Western Mass.Top 10
After a slow start, No. 8 Easthampton is starting to climb the ladder. The reigning Western Mass Division 3A champions have regrouped and have been playing their best hockey this season. The Eagles stand 7-5-0 and are three wins away from returning to the tournament.
Garren Fugiel earned his 100th career point as his hat trick powered Easthampton to a 9-1 win over Mount Everett.
No. 10 West Springfield handed No. 4 Amherst its first loss this season, 4-2. Jack Castor scored twice for the Terriers.
No. 9 Ludlow defeated No. 7 South Hadley, 3-2 behind Brennan Madu’s hat trick.
No. 1 Longmeadow holds onto the top spot after it defeated Newton North, 5-2. Robert Joyal scored two goals for the Lancers.
No. 2 Westfield blanked East Longmeadow, 6-0.