CLASS A NORTH
No. 3 St. Dom’s 3 No. 2 Edward Little 0
It was a big second period for the Saints as they scored all three goals in the middle frame. The Saints picked up power play goals from Jaden Webster and Jacob Lewis sandwiched around Derek Wolverton’s even strength marker. Gaston Fuksa made 23 saves for the shutout while Gavin Toussaint stopped 28 of the 31 shots he faced for the Red Eddies.
No. 1 Lewiston 5, No. 4 Bangor 2
Cam Dionne had a pair of goals with Gunner Wade recording an assist on both as the Blue Devils advanced. Dionne opened the scoring in the opening period before Sam Frechette stretched the lead to 2-0 on the power play early in the second period. The Rams’ Reid Higgins cut the deficit to 2-1 but the Blue Devils’ Dustin Larochelle scored nearly a minute later. Dionne’s second goal came just before the two-minute mark of the third period to make it 4-1. David Brown found the back of the net in the third for Bangor’s second goal. Alex Robert rounded out the scoring with under two minutes in the game. Conrad Albert made 23 saves in the victory while Jacob Henry made 20 for Bangor.
CLASS A SOUTH
Cheverus 5, Thornton Academy 1
Jackson Wilson scored first and last as the Stags advanced. After a scoreless first period, the Stags went into the dressing room for the third period with a 2-0 lead as Wilson and Luke Church scored. Church capitalized again in the third period to give Cheverus a 3-0 lead. Chandler Bilodeau responded for the Golden Trojans with a shorthanded goal to make it 3-1. Justin Ray (assist) made it 4-1 before Wilson’s second goal, an empty netter, made it 5-1. Jason Halverson made 27 saves in the win while Seth Dube stopped 17 saves for Thornton.
Biddeford 5, Falmouth 4 (OT)
The Tigers jumped to a two-goal lead but needed overtime to defeat last year’s Regional Champion 5-4. Trevor Ouellete was the hero with his overtime marker, his second goal. Curtis Petit gave the Tigers a 1-0 lead before Falmouth’s Jacob Skillin-Lanou evened the contest at one. Biddeford picked up power play goals in the second period from Nick McSorely and Trenton Ouellette. Brandon Hickey pulled the Yachtsmen within one in the third period. After Logan Magnant put home the Tigers’ fourth goal, Hickey scored his second on the power play and Louis Mainella sent the game into overtime.