EMass. HS Boys Division 3 Highlights: Hanover On A Roll; Dennis-Yarmouth Wins Codfish Cup; Milestones For Cambridge’s McGaffigan

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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* Hanover made a statement in the Patriot League and the rest of Division 3 with a 3-0 victory over previously unbeaten Plymouth North. Ethan Davis, Christian Sacco and Manning Morris scored for the Indians. … Hanover also crunched Bourne, 11-0, as Quinn Brown notched a hat trick for the first varsity goals of his career. Robbie Hanna also scored twice.

* James Demeo scored twice and Bedford took down Marblehead, 3-1. Anthony Incerto added an empty-net goal for the Buccaneers.

* Mason Sheehan made 17 saves and Cam Cavatorta scored his first varsity goal to lead Dennis-Yarmouth past Nauset, 4-1, in the annual Codfish Cup. Will Vincent had two goals and an assist for the Dolphins, with Tommy Julian adding a goal.

Thomas McGaffigan

* Thomas McGaffigan became Cambridge’s all-time leading scorer with 108 points during the Falcons’ 12-2 win over Saugus. Jason Sieniewicz made 15 saves in his first varsity game as Cambridge qualified for the postseason. … McGaffigan posted his 100th career point in a 1-1 tie with Methuen, and also had two goals and four assists to spark a 7-2 win against Wayland.

* Anthony Venezia, Jack Dickey, Colin Campbell, Nathan Andre and Nick DiPace each scored in Watertown’s 5-2 victory against Somerville.

* Brendan Butler, Zach Maffeo and Eamonn Finn each had a goal and assist for Latin Academy in its 3-1 victory against Dracut/Tyngsboro.

Brendan DeMarco

* Brendan DeMarco scored the winning goal in the final minute and Lowell rallied to stun Chelmsford, 4-3. Shawn Spring had tied it with 1:35 to go for the Red Raiders.

* Sean Murphy’s goal and two assists led six different scorers in Shawsheen’s 6-2 victory against Northeast in the Commonwealth Athletic. Tom Sampson, D.J. Williams and Brady Darcey had a goal and assist each for the Rams, Anthony Papa and Brady McFadden also scored, and Nate Silva had three assists.

* John Andrew scored twice and Rockport toppled Greater Lowell/Nashoba Tech, 5-1. Aiden Arnold, Mike Nocella and Andrew Guelli added goals for the Vikings.

Jared McLaughlin
Essex Tech

* Jared McLaughlin’s 43 saves back Essex Tech in its 1-1 tie with Marlboro. Chris Grout scored for the Hawks.

* Marshall Hickman and Cole Evens had a goal and assist each and Nantucket took down Old Rochester/Fairhaven, 4-1. Gavin Fey and Augee Freeman added goals for the Whalers.

Cormac Flaherty
North Quincy

* William Walsh’s shutout backboned Bishop Stang in its 2-0 victory against Nantucket.

* James Hooley and Cormac Flaherty each scored to rally North Quincy to a 2-2 tie with Marshfield.

* Colby Baker, Matt Ward, Harry Reed and Sam Fettucia each scored as Norwell rallied for a 4-4 tie with North Quincy. … Reed also had a hat trick to spark Norwell’s 9-2 victory against East Bridgewater.

* Kieran McHugh and Cohasset/Hull blanked Cardinal Spellman, 3-0. The Skippers got a goal and assist each from Michael Powers and Matt Mahoney, as well as a goal from Jack Fitzpatrick.

* Joe Salamone and Jake Higgins had a pair of goals each as Rockland rallied past Cohasset/Hull, 5-3. Nick Blonde added a goal and three assists for the Bulldogs.

* Mike Masterpolo and Caden Delnickas got their first varsity goals as Silver Lake knocked off East Bridgewater, 5-1. Greg Wolff, Tyler Mason and Jack Olivier added goals for the Lakers. … SL also blanked Plymouth South, 6-0, behind Grady Sullivan’s shutout. Kevin Cardarelli and Dave Armstrong had two goals each, Brett Evans notched his first varsity goal and Bobby Guilford had the other.

* Ronnie MacLellan, Matt Grace, Ryan Jacobs and Brady Daly each scored in Foxboro’s 4-1 victory against Stoughton/Brockton.

* Tim Saunders scored the winning goal and Norton rallied past Blue Hills, 5-4. Jeremy Cross, William McCarthy, Mike Whalen and Patrick Donahue also scored for the Lancers.

Hunter Meader
Martha’s Vineyard

* Hunter Meader had a pair of goals and Liam Marek also scored to edge Martha’s Vineyard past Bourne, 3-2.

* Matt Milko netted a hat trick and Ashland took care of St. Peter-Marian, 10-4. … The Clockers also tied Medway, 4-4, with a goal and assist from Brian Gazard.

* Holliston rallied to tie Dedham, 2-2, behind third-period goals from Christian Schneeloch and Robby Saponaro.

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