Wilmington won twice in the final week of the regular season. Derek Gallucci scored two goals and set up two others, Nate Parker delivered a goal and two assists, Joe Cornish and Evan Munro both posted and 1-1-2 and Dillon Bloom pitched a shutout in a 7-0 victory over Concord – and Gallucci scored what turned out to be the winner 45 seconds into the third period of a 4-2 win over Reading;
Nick Miceli and Mike Guiney scored in the third period to give Natick a 2-2 tie with Winchester; Tyler Coskren scored what turned out to be the winner early in the second period as Concord topped Maine 4-1; Andover’s PJ Reming and Reading’s Drew Daley swapped goals in a 1-1 tie; and Reid Malatesta had two goals and an assist and Liam Conneeley had two assists in Arlington’s 4-1 win over Concord.
NH East won twice and Wakefield had a win and a tie. Luke Suhesky scored two goals in 48 seconds early in the third period and Sam Perry had a goal and an assist in NH East’s 4-2 victory over Chelmsford, Nick Burns with 1-1-2 in the loss – and Liam Walsh scored twice and Cooper Kinnaly had two assists in a 6-1 triumph over Triboro; Ryan Rossini scored what turned out to be the winner with 7:31 left as Wakefield edged Belmont 3-2, Mason Andrade with both goals in the loss – and Ben Stavaridis scored with 18 seconds left to give Wellesley a 3-3 tie with Wakefield, Evan Simoneau’s second goal of the game giving Wakefield the lead with 2:01 remaining;
Elijah Feingold ended Max Garside’s shutout bid with nine seconds left to give Marblehead a 1-1 tie with Dorchester -- Connor Walsh scoring with 8:56 left to give Dorchester the lead; Venezia scored twice and Winkler, Master and Scali all had 1-1-2 in Belmont’s 6-2 victory over Somerville; and Lynch scored both goals as South Boston edged Wakefield 2-0.
Concord-Carlisle and Danvers both won twice in the North. Andrew Kamionek scored with 4:24 left and then assisted on Tom Drew’s goal with 2:33 left to pull out Concord-Carlisle’s 4-3 decision over Haverhill/Pentucket, James Garrison with 1-1-2 in the win and No. 23 two goals in the loss – and Reid Gekle scored early in a 2-0 win over Danvers; Christian Harvey scored what turned out to be the winner in the second period as Danvers edged Stoneham 3-2 – and Aidan Lanphere scored two goals and set up another in a 6-3 triumph over Agawam;
Ryan O’Connor scored early in the second period as Marblehead shaded Lexington/Bedford 2-0; Jeffries scored the winner with 5:54 left and Reagan assisted on that goal and scored the other one as Haverhill/Pentucket edged Winthrop 2-1; and Ben LaPlante’s second goal of the game, with 1:35 left, gave SMS a 4-3 decision over Cambridge – Kyle Hankey with two goals and George Pentz and Sean Cadogan two assists apiece in the loss and Emmett Wiley 1-1-2 in the loss.
Everett/Revere won three times, Brookline had two wins and a tie, Methuen had a win and a tie (the tie against Brookline) and Medford and Nashoba both also had a win and a tie in the South. Dave Saia scored the game’s only goal with seven-tenths of a second left in the first period of a 1-0 victory over Needham; E/R scored a big win over Dedham; and No. 97 (there were two players with the same number) had three goals and two assists, Barsotti posted 2-1-3 and McGrath scored what turned out to be the winner with four minutes left in the second period as Everett/Revere scored five in the first and held off Medford 6-5; Sal Feder and Michal Warfield both clicked for two goals and an assist, Dave Albrechtskirchinger posted 1-2-3, Owen Erdman scored twice and Will Pasannelli and Ariel Greenberg both also had two assists in Brookline’s 8-1 victory over Dedham; Zoe Tow capped a hat trick with the winner with 4:04 left and Erdman posted 1-1-2 in a 5-4 decision over Lexington/Bedford, Will Taft with two goals in the loss; Shea Adams pitched a shutout and Pat Drew ended Tom Kelly’s shutout bid with 3:39 left as Methuen trimmed Hollis 2-0 – and Declan Murphy’s second goal of the game, with 33 seconds left, to give Methuen a 4-4 tie with Brookline, Jackson Petisce and Dan Fields with two assists apiece for Methuen and Erdman with two goals and Ryan Gervais two assists for Brookline; Sam Scarsfield scored one goal and dished out three assists, Tom Driscoll posted 2-1-3, Ryan Flaherty also scored twice and Christian Shurko, Aaron Hickey, Robert Shumway and No. 14 all clicked for 1-1-2 in Medford’s big win over Dedham – and Liam Bernardi scored with 10:38 left to give Medford a 2-2 tie with Needham; Jakob Perivolotis pitched a shutout and Kyle Doney scored early in the second period as Nashoba trimmed Billerica 2-0 – and Brandon Bailey scored with 4:12 left to give Nashoba 1-1 tie with North Reading, Joe Repetto with a goal late in the second period for E/R;
Jake Amato scored with 41 seconds left to give Billerica a 3-2 decision over Andover; and Ryan Fryar assisted on Brennan Redmond’s goal with 53 seconds left and then scored 31 seconds later to give Newton a 3-2 decision over Melrose – Dom Drago with both goals in the loss.
Wakefield posted two wins and a tie in the East. Mike Leary scored twice, Nick Wesley had two assists and Wakefield built a 4-0 lead with 10:04 left and held off Winchester 4-3, Mario Caloiero with 1-1-2 in the loss; Wesley scored twice and Jonathan Guide pitched a shutout in a 5-0 win over Wilmington – and DJ Bachini, who also had an assist, scored with 2:24 left to give Beverly a 4-4 tie with Wakefield, Leary’s second goal of the game giving Wakefield the lead with 4:22 remaining;
Martin Mont and Mark O’Neil scored 2:05 apart in the second period as Waltham edged Newton 2-1; Paul Ryan scored the winner early in the second period as Woburn edged Amesbury 2-1; Owen Paul scored with 3:54 left to give NH East a 2-2 tie with Wilmington, Aidan Churchill with 1-1-2 for Wilmington; Max Lieman scored what turned out to be the winner with 6:12 left as Newton shaded Arlington 4-2; Jack Hansen scored twice, Zach Messineo and Jacob Goodwin both posted 1-1-2 and Trevor Norum pitched a shutout as the Railers topped Acton-Boxboro 6-0; Will Pickering and Derek Tevekelian scored 17 seconds apart early and Max Lorenssen scored what proved to be the winner early in the second period as Shrewsbury downed Wellesley 5-2 – Sean Burke with both goals in the loss; and Nick Perry, who scored twice, and Aidan McKinney scored 20 seconds apart late to give Framingham a 5-3 victory over Arlington – Kiss with two goals and Broughton two assists in the loss.
Masco and Andover each won a game and tied each other and Triton won a game and tied Andover in the West. Steve Difillipo pitched a shutout and Genry Sorensen scored early in the second period as Masco shaded Chelmsford 2-0; Liam Blake pitched a shutout and Max Todisco scored twice in Andover’s 3-0 win over Concord; Madeline DiNardo and Chris Esposito both posted 1-1-2 as Masco tied Andover 3-3; Andrew Johnson scored twice, snapping a 1-1 tie with 57 seconds left as Triton trimmed Haverhill/Pentucket 3-1 – and Joe Murphy scored with 8:31 left to give Andover a 2-2 tie with Triton;
Tom McAuliffe, who also had an assist, scored with 10:10 left to give the Demons a 3-3 tie with Cambridge – Niccolo Imbrogiano with two goals for Cambridge; Christian Harrington scored with 3:50 left to end Von Lindenthal’s shutout bid and No. 10 then scored with 2:20 remaining as Belmont edged Needham 2-1; Laraia scored twice and DiPadua had a goal and an assist as the Railers topped Cambridge 5-2 – Graham Quigley with assists on both goals in the loss; Nick Racioppi scored twice, Mike Dube posted 1-1-2 and Ethan Cliff pitched a shutout as Chelmsford defeated Concord 5-0; and CJ Cellucci had 2-1-3 and Ryan Lake two assists in Parkway’s 5-3 win over Cambridge – Quigley with two goals in the loss.
Twin City and Nashoba both won twice, Dorchester had a win and two ties, Burlington and Winthrop both won a game and tied each other and also tied Dorchester in the North. Marcus Aubuchon pitched a shutout and Pat LeBlanc had a goal and an assist in Twin City’s 3-0 victory over S. Maine – and LeBlanc scored twice in a 5-2 win over Natick, Ryan Comeau with both goals in the loss; Dom Marshall wore the hat, Rowan Archibald had two assists and Ryan Moran pitched a shutout in Nashoba’s 5-0 victory over S. Maine – and Matt Wing scored one goal and handed out three assists, Ryan McNulty scored two goals in 12 seconds and Koree Benning posted 1-1-2 in a 6-2 triumph over NH East; Kearney’s second goal of the game, to go with an assist, with 6:45 left gave Dorchester a 3-2 decision over Somerville, Nicholas with both goals in the loss; Hayden Leveroni scored 48 seconds into the third period to give Marblehead a 1-1 tie with Dorchester, Kearney with a second-period goal for Dorchester – and No. 25 scored with 3:07 left to give Burlington a 3-3 tie with Dorchester, three goals in two minutes, two in 16, in the second period for Dorchester; Tom Sampson scored twice as Burlington edged Lynnfield/Saugus 3-2; Robert Diaz scored twice, Charlie Dassau had two assists and Nico Babine pitched a shutout in Winthrop’s 5-0 win over Marblehead – and AJ Welch scored with 10:19 left to give Burlington a 2-2 tie with Burlington;
Ben Deraps snapped a 2-2 tie with 10:17 left as Lynnfield/Saugus trimmed Cape Ann 4-2; Tighe Archambault and Corey Girouard scored 12 seconds apart early as Groton edged Framingham 2-1; Logan Favart and Sam Blackwell both scored twice, Liam Hickey posted 1-1-2, Sean Colangelo and Kaleb Jakola both had two assists and Joe Hanson pitched a shutout in North Central’s 7-0 victory over Natick; and Ryan Zani had two goals and an assist as the Leafs downed Groton 4-1.
Everett/Revere won twice, Medford and S&S both won a game and tied each other and the Railers A1 also had a win and a tie in the South. Checca capped a hat trick with 2:35 left and then assisted on Swanson’s goal 35 seconds later that gave Everett/Revere a 5-4 decision over Beverly, Jeff Hallinan with a natural hat, Rocco Orlandello 1-2-3 and Tim Sullivan three assists in the loss – and No. 97 scored what turned out to be the winner early in the second period as Everett/Rever trimmed Masco 2-1; Justin Giglio scored two late goals and Jonathan Rogers had a goa and an assist in Medford’s 5-2 win over Agawam; Babineau and Fitzpatrick both posted 1-1-2 as S&S topped the Edge 4-1 – and Fitzpatrick scored the tying goal with 5:30 left as S&S rallied from three goals down and tied Medford 3-3, Cal Baglio with two assists for Medford; Pat Welliver’s second goal of the game, with 3:32 left, gave Railers A1 a 3-2 decision over Railers A2 – and Evan Beaudet scored with 8:24 left to give the Railers A1 a 1-1 tie with South Boston, Jay Lafreniere with a goal late in the second period for South Boston;
Dylan DiVenuti had a goal and an assist and Evan Karcher two assists in Masco’s 4-1 victory over Wakefield; Shane O’Connell scored twice and Jack Goggin posted 1-1-2 in Hyde Park’s 4-1 victory over the Railers A1; Bobby Spence wore the hat in Medfield’s 5-2 win over Triboro; and Stephanos Maramaldi scored two goals in 20 seconds and Wellesley scored four goals in 3:14 in the second period and shaded the Railers A2 5-4 – Nathan Geddes with two goals and an assist in the loss.
Greater Lowell won twice in the East. Ryan Frazier scored five goals, including a natural hat, and Anthony Grace came through with a goal and two assists in a 6-2 victory over Methuen, Kolbe Vachon with both goals and Marc Hebbelinck assists on both in the loss – and Grace wore a natural hat in the second period, Cam Greene had 1-1-2 and Alexsa Caron pitched a shutout in a 4-0 win over Wilmington;
Cody Incupera and Alex Marchand both scored two goals and set up another and Lucas Bonanno posted a goal and two assists in Methuen’s 7-3 victory over Chelmsford; Matt Maher clicked for 2-2-4, Zack Ingalls and Elias Kinaoui both had 1-1-2 and Jim Kehoe and Roman Donahue shared the shutout as Melrose stopped Woburn 5-0; Tucker Martin and Jeff Manuel both posted 1-1-2 as Winchester trimmed Shrewsbury 3-1; Peter Skafas came within 1:14 of a shutout and Brady Anderson scored two goals in 14 seconds as Woburn topped Wilmington 3-1; Dom Frisoli and Ivan Paus delivered 1-1-2 apiece and Scott Vreeland pitched a shutout in Arlington’s 4-0 win over Lexington/Bedford; Isaac Brendel scored twice as Brookline edged Concord-Carlisle 5-4 – Dan Cronin and Jack Daly with 1-1-2 apiece in the loss; John Porter had a goa and an assist late in the first period and Stoneham edged Danvers 2-1; and Cooper Serocki wore the hat and snapped a 4-4 tie with 4:24 left as Shrewsbury shaded Brookline 6-4 – Ben Rosenthal and Vincent Shea with two goals apiece in the loss.
NH East won three times, Twin City and Nashoba each posted two wins and Reading and Medford both won a game and tied each other in the West. Tyler Lautieri had a goal and an assist, Liam Adams and Sam Gosselin scored 42 seconds apart late in the second period and Mark Lucca had two assists in NH East’s 4-1 victory over Tewksbury; Nick Brooks and No. 2 both posted 1-1-2 in a 4-1 win over the Leafs – and William Thompson scored two goals and dished out three assists, Lucca wore the hat and had an assist, Brooks had 1-2-3, Gosselin 1-1-2 and Lucas Schleich two assists in a 9-2 triumph over Andover; Brady Madigan scored four goals, Will Parker tallied twice and Max Carignan pitched a shutout in Twin City’s 7-0 victory over the Starhawks – and Carignan pitched another shutout and Ryan Kitterage posted 1-2-3 in a 6-0 win over North Andover; Ryan McNulty, who also had an assist, scored what turned out to be the winner with 10 seconds left in the second period as Nashoba edged the Leafs 3-2 – and Dean Blake and Josh Savoie both scored twice and Jared Simas pitched a shutout in a 4-0 win over Andover; Tristan Moreau delivered two goals and an assist as Reading trimmed Newton 5-3, Andrew Cerone with a hat trick in the loss; No. 33 posted 2-1-3, Auditore had 1-1-2 and Medford scored all four goals to take a 4-0 first-period lead before holding off Belmont 4-3, Dave Tuccinardi with two goals in the loss – and No. 34 scored with 41 seconds left to give Reading a 2-2 tie with Medford, Devin Copithorne with both goals for Medford;
Doug George scored with 5:51 left and No. 15 then came through with 1:13 remaining to give Dorchester a 3-2 decision over Cambridge; Doncaster scored with 4:35 left to give Acton-Boxboro a 2-2 tie with the Edge; No. 52 had two goals and two assists and snapped a 5-5 tie with 2:15 left as Belmont got by Hyde Park 7-5 – Tuccinardi with 1-2-3 and Henry Brown and No. 62 1-1-2 apiece in the win and Christian Patjane a hat trick and an assist in the loss; Matt Korbin wore the hat and had an assist and Anthony Lampasona had 2-1-3 as Waltham shaded Newton 6-4 – William Drake with two goals and Noah Autor two assists in the loss; and Patjane wore the hat and had an assist, Matt Hennessey handed out four helpers and Colin McCarthy two assists as Hyde Park edged Dorchester 5-4 – Cole Riley with two goals and Douglas George 1-1-2 in the loss.
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