– No. 5 Arlington fortified its Division 1A resume with Sunday’s 3-0 win against No. 8 Hingham in the Catherine Malatesta Scholarship Game played at Northeastern University’s Matthews Arena. Jack Pinard had the shutout. John Pigott scored the game-winner in the first period, Sean Tomaszewski created separation early in the third and Kevin Ouellette had an empty-netter.
– No. 2 Catholic Memorial moved to the precipice of clinching the Catholic Conference championship with its 2-1 win against No. 3 Malden Catholic. Will Schmidlein and Joe O’Leary scored for the Knights, who got a 24-save performance from Brendan Clancy.
– No. 12 Braintree packed its scoring into the third period of a 3-0 win against Newton North. Senior captain Sean McGuire scored twice and junior Shawn Leslie added a single tally for the Wamps. Junior Owen Cuddyer had the 16-save shutout.
– Duxbury celebrated Senior Night in a big way, pumping in four first-period goals in a 7-0 whitewash of Barnstable. Fittingly, senior Jack Demio notched a hat trick while staking the Green Dragons to a quick 2-0 lead.
– Jared Grier’s hat trick included a shorthanded strike as No. 18 Xaverian knocked off Westford Academy, 5-1. Egor Boraschev and Tommy Dugan both had a power play goal and assist each for the Hawks.
– Senior Andrew Fithian’s 100th career point gave No. 9 Marshfield a 1-0 lead and sophomore Aidan Connolly continued his torrid campaign with two goals as the Rams held off upset-minded Medfield, 4-3.
– Senior Zach Laramie notched his fifth shutout as No. 11 Andover edged No. 7 Central Catholic, 1-0, to earn a split of the season series in an MVC/DCL One showdown. Mike Reilly delivered the game-winner with less than six minutes to play, set up by Caedon Dillman. Central still controls its path to the league title.
– In the Catholic Central Large, No. 13 St. Mary’s turned back stubborn Bishop Fenwick, 2-0, on goals from Dante Maribito and Alec Matho. Andrew LoRusso had the shutout.
– In the Middlesex League, No. 14 Burlington overtook Stoneham, 3-2, with third-period goals from Drew Metzdorf, Frankie Bonnano and Sean Casey.
– Cam Martin scored the game-winner with less than three minutes to play as No. 6 Walpole wrapped up its first Bay State Conference Herget Division championship in more than 20 years with a 3-1 win against Natick.
– No. 20 St. John’s Prep kept its post-season hopes alive with a 5-2 win against namesake St. John’s of Shrewsbury. Joe Bevere had the game-winner for the Eagles during a four-goal second-period outburst. Senior captain Kyle Hentosh scored twice and Billy Fairweather and Dave Sacco netted a goal each. Ty Reynolds and Will Horrigan scored for SJS.