Western Mass. Top 10 Poll
No. 1 Longmeadow clinched the Berry Division title and the top seed in the upcoming Western Mass. Division 3 tournament following a 3-1 win over No. 2 Westfield. Jack Barron scored twice and Sam D’Angelo once for the Lancers. Spencer Robbins assisted on all goals. Max Loyuk faced only nine shots and stopped eight of them.
No. 3 West Springfield lost to East Longmeadow, 3-1.
Doug Hanieski scored two goals and set up another to spark No. 5 Greenfield to a 3-0 victory over No. 10 Amherst. Evan Simmons had a goal and assist, while Riley Drew had a 19-save shutout.
Garrin Bugiel had a hat trick and added one assist to spark No. 6 Easthampton to a 6-0 victory over Mt. Everett. Jake Batchelder added two goals and an assist.
Ryan Martin scored two goals and added an assist as No. 7 Ludlow beat South Hadley, 6-4. Aiden McBride scored twice.
No. 10 Chicopee Comp qualified for the Division 3A tournament following a 7-0 triumph over Wahconah. Garrett Riopelli earned his 100th career point with a four-goal effort. His 21 goals are a career high. Kyle Vezina had a 21-save shutout – his first this season.
*Vaughn Gillen struck for five goals to power Belchertown to a 7-3 victory over Drury, clinching a berth in the Division 3A tournament. Cody Lambert and Christopher Buffone also scored, while Matt Pacheco had six assists.
*Anthony Passerini scored one goal and added a pair of assists to spark Agawam to a 3-2 decision over Ludlow. Nick Frigo and Steve Grasso each added one goal and an assist, while Nick Brady finished with 27 saves.