Saturday night was a busy one in Division 1, as seven games were played. Arlington, Hingham, Catholic Memorial and Marshfield all advanced via the shutout route. Lower seeds Archbishop Williams and Franklin were victorious.
– #6 Arlington scored three quick goals in the first period and never looked back, blanking Bishop Fenwick, 6-0. Brendan Hirsch scored twice to lead the attack, while Jake Russell, Matt Alesse, Reed Malatesta and Stefano Sotiropoulos also scored. The Spy Ponders move on to face Malden Catholic in the Round of 16.
Matt Alesse’s goal against Fenwick:
– #3 Hingham also advanced via the shutout route, getting two goals from Wyatt Iaria and singles from Ryan Burns and Billy Jacobus in a 4-0 conquest of St. John’s (S).
– Archbishop Williams surprised Reading, 4-2, jumping to a 3-0 lead after two periods and holding on. Jackson Sylvester had two goals, including an empty-netter for the Bishops. Ben Sylvester and Finn Kelley had goals as well. For the Rockets, Cam Fahey and Zach Micciche netted third period goals.
– Franklin also started fast, scoring three times early in the first period en route to a 6-2 win over Wellesley. Dylan Marchand had the hat trick and Dom Lampasona, Ryan Sicchio and Ben Jarosz scored as well. Robbie Marshall and Sean Maxwell each had a goal for Wellesley, which finished at 12-3-6.
– Marshfield survived a defensive battle with Lincoln-Sudbury, as late third period goals by Will Doherty and Ryland McGlame ended a scoreless tie and propelled the Rams to a 2-0 win and a Round of 16 date with #7 Belmont.
– Luke Bott scored 1:24 into overtime to give St. Mary’s a 3-2 come-from-behind win over Chelmsford. Down 2-0, goals by Cam McGonagle and Brady Bullock drew the Spartans even. Jack Pelkey and Adam Lizine had staked the Lions to a 2-0 lead.
– Catholic Memorial opened up post-season play with a 5-0 whitewashing of Arlington Catholic. This one was scoreless through the first half of the game before the Knights got their offense untracked. Tyler Hamilton, Tommy Goonan, Ty Magliozzi, Joey Borelli and Dylan Lamonica each had a goal.