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Massachusetts Division1 Boys Highlights: SJP, Xaverian Slam RI foes; Newburyport’s Yameen Wins 200th Game

* Sophomore Jack Silva’s power play goal broke a 2-2 tie early in the second period and opened the floodgates as No. 5 Xaverian scored seven unanswered goals in a 9-2 romp past Bishop Hendricken (RI). Sophomore Brock Casey notched a hat trick and senior Ryan Pomposelli had a goal and two assists. Junior Will Fondo, sophomore Max Lockwood, senior Matt Ryan and senior Ty Marchi also scored.

* No. 9 St. John’s Prep jumped Mount St. Charles (RI) with a three-goal first period and controlled play the rest of the way in a 4-1 victory. Senior Ryan Webb had a hand in all four goals, scoring twice in less than a minute for a 2-0 lead then setting up scores by senior Ned Malolepszy and junior Jake DiNapoli (SHG).

Ryan Pomposelli

Ryan Webb
St. John’s Prep

Robbie Lopez

Ben Zaranek
Pope Francis

*Despite being eliminated from post-season consideration Newburyport had plenty to celebrate Wednesday night as 17-year coach Paul Yameen won his 200th game when the Clippers handled archrival Amesbury, 6-2. Junior Zach Wilson enjoyed a career night with four goals, assisted by junior Colin Richmond each time. Sophomore Jon Groth (SHG) and senior Ben Reynolds also scored.

*No. 4 Framingham wrecked No. 7 Hingham’s Senior Night, 3-1, in a clash with Division 1A Tournament implications. Freshman Ryan Shimelman and seniors Robbie Lopez and Will Trischitta scored for the Flyers. Hingham freshman Aidan Brazel tied it, 1-1, in the first period.

*Independent No. 6 Pope Francis shut out Catholic Central Large champion No. 10 Austin Prep, 2-0, in another game with D1A impact. Junior Ben Zaranek notched the shutout while junior defenseman Stephen Rougeot and junior Brandon Spaulding scored for the Cardinals.

*Independent St. John’s (S) shut down No. 3 Catholic Memorial, 1-0, behind senior goalie Dan Laurson’s stellar 24-save performance. Senior defenseman Evan MacDonald’s first-period goal stood as the game-winner. Sophomore keeper Dom Walecka turned back 29 shots for CM, which has clinched a share of the Catholic Conference crown with one league game to play.

Colby Magliozzi
St. Mary’s

Zach Aubie

Aidan Healey

Anthony Previte

*In non-league action, No. 11 St. Mary’s of the Catholic Central Large toppled Franklin of the Hockomock League, 4-1. The Spartans opened up a 4-0 lead after two periods on goals from Christian Moran, Dante D’Ambrosio, Brady Bullock and Colby Magliozzi.

*In another non-leaguer, Middlesex League Freedom Division champion No. 8 Burlington took down Cape & Islands Atlantic Division foe Barnstable, 4-1. Zach Auble scored twice for the Red Devils and John Condon sealed it with an empty-netter.

*Also in non-league play, Marshfield shut down Falmouth, 4-0. Junior goalie Aidan Healey notched the shutout and seniors Bryce McDonough, Charlie Kolar, Griffin Mudge and Matt Mullaney supplied the offense.

Landyn Greatorex

*In a Bay State Conference crossover, senior defenseman Anthony Berejik and sophomore forward Aidan O’Malley both scored their first career goals to lead Needham past Newton North, 5-1.

Matt O’Brien
Malden Catholic

* Reading officially qualified for the post-season in its final home game of the season, edging Belmont 2-1. Junior Landyn Greatorex had both goals for the Rockets, who now head to the Buddy Ferreira Classic in Falmouth.

* Two goals by senior defensemen Matt O’Brien were key in Malden Catholic’s 4-1 win over Central Catholic. David Bazile also scored for the Lancers, while freshman Daniel Zizza notched his first varsity goal.

*On Monday, Andover surged past Westford, 5-3, to capture the MVC/DCL One championship and qualify for post-season. Tim Kobelski (goal, assist) led the way and Anthony Previte scored the game-winner with less than two minutes to play. Leo Byers, Nate Byers and Mike Feeney also scored while Jake Brezner had 24 saves for the Golden Warriors.

Other Scores

No. 1 Arlington 3, Winchester 2

Bishop Fenwick 5, No. 15 Shrewsbury 3

No. 11 Natick 2, Wellesley 2

No. 13 Braintree 3, Weymouth 0

Hanover 2, No. 14 Duxbury 1

Kevin Doyle

Kevin Doyle

Kevin joined HNIB in 1990 and is a Senior Writer and Director of the Northern New England and Mass/R.I. High School Division camps. A veteran editor/writer of 40 years in the print and digital mediums, he has edited and produced original content and coordinated production for local and global publications and websites. He holds degrees from Merrimack College and Boston University and won multiple industry awards as Sports Editor of The Daily News of Newburyport and News Editor of The Amesbury News. He is the 2016 recipient of the North Shore Lifetime Commitment From the Community award presented by Moynihan Lumber and a 2017 Newburyport High School Wall of Fame inductee. He resides with his family in Portsmouth, NH. Email him at [email protected] and follow him on Twitter @kdoyle40
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