* Jordan Piper‘s goal 1:54 into overtime gave #32 Hingham a stunning 5-4 win over top-seeded HPNA. The Harbormen held a couple of leads early on, but fell behind 4-3 before a third period strike by Kathryn Karo, her second of the night, tied it at 4-4 and set the stage for overtime, where Piper’s rebound goal won it. Lily Thrun and Ryan Maguire also had goals for Hingham. For HPNA, which finishes a great season at 18-1-2, senior veterans Hannah Keating and Eliana Kane closed out stellar high school careers with two goals apiece. The Harbormen will now face a familiar foe, Duxbury, in a first round contest Saturday at Canton Ice House (5:20pm).
* Emma Kelly scored the tying and winning goals late in the third period to lift #8 Boston Latin to a 5-4 win over stubborn 25-seed Mansfield/Oliver Ames/Foxboro. Sarah Young and Sydney Hanlon also scored for the Wolfpack. MOA finishes at 11-10-1.
* A Sammie Mirasolo hat trick powered #9 Peabody/Lynnfield/North Reading to a 5-0 blanking of #24 Plymouth. Jen Flynn added a goal for PLNR.
Boston Latin and Peabody/Lynnfield/North Reading will meet in a first round game Saturday (3:30pm) at Ryan Arena.
* #13 Methuen/Tewksbury advanced in overtime, as a Jessica Driscoll strike got the Red Rangers past Longmeadow, 2-1. Lydia Pendelton also scored, while Jordan Kowalski had the lone goal for Longmeadow, which ends up at 8-7-4.
An interesting first round game looms Saturday (Stoneham Arena, 5pm) when Woburn, the 2017 and 2018 state champion, takes on Methuen/Tewksbury, the 2019 champ.
* #5 St. Mary’s scored in the game’s first minute, then added three third period goals to pull away to a 6-1 win over #28 Lexington. Jenna Chaplain had two goals, and Samantha Porazinski, Zoe Solomons, Lexie Turner and Felicia D’Alessandro one apiece. Lexington finishes up at 8-8-5.
* Grace Felicio, Maddie Mrva and Nora Louder each had a goal to power #12 Shrewsbury to a 3-1 win over Lincoln-Sudbury. Kaci Ryder chipped in with two assists in the win. L-S finished at 8-7-6.
St. Mary’s and Shrewsbury will meet on Monday at Ryan Arena in a first round contest.
* Monique Lyons scored two goals and Isabel Hulse added one as #2 Austin Prep advanced with a 3-0 shutout win over #31 Franklin. The Panthers, who tied Austin Prep 3-3 early in the season, finish at 7-9-5.
* #15 Andover won a defensive battle, edging #18 Barnstable, 2-0 thanks to goals from Lauren Adams and Eliza Sullivan, and solid goaltending from Lillian Jagger. Barnstable ends up at 10-8-3.
Andover and Austin Prep will meet for the third straight post-season in a first round game (Saturday, 7pm – Stoneham Arena).
* #6 Arlington had its hands full with #27 Medway-Ashland, prevailing 3-2 with goals from Maddie Krepelka, Makayla Doherty and Lauren Murphy. Gabby Russo added a pair of assists for the Spy Ponders.
* Grace Kelley‘s late third period goal tied it and Maddie Ledbury notched the game-winner in overtime as #11 Needham got past #22 St. Peter Marian, 2-1. Emily Hamann scored her 31st goal of the season for the Guardians, who finish at 11-9-2 overall.
In first round action Monday (Ryan Arena,) Arlington will take on Needham.
* Emma O’Donovan kept her torrid scoring pace going, scoring three more goals as #7 Belmont dispatched #26 Winthrop, 4-2. Maggie O’Connor also had a goal for the Marauders and Bridget Gray made 23 saves. Winthrop finishes at 8-8-3. Belmont will face the winner of Thursday’s Waltham-Whitman-Hanson/Silver Lake game in a first round matchup on Monday at Ryan Arena.
* #12 Falmouth got goals from Ryann McDonald, Sam McKenzie and Abby McDonald to knock off #21 Wilmington. The Clippers advance to a first round game against a familar foe – Sandwich, Saturday at Gallo Arena (11am).