Leafs – Cam Lee with a hat trick in the loss; Nick Brooks had 2-1-3 and Sam Gosselin 1-2-3 as Billerica downed Twin City 5-0; Dou George and Conor Nee both wore hats and added two assists and Dave George scored twice in Dorchester’s 10-4 win over and Belmont – Clark Kinsinger with a hat trick and Andrews 1-1-2 in the loss; Williams wore a natural hat and had two assists, L. Beltrandi posted 2-1-3, R. Beltrandi had 1-2-3, Cotton 1-1-2, Berman two assists and Warren the shutout in Andover’s 8-0 triumph over the Leafs.


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