Malden Catholic 2, BC. High 1 (OT)
MC junior Nick Julian apparently likes to get things done in a hurry. He scored first and last – 23 seconds into the game and again 26 seconds into extra time when his shot deflected off an Eagles’ defender — as the Lancers (3-6-2) brought BC. High’s (5-5-0) season to an end. Senior goalie Brady Roux finished with 28 saves. Aidan McDonnell scored for the Eagles.
Next up for MC is top-seeded Xaverian in Friday’s semifinal at the Canton Ice House (6:10 p.m.). Xaverian took 3-of-4 points in the regular-season (3-3 tie, 3-1 win).
Catholic Memorial 3, St. John’s (S) 0
The defending league champion Knights (6-4-1) scored three second-half goals and pulled away from SJS (5-6-0) as Dom Walecka (17 saves) notched the shutout. Glen Considine and Tommy Goonan put CM in control and Joey Borelli (assist) added an ENG. Ryan Dailida made 31 stops for the Pioneers.
CM now heads to St. John’s Prep for Friday afternoon’s semifinal at The Essex Sports Center (3:30 p.m.).CM defeated, 3-0, and tied, 2-2, SJP in the regular season.