Reading had two wins and a tie and Tewksbury, Waltham and Winchester all also won twice. Nick Burpee snapped a 3-3 tie with 5:53 left, Brendan Donovan scored twice, Nick McFarland had 1-1-2 and Matt Percy posted two assists in Reading’s 5-3 win over NH East, which got two goals from Ben Baldasaro and 1-1-2 from Anders Dachsteinmer; McFarland clicked for 1-2-3, Donovan scored twice and Jack Stanton had 1-1-2 in a 6-1 win over the Maine Academy – and Brendan Ziegler and Stanton scored 13 second apart late in the second period as Reading pulled out a 2-2 tie with Andover; Pierce scored twice and Petti snapped a 2-2 tie with 43 seconds left in the second period as Tewksbury nipped Andover, 4-2 – and Pierce scored twice early in the third period to produce a 3-2 decision over Andover, which got 1-1-2 from John Gemmell; Ryan Toland scored twice in the third period and Cam Antonellis and Devin Cotter both had two assists in Waltham’s 3-2 decision over the Maine Academy – and Antonellis (2-1-3) snapped a 1-1 tie with 3:28 left in the second period of a 4-1 win over Lynnfield/Saugus; Mike Drew wore the hat and had an assist, Luke Mix posted 2-2-4, James Kiley had 1-2-3 and Mike Walsh 1-1-2 in Winchester’s 8-2 victory over Winthrop, which got assists on both goals from Bryce Coston – and Mix scored twice in a 4-1 win over Waltham;
Kimbal Vaidya and Mike Kenison both scored twice and Logan Otto had two assists in Concord’s 6-1 win over Natick; Mike Tersoni clicked for 2-1-3, Robby Lopez had 1-2-3, Joe Idelson and Jonny Nichols each had 1-1-2 and Robert Mealey pitched a shutout in Framingham’s 7-0 victory over Winthrop; and Alasso had 1-1-2 and Rizzuto scored what turned out to be the winner with 4:08 left in the second period as Belmont edged Framingham, 3-2 – Nolan Kimball with 1-1-2 in the loss.
Wakefield won three times in the North. Tom Harrington scored his second and third goals of the game 57 seconds apart late for a 4-2 win over Arlington, Mike Bernardinelli with two assists in the win; Matt Farrell had 1-1-2 and Wakefield scored three times in a 2:58 span early in the second period of a 3-1 victory over Acton-Boxboro – and Joe Greenwood posted 2-1-3, Tommy Lucey had 1-2-3 and Elias Clark-Goldfield pitched a shutout in a 5-0 win over Methuen;
Adam lanier and Ben Bombard scored third-period goals, Bombard coming through with 1:23 remaining to give the Crusaders a 2-1 decision over Methuen; Angell’s 1-1-2 helped Acton-Boxboro edged Arlington, 3-2; and Connor O’Malley scored twice, Justin Pitari had 1-1-2 and Shayne Fil;y two assists in Methuen’s 4-1 victory over Arlington.
Dorchester won twice in the South. Aidan Burke had 2-1-3, Declan Prendergast clicked for 1-2-3, Buddy Penella also scored twice and Devin Kelley and Griffin Kennedy both had 1-1-2 in an 8-3 win over Needham, which got 1-1-2 from Mike Dutile – and Kelley had a goal and three assists, Penella wore the hat and Burke scored twice in a 7-3 triumph over SMS;
John Rynne scored with 4:28 left to give Parkway a 2-1 decision over Wellesley; Ed Darcey pitched a shutout, O’Connor scored twice and Alden Green had 1-1-2 in Wellesley’s3-0 win over Waltham; John Brissette scored in the first period as the Sharks trimmed Waltham, 2-0; and Connor Lachman scored twice as SMS defeated Waltham, 6-1.
Reading and Peabody both won twice in the North. Ryan Farwell scored two late goals in a 4-2 win over Haverhill/Pentucket, which got a goal and an assist from Jason Potter – and Zach Abruzzese set up three goals, Kyle Missert, Jared Pennucci and Steve Jackson all posted 1-1-2 and Brendan Hannabury pitched a shutout in a 7-0 win over Newton; Robert Prentiss pitched a pair of shutouts for Peabody, Will Flynn scoring early in a 2-0 win over Haverhill/Pentucket – and Flynn posted 1-1-2 and John Bibeau two assists in a 3-0 victory over Lynnfield/Saugus;
James Willson scored with 6:06 left to give the Crusaders a 2-2 tie with Billerica; Jared Crowell, who also had an assist, scored his second goal of the game with 8:52 left, the goal becoming the winner, and Zak Farrell had 1-2-3as Melrose edged Medford, 4-3 — Paone with 1-1-2 in the loss; Paone scored both goals and Gesualdi and Connearney both assisted on both as Medford edged Lynnfield/Saugus, 2-1; Jack Wizboski and Trent Costa scored 2:04apart late in the second period as Groton edged the Demons, 2-1; Andrew Kittler scored the winner with 7:22 left and Brendan Carr had 1-1-2 as Natick edged Newton, 3-2 -- Joe Uquiola with 1-1-2 in the loss; Grady Parker, who also had an assist, scored with 4:40 left to give Framingham a 5-4 decision over Dedham, which got 1-1-2 from No. 2; and Pete Coughlin scored twice and Ben Dean and No. 56 both posted 1-1-2 in Dedham’s 5-1 win over Natick.
Concord won twice (and lost once) in the South. Derek Kelleher wore the hat, Logan Winerite posted 2-1-3, Harrison Parent had 1-2-3 and Kyle McKinnon and Zach Painchaud each dished out two assists in a 6-3 victory over Agawam, which got 2-1-3 from Carter Leary – and Parent clicked for 2-1-3 and Sanders had two assists in a 5-2 triumph over Malden/ East Boston;
Luke Cole scored with 7:33 remaining to give Triton a 2-1 decision over Concord; Freddie VGould wore the hat and had an assist and Barry Walsh set up two goals as Cambridge downed Agawam, 5-3 – Simon Peterson with two goals and Charlie Davis 1-1-2 in the loss; Rufo (2-1-3) scored the winner with 4:24 left, Taddeo scored twice and Giordano had 1-1-2 as Malden/East Boston defeated the Starhawks, 5-4; Ben Fougere pitched a shuotu and Cam Gilroy scored with 1:21 left in the second period as Triton edged Agawam,1-0; Baxter Cardamone scored four goals and Lawrence Dupont two in Newton’s 8-0 win over the Starhawks; and Kevin Flahive, who also had an assist, scored with 24 seconds left to give Triboro a 3-2 decision over Newton.
Winchester and Somerville both won a game and tied each other in the East. Nolan Butler wore the hat and Jake Ulwick pitched a shutout in Winchester’s 5-0 victory over Brookline; Desousa scored one goal and set up three others, Pirone scored twice, Zraket and Murphy both posted 1-1-2 and Lavey and O’Brien shared the shutout in Somerville’s big win over Arlington – and Ricky Welch scored with 2:55 left to give Winchester a 4-4 tie with Somerville, which got 2-1-3 from Desousa;
Dave Blodgett scored his second goal of the game with 1:31 left to give NH East a 3-3 tie with the Cyclones, who got 1-1-2 from Tom Doe and took the lead when Matt Maheras scored with 9:12 remaining; Ryan Welsh scored twice as Lexington/Bedford trimmed NH East, 3-1; Tucker Hanson pitched a shutout and Chris Wilson and No. 88 both had 1-1-2 in Wakefield’s 3-0 triumph over Marblehead/S&S; Brian Clougherty snapped a 1-1 tie in the second period as Lynn edged Brookline, 2-1; Jon Cayer scored with 3:10 left to give Arlington a 2-2 tie with Marblehead/S&S, which had gone ahead when Ben Brennan scored with 5:05 remaining; Eric Chalifoux and Trevor Johnson scored early as Twin City nipped Methuen, 2-1; Stephen Papi and Jonathan Caban (1-1-2) scored 44 seconds apart early in the second period as Waltham downed Wellesley, 3-1; and No. 11 and Ben Wohl tallied 21 seconds apart early and Wellesley went on to a 4-1 victory over Waltham.
North Andover had two wins and a tie, North Reading, the Crusaders and SMS also won twice and Woburn and the Sharks had a win and a tie in the North. Jake Sitak scored twice and Sean Reid had two assists in North Andover’s 5-0 win over Greater Lowell; Reid posted 2-1-3 and Sitak 1-2-3 in a 5-3 victory over Lowell, which got 1-1-2 from Sean Gray – and Matt Bergeron scored with 22 seconds left to give the Saints a 1-1 tie with North Andover, which got a goal from Kyle Hooley with 6:58 left; Trevor Wilson’s third and fourth goals of the game (to go with an assist) with 5:02 and 1:08 left for the win, Stephen Robishaw wore the hat and had three assists and Marky Potter had two assists as North Reading edged Greater Lowell, 8-7, Ryan Silva with a hat trick, Zach Breen 1-2-3 and Craig Roache two assists in the loss – and Jason Dinapoli posted 2-1-3, Robishaw had 1-1-2 and Jenny Collins pitched a shutout in a 5-0 win over Winthrop; Hayden Meyer (1-1-2) made it 3-0 after one period and the Crusaders topped the Outlaws, 4-2, Cellucci with 1-1-2 in the loss – and Meyer and Brendan Green both scored their second goals of the game 44 seconds apart late to give the Crusaders a 3-1 decision over the Starhawks, Ethan Hynes with two assists in the win; Ben Denaro scored four goals and set up another, Jake MacLean also wore a hat, also adding an assist, and Matt Becker had two assists as SMS stopped Groton, 9-2, Colin Massidda with assists on both goals in the loss – and Denaro wore the hat and had an assist and Nick Kischitz pitched a shutout in a 5-0 win over the Starhawks; Chris Sweeney’s second goal of the game, with 8:52 left, gave Woburn a 2-1 victory over North Reading – and Jake Natola scored with 6:06 left to give the Saints a 1-1 tie with Woburn, which got a first-period goal from Gordon McNevin; Collin Winkelmann pitched a shutout and Mark Charon ended Cam Cielakie’s shutout and give the Sharks a 1-0 decision over Nashoba – and Max Strong scored with 10 seconds left to give Nashoba a 3-3 tie with the Sharks, who had gone ahead when Devon Bruyere scored with 1:22 remaining;
In the other game, Jake Minear scored with 7:35 remaining to give Groton a 2-1 victory over the Outlaws.
Acton-Boxboro won twice in the South. Jack Bartle scored two goals in 10 seconds in the third period for a 2-1 decision over Natick—and Bartle scored two goals in 13 seconds to cap a five-goal Acton-Boxboro rally over a 6:07 span of the second period and Tom Kearney had two assists in a 5-2 win over Winthrop;
Preston Baillie pitched a shutout and John Demmler and Nick Brown scored in the second period of Wellesley’s 3-0 win over Belmont; Anthony Comito wore the hat and Bryan Lebel had a goal and an assist in Stoneham’s 5-1 triumph over Agawam; No. 67 scored what turned out to be the winner with :00 left in the second period as Charlestown nipped Beverly, 4-2; Charlie McGurn wore the hat and had an assist and Will Harrington posted 1-1-2 in Hyde Park’s 6-0 win over the Crusaders; Jaden Kamm scored with 1:47 left in the second period to give Cape Ann a 2-1 win over Peabody; Sam Winchester scored twice in the second period as Masco edged Agawam, 2-1; Henry Smith posted 1-2-3, Schuyler Cummings had 1-1-2 and Henry Jones snapped a 1-1 tie with 2:04 left in the first period of Agawam’s 5-1 victory over Cape Ann; Kevin Rooney clicked for 2-2-4, Dan Verry added 1-1-2 and Cooper Jacques snapped a 2-2 tie with 9:40 left in Peabody’s 5-2 win over Masco; Conor Lucenta wore a natural hat and John Paugh lost a shutout when Cam Troio scored with 1:16 left as Natick downed the Crusaders, 5-2; and Chris Miller scored the tying goal 42 seconds into the third period and Joe LaFauci posted 1-1-2 as Belmont pulled out a 3-3 tie with the Crusaders, who got 2-1-3 from Jesse Rogers.
Reading had two wins and two ties in the East. Gary Short dished out three assists, Cam McKenna scored twice and Brandon Fogarty had a goal and an assist in a 4-1 win over Melrose; Reading topped Chelmsford, 4-2; and McKenna scored the tying goal with 10:20 left, Nathan Stelluo scored twice and Fogarty had two assists as Reading pulled out a 4-4 tie with Andover, which went ahead when Helmbrecht-Lommel scored 19 seconds before McKenna and also got 1-1-2 from Aragona -- and Weiss scored with 2:19 left to give Triboro a 1-1 tie with Reading;
Nolan Fitzgerald snapped a 5-5 tie with 8:43 left and Wilmington finished off a 7-5 victory over Tewksbury – Sean Devlin and Jason Thibert with 2-1-3 apiece DJ Derose 1-1-2 in the win and Steve Doucette and John Kenneally two goals apiece and Kyle Morris and Nathan Silva two assists apiece in the loss; Pete Manzilli and James McInnis shared the shutout and Kevin Silva scored twice in Chelmsford’s 3-0 victory over Methuen; Ben Fasciano and Damon DeMarco scored in the first period as Concord-Carlisle edged Dedham, 2-1; Shane Vazquez had 1-2-3 and Jimmy Black 1-1-2 in Dedham’s 4-1 triumph over SMS; Eli Lemieux scored twice and Kyle Chaput had two assists as SMS downed Lexington/Bedford, 3-0; Brandon Melanson wore the hat, Teddy Housser had2-1-3 and Dante Padovano added two assists in Twin City’s 7-0 win over North Central; Antonio Miele pitched a shutout and Bradford Shapleigh had 1-1-2 in Framingham’s 3-0 win over Triboro; and Oliver Hannon scored with 28 seconds left to give Melrose a 2-1 decision over Andover.
Peabody had two wins and a tie, Nashua also won twice and NH East had a win and a tie in the West. Caleb Dollin had two goals and an assist and James Guiry clicked for 1-2-3 in Peabody’s 5-3 victory over Newburyport, which got two goals from Ryan Lehan; Drew Seimons pitched a shutout and Dollin had 1-1-2 in a 2-0 decision over NH East – and Max Sears capped a hat trick with 1:32 left to give Hollis a 4-4 tie with Peabody, Sean Kelly with 1-1-2 and Ruthvik Yenisetti two assists for Hollis and Dollin with two goals in 35 seconds late and Guiry had two assists for Peabody; Stephan Bedard wore the hat, Jason Dion had 1-2-3 and Robby Pavlas scored twice in Nashua’s 8-2 win over Lynnfield/Saugus, which got two goals from Sanderson – and Dion had 2-2-4, Nick Dapolito posted 2-1-3, Ben Goolsby 1-2-3, Pavlas two goals and Nick Hall the shutout in a big win over L/S; Billy Downes scored one goal and set up three others, Lucas Hamilton wore the hat, Ben Murphy posted 2-1-3, Jackson Chalmers had 1-2-3, Ethan Chenard had two assists and Justin Szymanski pitched a shutout in NH East’s 8-0 win over Lynnfield/Saugus – and Gavin Bibeau (2-2-4) scored the tying goal with 5:39 left and Blake Johnson had 1-2-3 as Amesbury pulled out a 6-6 tie with NH East, which got a hat trick from Chenard, Hamilton had 1-2-3 and Ian Jeffers two assists for NHE;
Connor McDonough scored twice in Nashoba’s 3-1 win over Newton; Teddy Cunha pitched a shutout, Jeff Simon posted 1-1-2 and Jesse Viola had two assists in Brookline’s 2-0 victory over Wellesley; Cam Allen capped a hat trick by scoring the goal that turned out to be the winner with 10:47 left as the Demons edged Nashoba, 3-2; Brendan O’Neill and Mathieu Borowski both scored two goals and dished out two assists as the Sharks topped Burlington, 6-1; and Arlo Gray had 2-1-3 and Mike Palizzolo two assists in Parkway’s 6-1 triumph over Wellesley.
Acton-Boxboro and Needham both won a game and tied each other in the Central. Pete Jussaume scored six goals and added an assist and Ryan Macri posted 1-1-2 in Acton-Boxboro’s 8-3 victory over Waltham, which got 2-1-3 from Osborn; Gilman scored twice and snapped a 1-1 tie with 1:20 left in the second period as Needham nipped Cape Ann, 3-1 – and Kyle Gilman scored with 2:11 left and Pat Connors followed with 39 seconds on the clock to give Needham a 3-3 tie with A-B, Cornelisse with two assists for Needham, Jussuame (1-1-2) the go-ahead goal with 3:40 left and Mike Flanney also with 1-1-2 for Acton-Boxboro;
Joe Camara wore the hat and had two assists and Henri Stocker scored one goal and set up four others in Medford’s 5-3 victory over Groton, which got two goals from Jonathan Melanson; Scales wore the hat and Valentin had a goal and two assists in Billerica’s 5-2 win over the Starhawks; and Gasper assisted on Garside’s goal with 6:52 left and then scored with 2:08 remaining as Dorchester scored four goals in the third period to rally from three goals down and edge Natick, 4-3.
-- MIKE SHALIN, firstname.lastname@example.org,