Owen Blakely wore the hat, Jack Alieri scored two goals and set up another and Mark Herlihy posted two assists in Wellesley’s 7-4 victory over Waltham – Dylan McClay with a goal and two assists and Chris Konstantopulos two goals in the loss; and Mike Collins snapped the Luke Silverman and Greyon Henrey shutout with 33 seconds left and No. 45 then came through with :06 on the clock to give Acton-Boxboro a 2-1 decision over Parkway.
In the North, Tristan Joyce wore the hat, Max Puleo had a goal and an assist and Mike Rinaldi two assists as Newburyport trimmed Framingham 4-2 – John Hudson with both goals in the loss; Felix Sims wore the hat as Cambridge downed Arlington 5-2; Cooper Carignan, who had an assist, scored the winner with 3:54 left and Cody Berkio had two assists as Twin City trimmed Watertown 3-1; Jayden Vargas, who also had an assist, scored the winner with 2:45 left – after Brady Leonard capped hat trick with 9:06 remaining and Thatcher Schrafft followed with 6:04 remaining, Mike Ryan with two assists in the win and Ryan DiNicola and Tyler Karp 1-1-2 apiece in the loss; Finnan Murphy had 2-1-3, Matt Mahoney 1-1-2, Charlie Jayne two assists and Nate Leydon scored the winner in the second period as Woburn trimmed Winthrop 4-2 – Andy Jackson with both goals in the loss; Charlie Grenier scored two goals and set up two others, Hogan Sedky also scored twice and Kyle Hart had 1-1-2 in Marblehead’s 6-2 victory over Belmont; Alex Bates scored the winner in the second period as the Railers topped Needham 4-1; Timmy Sullivan scored twice and Jack Mertz assisted on both goals as Beverly defeated Andover 4-1; Jackson Lerner had 1-1-2 in the first period as NH East edged the Railers 2-1; and Hunter Fife scored one goal and handed out three assists and Connor Seeley wore the hat in Everett/Revere’s 7-2 victory over Arlington.
Billerica, Triboro and Triton all won twice in the South. Brayden McKenzie scored with 7:35 left to give Billerica a 2-1 decision over Charlestown – and Dom DiMambro handed out three assists, JoJo Tierney scored twice, McKenzie had 1-1-2 and Nathan Medeiros the shutout in a 7-0 triumph over Andover; Max Aries wore the hat, Ryan Holman scored twice and No. 10 had two assists in Triboro’s 6-3 victory over Wilmington – and Aries clicked for two goals and two assists and Connor NcDermott also posted two assists in a 7-1 win over the Railers; Simon Bissell and Aiden Szymanski both posted 1-1-2 in Triton’s 4-1 victory over Cape Ann – and Parker Pierre pitched a shutout and Luke Sullivan scored early in a 3-0 win over Billerica;
Mike McLaughlin wore the hat and had an assist and Joe Arria two assists in Charlestown’s 5-3 victory over Brookline; Matt Preston, who also had an assist, scored what turned out to be the winner in the second period as Stoneham downed Wilmington 4-1; Chris Karvelas and Zach Morris had a goal and two assists and Derek Ellms and Deston Cauthers both scored twice in Cape Ann’s 6-3 victory over Triton – Joe Niska with two goals in the loss; and Henrik Ehlers scored four goals and set up another and Ari Menzin had two goals and an assist as Brookline stopped Andover 8-0.
Nashoba won twice in the East behind shutouts by Porter Krause and Jasper Crane, Nashoba’s seventh and eighth shutouts in nine games. Olin Pedersen with two goals and an assist and Cole Allen 1-1-2 in a 4-0 win over Haverhill – and Jordan Sheppard 1-1-2 in a 3-0 victory over Melrose;
Cole Lambert, who also had an assist, scored the tying goal with 4:19 left and Jack Callahan scored twice as Methuen tied Medford 3-3 – Dom Mustone with two goals and Carsten Mangan two assists for Medford; Jordan Sheppard and Pedersen both had 1-1-2 as the Breakers downed Melrose 3-0; Alex Mozina scored one goal and handed out three assists and Jack Walker had 1-1-2 in NH East’s 5-2 victory over North Andover; Darren Ackerman had a goal and two assists and John Bishop scored two goals in 36 seconds in Haverhill’s 4-2 win over the Railers; Quinn McNamara scored two late goals, Calvin Zimmerman posted 1-1-2 and JoJo Smith came within 1:07 left as Melrose topped Medfield 4-1; Phil Coleman pitched a shutout and Connor Flaherty and Coleman Mikalauskis scored in the second period as Dorchester trimmed the Demons 2-0; and Aidan Doherty pitched a shutout and Zach Rubinoff and Paul Linso scored 42 seconds apart in Parkway’s 3-0 victory over NH East.
Rochester won twice in the West. Giovanni Green, Dylan Mathieu and Jackson O’Keefe all clicked for a goal and an assists in a 7-2 victory over Agawam – and Green scored twice in the third period in a 3-1 win over Chelmsford;
Sean Hogan’s second goal of the game, with 5:14 left was the winner and Dante Yepez assisted on both Hogan goals as Wakefield edged Waltham 3-2; Derek Labadini scored the tying goal with 8:52 left as Concord-Carlisle tied the Crusaders 3-3 – Max Caliri with 1-1-2 and Finneas McNabb two assists for the Crusaders; Inello scored with 1:01 left to give S&S a 2-1 victory over North Reading; Ryan Nortz scored twice and Wesley Zhu had two assists as Belmont topped Chelmsford 4-1; Owen Shi scored with 49 seconds left to give Arlington a 4-4 tie with Agawam – Matt Jacobo-Zudeck had 1-1-2 for Arlington and Cole Perkins two goals for Agawam; and Ryan McKean scored twice as the Edge defeated the Railers 4-1.
Acton-Boxboro and Lexington/Bedford both won a game and tied each other in the North. Jack Slade scored one goal and handed out three assists, Ethan King won twice, Ronan McGowan and Jake Tucker both posted a goal and an assist and Charlie Mattocks pitched a shutout in Acton-Boxboro’s 8-0 victory over Beverly; Nathan Hawkes clicked for two goals and an assist and Josh Blackman had 1-1-2 in Lexington/Bedford’s 5-1 win over Newburyport – and Nolan Kingsbury scored with 2:30 left to give Lexington/Bedford a 2-2 tie with Acton-Boxboro, King with 1-1-2 for A-B;
Andrew Snow wore the hat and Jack Renaud tallied twice in Wellesley’s 6-0 victory over Winchester; Cam Giblin scored twice as Billerica downed Cape Ann 3-1; Alex Healy delivered two goals and an assist in Burlington’s 4-2 victory over Danvers; and Dom Micelli and Scopputuolo both wore hats and Matt Cole clicked for 2-1-3 ass Lynnfield/Saugus downed Framingham 8-4 – No. 33 with two goals in the loss.
The Railers and Dorchester both won twice in the South. Shea Whalen scored with 3:06 left as the Railers edged Everett/Revere 2-1 – and John Willar scored the winner with 14 seconds left as the Railers edged Brookline 3-2; Coulter Medeiros pitched a shutout and Nolan Murphy scored early as Dorchester trimmed Andover 2-0 – and Tommy McCarthy scored two goals and set up two others, Mike Mullaly wore the hat, Nicky Higgins had three assists and Brendan Dacey and Jackie Hanlon both also scored twice in a big win over the Express, who got two goals from Matt Caccapaglia;
Nick Genese capped a hat trick with two late goals and Devin Melly posted a goal and an assist as Reading trimmed Greater Lowell 6-4 – Anthony Tassone and Jack Zdon with 1-1-2 apiece in the loss; Brookline edged the Express 2-1; Will Rosenberg scored 45 seconds into the third period and No. 5 followed with 2:52 remaining to give Needham a 3-2 decision over Maples; and Evan Mercier and Sal D’Amico (second goal of the game) scored midway through the third period as Greater Lowell edged SMS 5-4 – Tassone with two goals and Brendan Kelly two assists in the win and Luke Boudo two assists in the loss.
Danvers won twice in the East. Drinkwater’s second goal of the game, with 4:45 left in the second period, turned out to be the difference as Danvers edged Parkway 4-3 – and Drinkwater wore the hat in a 5-2 win over Concord-Carlisle, Nate Pletta with two assists in the loss;
Drew Romeo’s second goal of the game ended the scoring with 7:08 left in the second period and gave Acton-Boxboro a 2-2 tie with the revs; Derek Plummer scored the winner with 8:06 left as Twin City edged the Revs 2-1; Chris Ferris scored with 5:17 left to give North Andover a 2-1 decision over Waltham; Alex Sevastyanov scored his second goal of the game with 3:36 left and Dan Ferris followed with 36 seconds remaining to give Melrose a 5-4 decision over Nashoba – Will Ryan with 1-1-2 in the win and Nathan LoConte and Jack Borges with two goals and an assist apiece in the loss; and Avery Frias scored five goals and set up two others to lead the Knights to a 9-3 victory over Natick – Jake Loynd with 2-1-3 and Nick Meyer 1-1-2 in the loss.
Methuen and Arlington both won a game and tied each other in the West. Chris DiMaggio wore the hat, Justin Duckett scored twice and Sean Driscoll had two assists in Methuen’s 6-3 victory over Natick; Gavin Carreiro scored early in Arlington’s 2-0 win over Cambridge – and Fisher Williams snapped Dom Drapeau’s shutout bid with 1:47 left to give Arlington a 1-1 tie with Methuen, James Guide with a second-period goal for Methuen;
Devin Medeiros snapped a 1-1 tie with 1:01 left in the second period as Wilmington downed Belmont 4-1; Josh Plite scored with 44 seconds left to give Somerville a 3-3 tie with Haverhill; Aiden Linnell scored twice, Luke Dragsbeek had two assists and Erik Howard pitched a shutout in Triboro’s 4-0 victory over Parkway; John Palmer set up two goals and Deegan Atkinson pitched a shutout as the Leafs topped Wellesley 6-0; and Cam Canoni pitched a shutout and Luke Ward scored with 9:11 left as Lexington/Bedford edged Parkway 1-0.
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