Western Mass.Top 10
Longmeadow has been playing its best hockey of the season and remains No. 1 in the Western Mass. weekly poll.
Longmeadow defeated Grorton-Dunstable, 3-0 Saturday in a non-league game. Max Loyuk had a 31-save shutout. Jack Baron scored one goal and set up another. Cole Guidrey and Joe Santaniello added single goals.
The Lancers are getting balanced scoring and great goaltending from Loyuk. They are one win away from clinching a tournament spot.
No. 2 Westfield played to a 0-0 tie with Division 1 Shrewsbury Saturday in a rematch of last season’s state Division 3 semifinal won by the Colonials.
No. 3 Minnechaug earned a 2-2 tie with Grafton. Matthew Kowal scored two goals for the Falcons. He has 20 goals and 10 assists this season.