Western Mass. Top 10 Poll
No. 1 Westfield went unbeaten and outscored No. 4 Minnechaug and West Springfield by a combined 14-4. Connor Sullivan has scored eight goals in his last three games.
No. 2 Agawam lost to EMass. stalwart Marblehead Monday but routed No. 7 Chicopee Thursday. The Bombers and Brownies meet Friday in Westfield.
No. 3 Longmeadow is on a six-game unbeaten streak (3-0-3). No. 5 Chicopee Comp earned wins over No. 8 Amherst and Turners Falls.
–Cam Rivest scored his 100th career point following a goal and an assist as Agawam beat Chicopee, 11-1. Kyle Toti had two goals and an assist and Joe Mercadante had a goal and three assists. Christian Salamon scored for Chicopee.
-Greenfield beat Easthampton 5-3 for its first victory. Five players scored for Greenfield as Cody Shoefeld, Evan Simmons, Tyler Townsley, Alex Malinowski, and Tyler Miner (two assists) each collected one goal. Clay Richardson had two assists. Goalie Finn O’Connor made 23 saves.
–Max Bengston’s goal midway through the third period enabled Westfield to earn a 3-3 tie against upset-minded Longmeadow. Longmeadow was without leading scorer Michael Tabb (7 goals, 12 assists), who had the flu. Matt Pierson had two goals for Longmeadow. Sean Moorhouse and Liam Whitman had the other goals for Westfield. The tie halted a three-game winning streak for Westfield, which has not lost since a 4-2 setback to Wachusett on Jan. 2.