* Defense ruled in a scoreless tie between Essex and BFA/St. Albans. Hornets’ goalie Sam Foster made 13 saves; the Bobwhites’ Tyler Laroche matched with 19.
* Stowe and Middlebury split a weekend home-and-home set. Devon Kearns, Hale Hescock and Andy Giorgio each scored in Middlebury’s 3-1 win while Stowe got third-period goals from Max Carr and Sam Schoepke 14 saves by Jack Seivwright in its 4-2 win.
* U-32 edged Milton, 3-1, sparked by Brady Hill’s shorty in the first period. Owen Guthrie and Sina Fallahi also scored in support of Kolby Tanner’s 31 saves.
* Hartford upset Mount Mansfield, 4-0, behind Ross McFate’s 30 saves. Jacob Dwinnell scored twice and Colston Allen and Jacob Derosier scored a goal apiece.
* Harwood whitewashed Northfield, 5-0, behind Sean Russell’s 31 saves. Jake Wells (2 goals), Ollie Hammond, Tyson Sylvia and Jonathan O’Brien supplied the offense.
* Milton shut out St. Johnsbury, 2-0, behind Jack Ehler’s 25 saves. Josh McQuinn and Trevor Gaudette scored for the Yellowjackets