No. 8 South Burlington 3, No. 1 BFA-St. Albans 2
Mason Fay converted Jared Baron’s feed for the game-winner as the Wolves (7-13-2) registered a cataclysmic upset of the defending State Champion Bobwhites. Ted Hopper made 30 saves for the win while Baron and Rees Baker also scored. Colby Brouillette and Noah Vincelette scored for BFA and Dan Ellis stopped 19 shots. The Bobwhites finished 17-2-1.
No. 2 Essex 3, No. 7 Champlain Valley 2 (2OT)
Essex (17-3-0) overcame a remarkable 59-save performance by CVU goalie Reed Dousevicz when Chris Blanco ended it early in the second extra session. Waylon Almeida and Sam Couture scored in regulation for Essex. Jennings Lobel and Kyler Murray matched for CVU, which wrapped up a 9-12-1 season.
No. 3 Stowe 2, No. 6 Middlebury 0
Kristian Viljanen posted the 26-save shutout as the Raiders (16-3-2) advanced. Third-period goals from Max Carr and Alex Carpenter (assist) made the difference. Jeffrey Stearns amassed 27 saves for Middlebury, which closed at 11-9-1.
No. 4 Spaulding 6, No. 5 Burr & Burton 0
The Crimson Tide (14-6-0) was in complete control of this one. Tyler Murray scored two goals and assisted on two more. Jackson Clayton had a goal and two assists. Kyle May required only nine saves for the shutout. Jackson Roy (assist), Evan Parent (assist) and Travis Roy also scored. Burr & Burton finished with a 13-7-1 mark.
Wednesday, March 7
No. 3 Stowe vs. No. 2 Essex, TBD
Friday, March 9
No. 4 Spaulding vs. No. 8 South Burlington, BOR, 5:30 p.m.