Newburyport 2, Lynnfield 0
Senior captain and league co-MVP Owen Spence’s SHG with 22 seconds left in the second period stood as the game-winner as the Clippers (9-1-1) shut out the Pioneers for the third time this season. Senior captain Ryan Archer added an ENG to seal it.
Senior Aidan Lowry’s PPG with 11 seconds remaining in overtime, pushed the Vikings (9-1-1) into the title game. Trevor Quigley gave Triton a 1-0 lead in the second period but the pesky Hornets tied it with less than two minutes left in regulation.
Friday’s championship game is set for 4 p.m. at Graf Rink. The long-time rivals were 1-1-1 in three meetings this season.