BANTAMS – WEEK ENDING March 3
Winchester won twice. Austin Curtis scored two goals and set up another and No. 2 had a goal and an assist in a 4-3 decision over Newton – and Danny Collins wore the hat, Brian Hannon scored twice and Tyler Garmey and Jamie Cogan shared the shutout in a 7-0 win over the Revs;
Jason Zermani’s second goal of the game, with 2:13 left, gave Lexington/Bedford a 5-4 decision over Newton – Alex Dixon with two goals and an assist in the win and Ryan Quirk two goals and Ian Russo two assists in the loss; and Jake Donovan scored twice and Matt Walsh scored what turned out to be the winner with 1:33 left in the second period as Reading edged Triton 3-2 – Tyler Egan with both goals in the loss.
Beverly won twice in the North. Will Tenhope had a goal and an assist and DJ Bachini two assists in a 5-1 victory over Winthrop – and Cam Cook scored twice and Jimmy O’Connell pitched a shutout in a 6-0 win over Marblehead;
Gian Zambrano scored what turned out to be the winner with two-tenths of a second left in the second period as the Railers trimmed Belmont 4-2; Tom Driscoll and Owen DelValle both scored twice and Aiden Boucher had two assists as Charlestown downed Chelmsford 4-2; John Ragucci and Billy Doherty (one assists) scored 58 seconds apart early in the third period and Eric Utter also had 1-1-2 as Tewksbury got by Stoneham/North Reading 4-2; Charlie Forest and Mike Ranaldi scored 1:51 apart early in the third period as Newburyport tied Chelmsford 2-2; Sullivan’s second goal of the game, with 7:53 left, gave Hyde Park a 3-3 tie with Triboro; Noah Czech scored twice as Natick topped Triboro 4-1; and Owen Giangrande and Luke Marinelli shared the shutout and Dan Brant scored early in the second period of Marblehead’s 2-0 win over Stoneham/North Reading.
In the South, Ryan McNulty and Dom Marshall scored in the first period as Nashoba edged Maine 2-1; Jones clicked for two goals and an assist, Gaskin posted 1-1-2 and Del Rio Ipuz had two assists as Somerville stopped Cambridge 6-0; A.J. Mills scored four goals, Mason Pajari handed out three assists and Aiden Prentiss scored twice in Twin City’s 8-4 win over Maine – Max Lieman with 1-1-2 in the loss; Leuzzi scored twice, Sullivan had 1-1-2 and Welch two assists as Woburn topped Medford 4-1; Dom Lamentea wore the hat and Anthony White had 1-1-2 as Melrose defeated Masco 4-2; and Cole Howard’s second goal of the game, with 6:53 left, turned out to be the winner, Sam Elliott had 1-1-2 and Elias Tripodis two assists as North Andover edged Twin City 4-3 – Mills with two assists in the loss.
In the East, Zach Boucher scored his second goal of the game – Luke Halvorson assisting on both – came with 6:30 left and gave the Railers a 2-2 tie with Dorchester; Adam Godfrey scored the winner with 8:59 left as Haverhill/Pentucket nipped Winchester 4-3 – Jeff Manuel with 1-1-2 in the loss; and Parker Green wore the hat and added an assist and Rocco Postizzi had two assists as the Revs downed Arlington 5-2 – Jake Kerble with assists on both goals in the loss.
Concord-Carlisle won twice in the West. Thorpe scored all three goals in a 6-2 victory over Parkway – and Thorpe wore the hat and added an assist and Cassidy had two goals and a helper in a 6-2 win over Dedham;
Frankie Leone, who also had an assist, scored the winner with 8:23 left as Wakefield trimmed Newton 3-1; Emmet Teahan snapped a 2-2 tie 39 seconds into the third period as Brookline nipped Lynn 4-2; James Gould posted 1-1-2 in Wellesley’s 5-1 victory over Medford; and Mercuri, who also had an assist, scored twice in the final minute to give Dedham an 8-6 win over Acton-Boxboro – Doyle with a goal and three assist, Reynolds a hat trick and Coil two assists in the win and Nathan Smith 2-1-3 and Colin Murphy two assists in the loss.
Andover won twice in the North. Kyran Maher posted two assists late in the second period of a 3-1 win over the Revs – and Dan Greene scored what turned out to be the winner with 2:22 left in the second period of a 4-3 decision over the Leafs, who got two goals from Cody Tkaczyk;
Matt Pomer delivered two goals and an assist and Seamus Jones and Clark Kinzinger both posted 1-1-2 in Belmont’s 6-2 victory over South Boston – Tom Donovan with 1-1-2 in the loss; Tkaczyk scored 57 seconds into the third period to give the Leafs a 1-1 tie with the Railers, who got an early goal from Anthony DiDonna; Gavin Richard scored twice and Harrison Walker had two assists as Lexington/Bedford nipped Dorchester 5-4 – James Murphy with 1—1-2 in the loss; Mike Noona and Dylan Picard both wore hats, Noonan with three assists and Picard two, and Donovan posted a goal and two assists in South Boston’s 9-3 victory over Hyde Park – John Paul Stanton with 1-1-2 in the loss; Jack Walmsley scored the winner in the second period as Cambridge edged Brookline 3-2; Rocco Mastrangelo scored twice as the Demons trimmed Wilmington 5-3 – Cam Gagnon with two goals in the loss; and MacLean pitched a shutout and Weitzman scored late in the first period of Burlington’s 2-0 win over Lexington/Bedford.
The Edge had a win and a tie in the South. Nathan Smith delivered two goals and an assist, Sal Pace also scored twice and Colin O’Neil pitched a shutout in a 5-0 victory over Nashoba – and Rylee Smith was in goal for Masco and Cam Grant for the Edge in a 0-0 tie;
Pasquale scored the winner midway through the second period as S&S edged Beverly 2-1; Agawam nipped Allston/Brighton 2-1; John Oliveira scored twice as the Revs downed the Railers 3-1; Lynnfield/Saugus and Natick tied 2-2; and Finn Lawler scored what turned out to be the winner with 3:41 left in the second period as Cape Ann edged Allston/Brighton 2-1.
The Railers won twice in the East. Tyler Gilfoy had a goal and an assist, Dan O’Neil posted two assists and Josh Carignan pitched a shutout in a 7-0 victory over Stoneham/North Reading – and Pat Prudhomme snapped a 1-1 tie with 9:54 left as the Railers topped Medford 4-1;
Quinn Fallon scored twice and Kat Garabedian pitched a shutout as Burlington topped Needham 5-0; Kyle Brogan had two goals and an assist and Nate Tacey and Jake Schiano combined to pitch Arlington’s 8-0 shutout over Winchester; Osin Cullen snapped a 1-1 tie with 7:33 left and Wakefield scored all three goals in a 4:12 span of the third period and trimmed Reading 3-1; Ben Van Magness scored with 3:30 left to give Reading a 2-2 tie with Tewksbury, which got 1-1-2 from Anthony Angiuoni; and Leone scored twice as Winthrop got by Woburn 3-1.
The Railers won twice in the West. McWilliams wore the hat and Kenneally pitched a shutout in a 5-0 win over Triboro – and Poitras’s second goal of the game, to go with an assist, came with 2:02 left and gave the Railers a 4-3 decision over Acton-Boxboro, McWilliams with 1-1-2 in the win;
Tim Suwaizdis-Cox had a goal and two assists, Kyle Loporati had a goal and a helper and Josh Narducci two assists as the Leafs trimmed Acton-Boxboro 4-2 – Rowan McGowan with 1-1-2 in the loss; No. 58 capped Dorchester’s three-goal first period with 35 seconds left and Dorchester held off Melrose 3-2 – Jason Pino with 1-1-2 in the loss; Mike Kelly scored what turned out to be the winner in the first period as Melrose topped Dorchester 3-1; and Cormier had 1-1-2, scoring the tying goal in the second period as Twin City tied Waltham 2-2 – Aris Stefanis with a goal and an assist for Waltham.
-- MIKE SHALIN, email@example.com