Central Mass. Poll
Despite a 3-2 loss to Norwell, No. 1 Shrewsbury has the top spot in the Central Mass. Top 10 Poll. The Colonials got off to a 3-0 start and have scored 21 goals and given up only eight. Trevor Shea has four goals and three assists to lead the team.
Goaltending has been key for No. 2. North Middlesex. Donnie Frederick owns a 1.00 goals against average and a 0.941 save percentage.
Balanced scoring has help No. 3 Wachusett get off to a strong start.
No. 4 Algonquin has been led by goalie Michael Tascione.
No. 5 Leominster has won its last five games and is the region’s hottest team. Tyler Cuddahy leads Leominster with 11 points.
No. 6 Grafton has been led by Nick Hart who has four goals and four assists.
No. 7 Oakmont has an outstanding first line of Kyle Klahre (6-12-18), Kyle Thebault (11-4 15) and Gage Duteau (5-8-13). The trio combined for 15 points as Oakmont pulled away from Lunenburg, 8-2, to win the Mark Bushnoe Memorial Christmas Tournament.
No. 8 Lunenburg has been led by Dan Baldino with six goals, four assists for 10 points.
Tristan Goodwin (1-6-7) has been a good set-up man for No. 9 Worcester. A pair of goals by Seamus O’Connor enabled Worcester to claim the Grafton Holiday Invitational Tournament championship with a 5-2 victory over Grafton.
No. 10 Nashoba has been led by Jack Charbonneau (2-5-7). Bryce Chaput had a hat trick in a 9-0 win over Assabet/Maynard.