Central Mass. Top 10
For the first time this season, there’s a new No. 1 atop the HNIB News Central Mass. Top 10 this week.
Wachusett has knocked Algonquin off the top spot thanks in part to the Mountaineers convincing 5-0 victory over the Tomahawks on Saturday.
Wachusett secured a spot in the Division 3 tournament with the win.
Grant Gardula had a pair of goals to spark the Mountaineers past the Tomahawks. Sean Gardner added one goal and two assists. Jackson King earned his fourth shutout following a 25-save performance. Wachusett broke open a scoreless game with four straight second period goals.
No. 7 Grafton earned a 2-2 tie with Minnechaug. Charlie Farrah and Cam Bern each scored one goal for the Indians. Cam Powell had 19 saves for Grafton. Nick Granger earned a shutout as No. 8 Lunenburg blanked Oakmont, 4-0. Jacob Mauro scored two goals and added an assist. Nathan Handy had two assists.
Ryan Lempicki had a hat trick to lead No. 5 Auburn to a 4-3 decision over Leominster.