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Connecticut HS Highlights

Division I


– Trailing by a goal early for the second time in three games, Fairfield Prep came back with four goals in the second and blew out West Haven 8-2 at the Wonderland of Ice. Kenny Kochiss had a goal and four assists, and Dean Lockery and Matt Wikman had two goals and two assists apiece.

Matt Wikman Fairfield Prep

Matt Wikman
Fairfield Prep


– Hamden bounced back from back-to-back losses with a 7-0 win over South Windsor, and Simsbury, which had lost two in a row as well, beat Xavier 4-1. Notre Dame-Fairfield beat St. Joseph 7-3 behind Christian LaCroix’s hat trick.


Division II


– One big shot fired across the bow of Division II…. Well, it was three big shots, as senior Harrison O’Connell’s three goals and Nick Capriglione‘s shutout led New Milford to a 3-0 win over North Haven. The Green Wave won their fifth in a row, including four in the new SCC/SWC conglomerated conference.


– Elsewhere, Zach White scored four goals in Milford’s 7-4 win over Guilford. Hand snapped its five-game losing streak with an 8-1 win over Brookfield/Bethel/Danbury. Newington/Berlin/Manchester tied Northwest Catholic at 3.


Division III


– Staples/Weston/Shelton continued its resurgence with a big 4-3 win over Division I Greenwich in Milford. Jack Mendillo scored two goals, Eric Zurmuehle had a goal and an assist, and Will Engelhart made 21 saves in the Wreckers’ fourth win in a row.


– Pat McLoughlin made 35 saves in Newtown’s 1-0 win over New Fairfield; Zach Waller‘s goal was the Nighthawks’ 31st shot on Ryan Dobos. Hall/Southington got its own big overtime win over BCR, 4-3, on Kevin Cop‘s goal.


– Housatonic came back with two goals in the last two minutes to tie Sheehan 2-2, and Masuk beat Watertown/Pomperaug 4-2.










Michael Fornabaio

Michael Fornabaio

Michael writes for Hockey Night in Boston, covers the Bridgeport Sound Tigers for the Connecticut Post, and once covered the Beast of New Haven. He grew up at the New Haven Coliseum. Story, blog links @BSTSoundinOff blog.ctnews.com/fornabaio.
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