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MIAA Super 8: BC High Earns Right To Defend 1A Title

BC High is ready to defending its MIAA Super 8 title, reaching Sunday’s final with a 7-4 win over Xaverian in Wednesday. Up next, a date with Pope Francis, Faceoff is 5:45pm at TD Garden.

Tommy Kramer
BC High

It will be a rematch of last year’s title game, won by the Eagles, 2-1, in overtime. It also will be the fourth meeting this season between the two powerhouses. Each team has won one and another ended in a tie. The Cardinals beat BC High 3-2 Monday in a Winner’s Bracket contest.

The Eagles trailed in this one 2-1 after the first period, but turned on the jets in the second period, scoring four times to take a 5-3 lead into the third period.

Coleman Benson
BC High

Brothers Peter and Thomas Kramer each scored a shorthanded goal in the third to push BC High’s lead to 7-3.

Goals by Matt Talarico and Riley Stanley propelled the Hawks to a 2-1 lead after the first stanza

The Eagles tied it at 2-2 as defenseman John Logan scored in the first minute of the second period. Senior Matt Lakus put BC High on top for good 32 seconds later and Coleman Benson followed with a goal to make it 4-2. Matty Ryan closed the gap for Xaverian, but Thomas Kramer scored a huge goal in the final minute of the second period to restore the two-goal lead for the Eagles.

Peter Kramer had two goals for BC High. Josh Barton added a goal in the third period for the Hawks.

Gary Demopoulos
Gary Demopoulos has been covering prep school hockey for the HNIB News for over 30 years, and has been the editor of the HNIB News since 2005. A former sportswriter and news editor at the Woburn (MA) Daily Times Chronicle, he has been the HNIB News' key reporter for Mens Prep School hockey since 1988, as well as womens hockey, both at the prep school and high school levels. for almost 20 years. Gary also helps organize and oversee HNIB's many summer tournaments and festivals for scholastic players.
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