MIAA Boys D1 North First Round: Prep, AC, St. Mary’s, Winchester all advance

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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Wednesday, March 1

(At Chelmsford Forum)

St. John’s Prep 2,  Belmont 1

St. Mary’s 2, Reading 1 (2 OTs)

(At Stoneham Arena)

Winchester 4, Medford 3

Arlington Catholic  3, Waltham 1



Saturday, March 4

Burlington vs. Arlington Catholic (O’Brien, 1)

Triton vs. St. Mary’s, TBD (O’Brien, 3)

Austin Prep vs. St. John’s Prep, TBD (Chelmsford, 5:40)

Andover vs. Winchester (Chelmsford, 7:40)

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