#1 Salisbury 3, #8 Westminster 0
The Crimson Knights moved on with goals from Brett Willets, Nick Lee and Alex DiPaulo and shutout goaltending from Bryan McGrath.
#2 Rivers 4, #7 Cushing 1
This was a 1-1 game in the third period before the second-seeded Red Wings pulled away for the win. Tyler Capello, Pat Lawn, John Kantaros and Billy Shea had the goals for Rivers. Patrick Borella scored the lone Cushing goal.
#3 Kimball Union 3, #6 Phillips Exeter 0
Senior Sean Dynan had a strong game in goal for the Wildcats, making goals from Andranik Armstrong and Jordan Harris stand up. Thomas Samuelsen added an empty net goal for KUA.
#4 Dexter Southfield 4, #5 Milton Academy 1
Two goals from Jack Nisbet and singles from Ian Murphy and Ben Raymond led the win, Dexter’s 13th straight victory. Quenten Fox had Milton Academy’s goal.
#1 Northfield Mt. Hermon 2, #8 Nobles 1
Kyle Valiquette had the game-winner late in the third period for the Hoggers. Devan Tongue also scored. Jerry Harding countered for Nobles. Eric Green was solid in goal for Northfield.
#2 St. Sebastian’s 2, #7 Loomis Chaffee 1 (OT)
James Davenport notched the OT game-winner to move the Arrows on to the semifinal round. Liam Devlin also had a goal. Riley Connors had the goal for Loomis Chaffee.
#3 Thayer 6, #6 Trinity Pawling 0
Senior Aidan McDonough had a hat trick to power the Tigers. Jack Murphy, Jake Flynn and Jay O’Brien each scored once for Thayer, who know gets ISL rival St. Sebastian’s in the semifinals.
#5 Brunswick 2, #4 Williston 0
In the only boys playoff game where a lower seed came out on top, the Bruins got a second period goal from Ryan Carmichael. Charles Shaffer iced it with an empty-net goal with just seven seconds to play.
#1 Winchendon 5, #8 Vermont Academy 2
The Wapiti moved on to the semifinals thanks to a pair of goals each from Ryan Black and Matthew Fawcett. Justin Alves also scored for the winners.
#2 Gunnery 4, #7 Canterbury 2
Senior Marc Gatcomb scored twice to lead the Highlanders, who lost 7-1 to Canterbury just two weeks ago. Mark D’Agostino and Jim Rayhill added strikes for Gunnery.
#3 Lawrence Academy 6, #6 St. Mark’s 2
The Spartans balanced scoring attack saw Tyler Young score twice. Gunnar Fontaine, Neil Shea, Sam Colangelo and Ethan Bastien also scored.
#4 New Hampton 3, #5 Millbrook 0
Two goals from Lucas Uhler and one from Michael Kane was all the offense the Huskies needed. They now have a semifinal date with Winchendon on Saturday.