Connecticut HS Boys Highlights: Moody’s OT Goal Lifts Immaculate; Newington Duo Posts Shutouts

Jim Clark
Jim Clark
Jim Clark joined Hockey Night in Boston in December 2019, and has covered high school hockey in Massachusetts for more than three decades. He also covers high school hockey and is a multiplatform editor for the Boston Globe, and previously spent two decades as high school hockey reporter at the Boston Herald, where he also served as the high schools editor from 2000-06. Clark was honored by the Mass. State Hockey Coaches Association with its William Stewart Award for contributions to the sport in May 2019, and also received the Joel Perlmutter Award for media coverage in 2006. A graduate of UMass, he also spent eight years as sports editor/reporter at the Sentinel & Enterprise in Fitchburg, and has extensively covered high school hockey in Central and Western Mass. as well as Connecticut.

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* Ryan Moody’s overtime goal allowed Immaculate to outlast Amity, 6-5. Moody and Joey Robinson had a pair of goals each for the Mustangs, who also got goals from Dylan Fortier and Tristian DiNatale.

* Andrew Fogarty and Newington outdueled Rylin Fowler (23 saves) and Eastern Connecticut in a 1-0 victory. … Newington’s Alex DiPaola also shut down Shepaug, 3-0.

* Logan Hamilton made 36 saves for the shutout, and Duncan Rider’s goal 4:15 into the third period was all East Haven needed to beat Cheshire, 1-0. Nick Maringola made 25 stops for the Rams.

* Tyler Stiewing made 37 saves to backbone St. Joseph to a 2-0 victory against Norwalk-McMahon. Wyatt Chrisman and Kyle Marcinko scored for the Cadets.

Louis Alfidi

* Louie Alfidi notched his first varsity shutout in Bethel-Brookfield-Danbury’s 3-0 victory against Shepaug. Justin Sarrazin also scored his first varsity goal for the Icecats.

* Mackie Stanbaugh and Jackson Holl had two goals and two assists each, and Farmington Valley extended its win streak to nine with a 7-3 victory against Northwest Catholic. Matthew Arena (three assists), Tyler Stoneman and Matt Rapini also scored for the Generals.

* Jack Manware scored twice in Branford’s 4-1 victory against Westhill-Stamford. Matt Morgan and Zach Jones added a goal and assist each for the Hornets after Tyler Tuccinardi gave the Black Knights an early lead.

* Noah Hale and Eddie Lundy scored twice each to propel Tri-Town past Northeastern, 5-3. Lazaros Vasiliadis added a goal for the Terror Cats and Reave Stafford made 20 saves. For the Shamrocks, Zach Holm had a goal and assist, Kiyan Pourmaleki and Noah Fleming also scored, and Joe Chatterton assisted on all three. Nick Miranda made 36 saves.

Adam Poetto

* James Pisciotta and Ashton Lewis each scored to push Fairfield Warde/Ludlowe past Trumbull, 2-1. John Grace made 18 saves for the Mustangs, beaten only by a second-period goal from the Eagles’ Jack McLean.

Kevin McNicholas

* Ryan Ginnett scored the tie-breaking power play goal in the third period and Glastonbury pulled away from East Catholic, 5-3. Doyle Coughlin, Jack Kantor, Adam Poetto and Keane Smith also scored for the Trojans. … Glastonbury also beat South Windsor, 6-4, behind two goals each from Poetto and Kantor. Smith and Alex Rodriguez rounded out the scoring.

* Kees van Wees scored twice and Ridgefield blanked Northwest Catholic, 5-0. Kevin McNicholas, William Stewart and Patrick Rigby added goals for the Tigers, who also scored a 4-1 victory against Trinity Catholic.

* Alexander Pearlman’s goal early in the third period was the difference for Simsbury in its 5-4 victory against Immaculate. Cole Chapman scored twice for the Trojans, with Rocco Cirilli and Michael Zapp adding the others.

* Housatonic doubled up SGWL, 4-2, behind goals from Noah Linehan, Zim McAuliffe, Tyler Calhoun and Chris Swanson. Linehan and McAuliffe also each had an assist for the Mountaineers.

* Drew Scalia’s third-period goal gave Masuk a 2-1 victory against Newtown. Scalia also assisted Kyle Cirillo’s tally for the Panthers.

* Woodstock Academy crunched North Branford, 7-1, behind a pair of goals from Brendan Hill. Doug Newton, Jake Starr, Guerin Favreau, Kyle Brennan and Nick Chubbuck also scored for the Centaurs. … Woodstock also edged Auburn (Mass.), 2-1, on goals from Newton and Starr.

Dylan Hennessey

* Sheehan got goals from five different players to take down Enfield-East Granby-Stafford, 5-1. Joey Romano, Joseph Richo, Dylan Hennessey, Devin Napoli and Anthony Romano all lit the lamp for the Titans.

* Jack Johnson, Griffin Deane and Nick Megdanis scored for New Canaan in its 3-3 tie with Xavier. J.J. Ford, Adam Chasse and Garrett Baier countered for the Falcons.

* Remington Ferrari scored twice and Suffield-Granby-Windsor Locks took down New Milford, 5-2. Dylan Gadzik, Mason Ferrari and Tyler Mackowski also scored for the Wildcats, who got two assists from Tyler Gadzik.

Daniel McKiernan

* WMRP got balanced scoring in its 5-2 victory against Conard. Aaron Cholewa, Dylan Reynolds, Jack Healy, William McCarter and Trevor Piecewicz all scored for the Eagles.

* Daniel McKiernan had a hat trick and assist for JBWA in a 5-5 tie with Housatonic. Dante Esposito added a goal and two assists for the Knights, and Duncan Craine had a goal and assist.

* Thatcher Danielson and Takaya Shoji scored twice each and Greenwich thumped Wilton, 10-3. Will Mairs had four assists for the Cardinals.

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