Natick won twice. Sam Hubbard wore the hat, Joe MacDonnell scored twice and Hunter Houriagn added two assists in a 7-3 victory over Dorchester – and Jeff Howard and Hubbard both scored one goal and dished out three assists and MacDonnell scored twice in a 7-0 triumph over Winchester;
Ben Dearden scored what turned out to be the winner with 3:14 left and Mimi Morkos and Rocco Blasi both had a goal and an assist as South Boston edged Greater Lowell 5-4 – Cam Caron with two goals and an assist in the loss; Luke Harwich scored two goals and set up another, Tom Cashman handed out three assists, Anthony Tramontozzi had 1-1-2 and Dan Kantor pitched a shutout in Triboro’s defeated Andover 4-0; Carter Doherty scored one goal and set up three others, Colby Nyhan wore the hat and Trevor Craigue had two assists as Concord trimmed Wellesley 7-4 – Rylan Dean with two goals and two assists, William Cooney a goal and two assists and Cam Lynch 1-1-2 in the loss; and Matt Lesniak wore the hat and Caron had a goal and two assists as Lowell downed Winchester 6-2.
Triton had a win and a tie in the North. Gavin Marengi pitched a shutout, Hawk Stickney scored twice and Vincent Magee had a goal and an assists in a 3-0 victory over Lakes Region – and Ryan MacCutcheon capped a hat trick with 1:26 left to give Reading a 4-4 tie with Triton, Luke Wile and Josh Hersey with two goals apiece for Triton;
Adam Bauer scored two goals and set up another, Jack Kilcoyne scored twice and Brendan O’Connor had two assists in Belmont’s 5-1 victory over Waltham; Nolan Russell wore the hat and Armen Vartanian had a goal and an assist in Arlington’s 5-2 win over Parkway – Danny Gentile with 1-1-2 in the loss; Max Gagnon scored four goals, Hawk Stickney scored twice and Tyan Moses had 1-1-2 in Triton’s 7-2 victory over Woburn; Colby Warren scored one goal and dished out three assists, Kellen Moran scored twice and Cade Cooper and Braeden Hurley both posted 1-1-2 in Cape Ann’s 6-1 victory over Wilmington; Austin Marmo wore a third-period hat, two of the goals 15 seconds apart, and Mike Spitz delivered a goal and three assists as Chelmsford trimmed Triboro 5-2 – Zhou and Shea with 1-1-2 apiece in the loss; and Cam Lanziero and Tyler Bourgea both posted two goals and an assist, Kevin Andriolo posted 1-2-3 and Jackson Feudo also scored twice in Tewksbury’s 7-1 win over Wilmington.
Haverhill/Pentucket won twice in the South. Jake Karlsson and Jovani Fonzi both wore hats, Karlsson with an assist, in a 6-4 victory over S&S, Steve Nason with 2-1-3 and Seamus Cullen two goals in the loss – and Karlsson had a goal and two assists, Riley Guertin scored twice and Cam Paradis came within 1:09 of a shutout in a 4-1 victory over Cambridge;
Mike Brandano scored two goals and set up another, Terrell People and Nolan O’Keef both also scored twice and Cam Sheehan had a goal and an assist in Medford’s big win over Wakefield; Brian Kelly scored with 7:37 left to give Acton-Boxboro a 2-2 tie with Cambridge – Ben Pepin with both goals for Cambridge; Chase Collins’s second goal of the game, with 6:05 left, turned out to be the winner as Wakefield edged Needham 5-4 – Nos. 29 and 17 with 1-1-2 apiece in the loss; Colin Murray posted 1-2-3 and Henry Mills scored two late goals in Beverly’s 6-2 triumph over the Railers – Joe Santora with assists on both goals in the loss; Saige Devins had the winning goals and Hollis downed Needham 6-3 despite two goals by Niall O’Malley; Alexis Mara, who also had an assist, snapped a 3-3 tie with 15 seconds left in the second period and Susannah Ward also posted 1-1-2as the Wizards trimmed NH East 5-3 – Joe Crowe with two goals in the loss; Matt Ruel, Andrew Coffey and Finlay Piekos scored in the second period as Acton-Boxboro got by NH East 3-1; and Mathew McClure scored four goals, Ethan McDermott had a goal and three assists and Keegan Covello had 1-1-2 as the Railers defeated Burlington 7-2.
Stoneham won twice and Rochester had a win and a tie in the North. Mike Taranto scored twice, Cosmo Ciccarello had a goal and an assist, Mike Quigley had two assists and Shea Allen pitched a shutout in Stoneham’s 5-0 victory over Natick – and Josh Tranchina scored two goals and set up two others and Taranto and Jacob Minsk both also scored twice in Stoneham’s 8-2 win over Winchester Cole Enman scored twice and Aidan Tibbetts had a goal and an assist in Rochester’s 4-3 victory over Winthrop – and Walsh scored with 4:02 left to give Concord-Carlisle a 1-1 tie with Rochester – No. 15 with a go-ahead goal for Rochester just 18 seconds before Walsh re-tied it;
Matt Heyworth had a goal and an assist as Wellesley edged Triboro 3-2; Ben Glanville scored what turned out to be the winner 40 seconds into the third period as Wellesley edged Triboro 3-2; Braeden Homer’s second goal of the game was followed by goals by Finnian Moriarty and Luca Tavila, all in a 1:13 span late in the second period, and Luke Aylett had two assists as Natick trimmed Framingham, 4-2 – Nolan McLaughlin with assists on both goals in the loss; and Oliver Goldberg pitched a shutout and Nitin Munlappan scored midway through the first period as Winchester edged North Andover 1-0.
Danvers won twice and Newton had a win and a tie in the South. Andrew Glidden wore the hat, Teddy Tsoutsouris had a goal and two assists and Rohan Gahenia also posted two assists as Danvers downed Triton 9-1 – and Cole Anderson and Cooper Dunham both scored twice in a 5-3 win over Marblehead – Avin Rodovsky with a hat trick and Toby Grenier two assists in the loss; George Bracher scored one goal and set up two others as Newton downed Twin City 4-2 – and Toby Beaulac, scored the tying goal with 2:30 left in the second period to give Twin City a 2-2 tie with Newton;
Duncan Gulino scored four goals, including a natural hat, two of the goals 31 seconds apart in the first minute, to lead North Reading past Marblehead 6-0; Brady Herland scored with 10:26 left to give Methuen a 1-1 tie with Lexington/Bedford – T.Z. Snail with a second-period goal for L/B; and Owen Coyne wore the hat, Justin Scully scored twice and Cam O’Connor posted 1-1-2 as SMS defeated Wilmington 10-5 – Thano Meimaris with four goals and Colin O’Hearn 1-1-2 in the loss.
Everett/Revere and Medfield both won twice in the East. Dylan Maccallum wore the hat and had an assist, Frankie Annunziata, who also had two assists, scored what turned out to be the winner with 6:13 left, Eric Grasso and No. 40 both had two goals and an assist and Jason Teebagy a goal and two helpers as Everett/Revere edged South Boston 8-7, Sam Flood with four goals, including a first-period natural hat, Mike Green with 1-1-2 and Trace McFarland two assists in the loss – and Annunziata scored four goals and Jonathan Magee posted two goals and an assist in a 6-2 win over Dorchester; No. 81 wore the hat, Ben Lusby had 1-2-3 and Kevin Nee and Charlie Breslin both 1-1-2 in Medfield’s 9-4 victory over Acton-Boxboro, Emmett Reen with two goals and Connor Fleming two assists in the loss – and Medfield defeated Lynnfield/Saugus 6-3;
Michael Curry scored with 16 seconds left and Patrick Brunner then scored at the final buzzer to give South Boston a 2-2 tie with Natick – Jackson Fisher with both goals for Natick, the second with 2:46 left; Scottie Johnson, who also had an assist, scored what turned out to be the winner with 5:15 left, Madelyn Soderquist scored twice and Branden Carta posted 1-1-2 in Woburn’s 5-4 decision over the Railers; Collins clicked for 2-1-3, King had 1-1-2 and Applegate pitched a shutout as the Wizards topped Winchester; Max Seeley posted 1-2-3 and Zach Hoadley and Jack Carter both had 1-1-2 as the Railers defeated Arlington 7-4 – Rudolph Hahn with 2-1-3, Riley Rich 1-1-2 and Logan De Veau two assists in the loss; Timmy McManus wore the hat as Masco defeated Winchester 6-4 – Nolan Gannon with 2-1-3 and Jeremy Watson 1-1-2 in the loss; and Brady Gerardi’s second goal of the game, with 5.9 seconds left, gave the Edge a 3-2 victory over Haverhill/Pentucket.
Andover won twice and Newburyport had a win and a tie in the West. Sam Frangakis wore the hat, Connor Longo clicked for 1-2-3, Grace Johnson scored twice and Finn Sheehy had 1-1-2 in Andover’s big win over Assabet – and Sean Foster delivered 2-1-3 and Aiden Houle posted 1-1-2 in Andover’s 7-5 win over Acton-Boxboro – Miles Sullivan with 2-1-3, Harry Abramowitz two goals and Arlo Sweeny two assists in the loss; Jagger Gudaitis scored early in the second period as Newburyport trimmed Nashoba 2-0 – and Gudaitis scored with 28 seconds left to give Newburyport a 1-1 tie with the Edge, Todd Moore with a second-period goal for the Edge;
Ayden Giardina came through with two goals and an assist and Dylan Tack and No. 18 both posted 1-1-2 in Watertown’s 8-3 victory over Assabet; Alyssa Jankowski wore the hat and had an assist, William Batista posted 1-2-3 and Jared Stroscio scored twice as Medford downed the Railers 7-3 – Joe Leonard with 1-1-2 in the loss; Nathan Daly wore the hat, Luc Leverdiere had three assists, Will Baldwin scored twice, Joe Sasso had 1-1-2 and Ethan Jussuame added two assists in Wakefield’s 6-2 victory over Watertown; Sam Desmond clicked for 2-2-4 and Jack Young had 1-1-2 as the Railers edged Lexington/Bedford 5-4 – Pat Semanchick with a hat trick and Carter Georgette had 1-2-3 in the loss; and Mason Iandiorio scored with 30 seconds left to give Acton-Boxboro a 6-5 decision over Medford – Arlo Sweeney with 2-1-3 in the win and Colin O’Keefe two goals and Jankowski and Braden Walker 1-1-2 apiece in the loss.
Billerica won twice and Reading had a win and a tie in the Central. Ryan McElroy and Tommy O’Neill both scored one goal and set up another, Bobby Boudros had two assists and Braiden Perry pitched a shutout in Billerica’s 6-0 win over Andover – and McElroy scored four goals and Perry pitched another shutout in a 4-0 victory over NH East; Desmond Fitzgerald scored one goal and dished out three assists and Zach Bateman wore the hat in Reading’s 6-2 victory over NH East, Riley McNair with both goals in the loss – and Jack Marcantonio scored the tying goal in the second period as Wellesley tied Reading 2-2;
Jake Butler scored twice and Nolan Ehler had two two assists as Belmont downed Waltham 5-2 – Tom Keller with 1-1-2 in the loss; Robert Linso scored twice and Jonathan Celli had 1-1-2 in Parkway’s 7-1 win over Peabody; Owen Trabulski wore the hat and had an assists, No. 83 scored twice and Jack Swencki and Quinn Fox both had 1-1-2 in Beverly’s 9-6 victory over North Andover – Paul Iannuccillo with a hat trick in the loss; Tommy Lavallee scored the tying goal with three seconds left in the second period and No. 22 assisted on both goals as the Leafs tied Burlington 2-2; Ryan Schrule delivered 1-1-2 and Axel Osborn posted two assists as Winchester trimmed Waltham 4-2 – Keller with both goals in the goals; and William Cuphone scored two goals and set up another as Newton trimmed Burlington 3-1.
Acton-Boxboro and the Wizards both had a win and a tie and Cape Ann wore two ties in the North. Darwin Sweeney scored two goals and set up two others, Dave Xiong had four assists, Josh Carlson wore the hat and Bryan Berry and No. 41 both had two assists in a big win over Belmont – and Carlson scored with 5:15 left to give Acton-Boxboro a 3-3 tie with Charlestown, Wheeler with a go-ahead goal with 5:55 left and Hanscom 1-1-2 for Charlestown; Caitlyn Tremblay scored twice and Chloe Goldberg had 1-1-2 as the Wizards defeated Winthrop – and Ronan Buhimer scored with 10:16 left to give Dorchester a 1-1 tie with the Wizards, Goldberg with a second-period goal for the Wizards; Jaeden Chipperini scored the tying goal with 4:26 left and Teague Stevens had two goals and an assist as Cape Ann tied Lynnfield/Saugus 4-4, Liam Gardner with two goals for L/S – and Abby Srvastava scored with 15 seconds left to give Andover a 4-4 tie with Cape Ann, Bella DiFiore with a hat trick and Avery Pitts two assists for Andover and Mike Salafia 1-1-2 for Cape Ann;
Casen Barnaby scored one goal and had two assists, Mike Millett scored twice and Niall Hubbard posted 1-1-2 in Stoneham’s 4-1 victory over SMS; Steve Calla scored what turned out to be the winner as Winthrop edged Waltham 2-1; Nathan Dodge scored with 8:20 left and Logan Bettencourt (one assist) followed with 5:15 remaining as Greater Lowell edged the Andover Girls 3-2 – No. 3 with both goals in the loss; and Donahue and Hutchinson both posted 2-1-3 and Losee and Twomey each had 1-2-3 in Amesbury’s 7-4 victory over Lynnfield/Saugus – Paul Smith with two goals in the loss.
Danvers, Lynn and S&S both all twice and Wilmington had a win and a tie in the South. Owen Swanton, who also had an assist, scored with 3:10 left and Jason Luti followed with 13 seconds remaining to give Danvers a 5-4 decision over Framingham, Jackson Murphy, Addison Allain and No. 6 with 1-1-2 apiece in the loss – and Emily Mahomey snapped a 1-1 tie with 6:37 left in a 3-1 win over NH East; Mike Nerich scored five goals and set up another, Trent Cahill had two goals and two assists and Christian Marsh posted 1-1-2 in Lynn’s 8-2 victory over Masco, Tom Randall with both goals in the loss – and Marsh and Nerich both wore hats, Marsh adding an assist, in an 8-3 triumph over Hollis, JT Tourangeau with two goals and Ethan Leitten 1-1-2 in the loss; Dom Pappalardo pitched a shutout and Rian Atkins scored early as S&S trimmed Agawam 1-0 – and Nathan Silva posted 1-1-2 in a 2-1 decision over Tewksbury; Dave McDonough had 2-1-3, Aaden Caralis posted 1-2-3 and Vibush Sivakumar 1-1-2 in Wilmington’s 6-3 victory over Beverly – and Evan McLean ended Knight’s shutout bid with 3:02 left and gave Wilmington a 1-1 tie with Parkway;
Shane Power posted 2-1-3 and Dylan Gellman also scored twice in Woburn’s 7-2 victory over Triton – Ben Chisholm with both goals in the loss; Tucker Mulvey and John Perley scored 1:08 apart early in the third period and Chisholm had 1-1-2 in Triton’s 5-2 Dec. 23 victory over Peabody – Sean Norden with assists on both goals in the loss; William Connolly’s second goal of the game, with 5:58 remaining, gave Natick a 4-4 tie with Medfield – Pete McDonough with 1-2-3 and Cole Campbell 1-1-2 for Natick and Luke Feldman two goals in 41 seconds in the third period and Jake Craigan two tallies in 33 seconds in the second for Medfield; Malcolm Arnold had 1-1-2 as Brookline nipped Masco 3-1; Rocco Scialdone had 1-1-2 in a 1:13 span of the first period as Beverly tied Cambridge 2-2 – all goals scored in the first period; and Andrew Conroy and Ben Christopher both wore hats and Owen Sovie had 1-1-2 in Tewksbury’s 8-4 victory over Peabody – Nathan Palharas with a hat trick in the loss.
In the East, Kailyn French wore a natural hat, Tim Jones had a goal and an assist and Allison Brodney-McDevitt two assists in Somerville’s 4-2 victory over Needham – Jackson Cuttler with both goals in the loss; Dan McCobb pitched a shutout and Max Costa had 1-1-2 in Medford’s 3-0 victory over Medfield; Vinnie Durso pitched a shutout and Mike Napolitano and Dalton Murphy scored in the first period of Andover’s 2-0 win over Winchester; Ben Swasey wore the hat as the Leafs downed the Andover Girls 5-2 – Loveland and Napolitano with 1-1-2 apiece in the loss; Max DeSautelle wore the hat and had two assists and Ezekiel Bogosian scored four goals in Framingham’s 10-2 victory over SMS; and Brett Daniels scored twice in Winchester’s 5-2 victory over South Boston.
Billerica won twice in the West. Henry Anable pitched a shutout, Shawn Tierney had two goals and an assist and Tommy Peterson posted 1-1-2 in a 3-0 victory over Waltham – and Shawn Tierney wore the hat and Luis Fernandez had 1-1-2 in a 6-2 victory over Concord-Carlisle;
Matt Hoch (one assist) and Jack Thomas scored 59 seconds apart late to give Concord-Carlisle a 4-2 win over Melrose; and Tim Patrick scored four goals in Cape Ann’s 7-2 victory over North Reading.
Beverly and Twin City both won twice in the Central. Luke Marino scored the winner with 7:46 left, Cam Chirco had two goals and an assist and Alana Janvrin also scored twice in Beverly’s 5-4 decision over Reading, Shea Healey with two goals in the loss – and Marino and Chirco both posted 2-1-3 and Janvrin had two assists in a 6-4 win over Stoneham, Ryan Conn with two goals and Nora Hanley and Allison Mahoney two assists apiece in the loss; Mark Garner scored the winner with 1:42 left and Ronin Duval had 1-1-2 as Twin City edged Dorchester 4-3, Rosie Sweeney with 1-1-2 in the loss – and Duval wore the hat, Baily Scales posted 2-1-3 and Garner had 1-2-3 in an 8-5 win over Wakefield, Reed with a hat trick and two assists in the win and McCarthy a goal and three assists in the loss;
McGrath and Sweeney scored 13 seconds apart early in the third period to give Dorchester a 2-2 tie with North Andover; Liam Caffrey wore the hat and Chase Murphy pitched a shutout in Wellesley’s 4-0 victory over Amesbury; Fitzpatrick scored four goals, including a natural hat, Park posted 2-1-3, Labrecht and Martin both had 1-1-2 and Teahan pitched a shutout in Dedham’s 8-0 win over Methuen; Kayce Ventullo clicked for 2-1-3 and Brian Mullis also scored twice as Charlestown downed Newburyport 4-1; Andre Maravelis wore the hat and had an assist, Jason Duckett had 1-2-3 and Misha Ragucci had 1-1-2 in Methuen’s 6-3 victory over Newton; and Riley Scheller posted 2-1-3 and Ian Zhou 1-1-2 as Natick topped North Andover 7-1.
-– MIKE SHALIN, email@example.com