* Senior Angelo Venuto had two goals and an assist and Lincoln-Sudbury opened its season with a 6-2 victory against Concord-Carlisle in the 8th annual Warriors 4 Warriors/Patriots 4 Patriots Benefit Game. The annual game is a fundraiser for the Lt. Scott Milley Fund and played in honor of the former L-S captain who was killed in 2010 while serving his country in Afghanistan. Senior captain Tim Duffy, senior Colby Jones, junior Brendan Cullen and sophomore Brendan Quinn had the other goals for the Warriors. Dane Carter scored twice for C-C.
* Concord-Carlisle also was involved in the first overtime game in MIAA regular-season history after battling Methuen to a 3-3 tie in their season opener. Methuen’s Colby Scott scored twice, including the OT goal. On Wednesday, junior assistant captain Connor Trant netted a hat trick to lead Concord-Carlisle to a 4-2 victory against Lowell. Captain Danny Harrington also had a goal and assist for the Patriots.
* Sam Hutchinson scored the tiebreaking goal with 55 seconds left, and Boston Latin added a pair of empty-netters to grind out a 4-1 victory against North Andover. Hutchinson had one of the empty-netters along with Damon Alexander, and captain Owen O’Brien also scored for the Wolfpack. … Earlier in the week, North Andover doubled up Andover, 6-3, getting a pair of goals from Jimmy Boyle and one each from Cole Fagan, Keegan Hughes, Jack Roe and Patrick Roycraft.
* Campbell Pierce, Will O’Keefe and Jason Cooke each scored twice as Tewksbury rolled to a 7-1 victory against Chelmsford.
* Plymouth North captured the championship of the Jim Gormley Cup with a pair of dominant victories behind its top line. The Blue Eagles opened with a 5-0 blanking of rival Plymouth South, as Jason Norwood had four goals and an assist, Kevin Norwood a goal and four assists, and Jake Fleet five assists. Two nights later they routed Martha’s Vineyard, 10-1, behind hat tricks from Fleet (four assists) and Jason Norwood (two assists). Kevin Norwood had a goal and two assists.
* South won the consolation game, rallying past Sandwich, 3-1, on Matt Smith’s hat trick. Then Nick Ferrell’s winning goal lifted Plymouth South to a 4-3 victory against Scituate. Casey Donovan, Noah St. Germaine and Chris Colbert rounded out the scoring for the Panthers. Christian Donahue scored twice for the Sailors. … Scituate opened with a 3-0 victory against Silver Lake behind Ryan Rosenau’s shutout and two goals from Gerard Burke.
* Canton extended its unbeaten streak to 28 games, rallying for a 3-3 tie with Shrewsbury on Chris Lavoie’s second goal of the game. Johnny Hagan had the other goal for the Bulldogs, who also scored a 3-2 nonleague win against Hockomock archrival Franklin. Lavoie scored twice in that one as well, and Shane Marshall’s power play goal in the third was the difference.
* Marblehead came out of the gates with a statement 7-2 victory against Danvers. Zach Piersol and Will Shull scored twice each, with Chris Locke, Gavin Dowley and Colin Hart adding a goal apiece. Shull and Colin Hart also had a pair of assists. Cal Mansfield and Dillan Driscoll scored for the Falcons. Marblehead then got goals from six different players to beat Peabody, 6-2, in the Northeastern Conference. Hart and Eli Feingold led the way with a goal and assist each for the Headers. Cam Razin, Ian Cody, Shull and Piersol also scored in the win. Brian Swaczyk had both goals for the Tanners.
* Danvers rolled past Saugus, 8-1, behind Brett Baldassare’s hat trick and two assists. Cal Mansfield had a goal and assist for the Falcons, who also got first varsity goals from Griffin Geraghty, Aidan Lanphere and Brian Taylor.
* Peabody gave coach Christian Wright a debut win by rallying past Lynn, 7-5. Luke Buckley and Brian Swaczyk scored twice for the Tanners while Andrew Phillips had a goal and three assists.
* Austin Bernard scored twice and Beverly gave Greg Fonzi a 4-1 victory against Winthrop in his debut as a head coach after more than 20 years as an assistant at Melrose and previously Lynnfield.
* Evan Affonso’s tiebreaking goal in the first minute of the third period propelled Somerset Berkley past Apponequet, 4-1, in the opening round of the Prenda Cup. The Blue Raiders will face Diman in Saturday’s championship game.
* Masconomet skated past Gloucester, 4-1, in the third annual Brandon Lafata Memorial Game. Jason Schueler scored twice for the Chieftains. Masco also opened its Cape Ann League schedule with a 2-1 victory against Lynnfield, getting goals from Aaron Zenus and Chris O’Grady. Sam Pifko scored for the Pioneers. …
* E.J. Field had the lone goal in Gloucester’s 1-1 draw with Algonquin. Connor Vittands made 29 saves for the Fishermen.
* Wes Rollins made 14 saves to backbone Triton’s 4-0 victory against North Reading. Jack Niska had a goal and assist for the Vikings, who also got goals from Brian Killion, Aiden Lowry and James Tatro.
* Tre Marcotte made 17 saves as Amesbury gave Steve Costa a 4-0 victory against Pentucket in his coaching debut. Owen Reid had a goal and assist for the Indians, with Seth Burdick, Luke McFarland and Jack Vachon also scoring.
* Grayson Badger’s goal and five assists led Brookline’s 9-1 victory against Middleboro. Brady Lewis, Owen Erdman and Jasper Reed each had their first varsity goals for the Warriors. Caleb Weldon also scored his first varsity goal as Brookline beat Quincy, 5-2.
* Cam Souza scored twice, including the go-ahead goal with 4:10 to play, and Wakefield pulled away from Lexington, 4-2, in the Middlesex League. Matt Moniz had the tying power play goal for the Warriors, who added a late empty-netter.
* Jack Roslonek and Alex Georgantas scored to give Dedham a key 2-1 Tri-Valley win against Westwood. The Marauders also secured a 3-2 league win against Dover-Sherborn/Weston after opening with a 1-1 tie against Winthrop.
* Johnny Schofield, Ben Kerivan and Mike Vachon netted goals in Medfield’s 3-1 TVL victory against Norton. Colin Lyon scored for the Lancers.
* Harry Gover’s hat trick was the difference for Norwood in its 6-3 victory against Ashland.
* Joe Hill scored twice, Matt Pendenza and Peter Kourkoutas added one each and Wilmington doubled up Belmont, 4-2.
* Matt Lavoie and Kurt Heath had a goal and assist each to pace Southeastern/W. Bridgewater/Bristol-Plymouth in its 5-1 victory against Blue Hills in the Mayflower. Adam Falcione, Thomas Mondeau and Keagan Bunker added goals, and Ryan LeBaron made 21 stops in his first varsity start.
* Dennis Morehouse scored for North Attleboro in its 1-1 tie with Oliver Ames in a nonleague matchup of Hockomock rivals.
* J.T. Tulloch netted the shutout to lead Nauset past Stoughton/Brockton, 2-0 in nonleague play. Payton Kender and Cam Viprino scored for the Warriors.
* Sandwich took down Taunton, 5-3, behind first varsity goals from Max Slicer (two), Jack Greeley and Kevin Jordan. Mike Barrasso had the other tally and Carson Schemenaur 31 saves. For the Tigers, Michael Albert had a goal and two assists, Brady Nichols a goal and assist, and Nathan Fernandes a goal.
* Evan Monaghan made 22 saves in Medway’s 3-2 victory against Oliver Ames. Jack McCarthy, Cole Theodore and Alex Infanger scored the goals for the Mustangs.
* Kevin Borah scored twice in Bishop Feehan’s 4-1 victory against Mansfield. Peter Carriuolo and Jason Sullivan added goals for the Shamrocks.
* Quirino doCanto and Evan L’Heureux each had a hat trick to carry Wareham/Carver to a 10-4 victory against Upper Cape.