Western Mass.Top 10
Westfield and Longmeadow have flip-flopped in this week’s HNIB News Western Mass. Top 10. The Bombers (5-2-0) assume the top spot, just a tick ahead of Longmeadow (3-3-1). Both teams are unbeaten in Western Mass. play.
They will meet for the first time on January 8th, with the Lancers hosting at the Olympia.
A big mover this week is Amherst/Pelham, which has roared out to a 6-0-0 start.
#4 South Hadley (5-1-0) and #5 Belchertown (5-1-1) are also off to solid starts.
* It was a battle of two outstanding goalies as Chicopee Comp edged rival Chicopee, 2-1 in overtime. Freshman Dylan Seymour scored the game-winner with assists from Griffin Larochelle and Gavin Bogalhas. Kyle Vezina made 35 saves for the Colts and Dylan Rooney finished with 16 for the Pacers. For MIAA purposes, the game goes down as a 1-1 tie.
* Christopher Tenczar scored a pair of goals and set up two others to power Easthampton to an 8-2 triumph over West Springfield. Garren Fugiel also scored a pair of goals and assisted on another. Tyler Cortis madd 19 saves.
* Dominic Terzi scored twice and Shawn Mushenko had three assists as Minnechaug beat Northbridge, 4-2. Matthew Kowal added two assists.
* Cam Pete and Matt Brunelle each scored two goals to lead South Hadley to a 6-4 victory over Wahconah.