No. 5 Wahconah, the defending champion, and No. 2 Chicopee Comp will meet for the Western Mass. championship Thursday night at The Olympia (5:30) after both scored semifinal wins Saturday.
– Jeremy Lewis scored three goals and set up another Saturday to power Chicopee Comp to a 5-3 semifinal victory over No. 3 Amherst. Comp held a 4-0 second-period lead but the Hurricanes stormed back on goals by Marshall O’Leary, Maxwell Hopley and Jacob Balderston to cut the lead to 4-3 with 18.5 seconds remaining in the second period. After a pair of big saves by Parker Nunes, Myles Hemingway delivered a lead pass to Lewis, who completed his hat trick to give the Colts a 5-3 lead. Hemingway and Cam Kagan had the other goals for Comp. Amherst (14-4-4), which won only five games last season, was without star defenseman Jordan Tetreault (concussion).
– Dan Flynn had a hat trick to spark Wahconah to a wild 6-5 victory over No. 1 Chicopee. Nate Lapine got Wahconah going early when he scored 57 seconds into the game and added another 11 minutes later as the Warriors never looked back. Christian Salamon scored three goals for Chicopee. The Pacers closed at 12-7-2.