Central Mass. Top 10
No. 1 Algonquin did not play last week, but the Tomahawks still hold on to the top spot in this week’s HNIB News Central Mass. Top 10
But No. 2 Wachusett and No. 3 Hudson are closing in fast. It looks like a looming battle for the No. 1 seed in the upcoming tournament will go down to the wire.
Head-to-head competition will likely determine the top seed.
One team has already punched its ticket to the tournament. No. 5 Worcester won its 10th game and has secured a spot in the Central Mass Division 3A tournament.
Cam Powell posted a 10-save shutout as No. 7 Grafton/BVT blanked Fitchburg, 3-0. Shane Baker had two goals for the Indians.
Matthew Albert’s hat trick sparked No. 8 Lunenburg/Ayer to a 12-2 triumph over Gardner. Connor Viviano and Jacob Mauro each scored twice.
Trent Costa collected his second power-play goal for the equalizer to help No. 9 North Middlesex earn a 3-3 tie with Marlborough.