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Boys Prep Hockey Highlights: Top Teams Survive Close Games

All five top teams in this week’s HNIB News Boys Prep Top 15 won Wednesday. Four of those five games, however, were nailbiters.

* #1 Lawrence Academy got all it could handle with Belmont Hill, as goals by Riley Duran and Damien Carfagna gave the Spartans a 2-1 win.

* #2 Salisbury edged Trinity Pawling, 5-4, with two goals from Cole Vallese and singletons out of Lucas Mercuri, Calum Chau and Cole Eichler.

Jack Dempsey
Dexter Southfield

* #3 Avon Old Farms needed overtime to get past rival Westminster, 4-3. Nick Cyprian notched the game-winner for the Winged Beavers. J.P. Turner, Tabor Heaslip and Drew Tsakounis each had a goal as well.

Zach Whitehead
Kimball Union

* #5 Dexter Southfield trimmed Pomfret, 3-1, not resting easy until Matt Fusco‘s empty-netter in the waning seconds. Jack Dempsey and Mikey Adamson each had goals as well.

* Kimball Union, this week’s #4 team, did blank Northfield Mt. Hermon , 6-0, with Sullivan Mack getting two goals and Paul Dore, Zach Whitehead, Connor Chalmers and Donte Pierre once apiece.

* Red-hot Hotchkiss downed Choate, 3-1, as Gavin Puskar kept us his torrid pace with two more goals. Jon Horn had the other Bearcats tally.

Jack Simon
Exeter

* Danny Colon (2-3) and Michael Young (1-4) each had five-point games as Phillips Exeter downed Holderness, 6-1. Defenseman Jack Simon contributed two goals to the cause.

* Goals by Cole Jenkins, Will Halecki, Morgan Winters and Mike Leone powered Tabor to a 4-1 victory over Governor’s Academy.

Ronny Paragallo
New Hampton

* Alton Machen‘s second goal of the game, in overnight, gave Deerfield a 3-2 win over Phillips Andover. Alex Robert also had a goal and Justin Prete was solid between the pipes.

* Two goals from Isaac MacLeod and singles from Ryan Mahlmeister, Ronny Paragallo, Cole Hipkin and Rhys Jones led New Hampton past St. Paul’s 6-2 in the Lakes Region.

Mike Tersoni
Tilton

* Mike Tersoni scored twice and assisted on two others as Tilton doubled up Berwick 6-3. The Rams also got goals from James Cates (3 assists), Jagger Benson, Max Cocchi and Jack Seymour.

* Jack Cronin had two more goals, giving him seven in two games, as Nobles kept its winning ways going with a 4-2 win over Thayer. Casey Severo and Pierce Kenney also had goals as well.

Gary Demopoulos
Gary Demopoulos has been covering prep school hockey for the HNIB News for over 30 years, and has been the editor of the HNIB News since 2005. A former sportswriter and news editor at the Woburn (MA) Daily Times Chronicle, he has been the HNIB News' key reporter for Mens Prep School hockey since 1988, as well as womens hockey, both at the prep school and high school levels. for almost 20 years. Gary also helps organize and oversee HNIB's many summer tournaments and festivals for scholastic players.
Gary Demopoulos
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