Billerica Rallies to Earn Impressive Tie
Trailing 2-1 entering the third period, Garrett Climo scored at the 1:29 mark on assists from DJ Fantasia and Garrett Murphy to help Billerica come from behind to tie Arlington Catholic, 2-2 in a non-league game.
Elsewhere in boys action, Westboro shut out Groton-Dunstable, 3-0, and Fitchburg skated past Nashoba Tech, 7-3.
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The Indians dominated the game, holding a 38-13 advantage in shots. Freshman Paul Eagen scored the first goal with helpers going to Murphy and PJ Comiskey.
Goalie Connor Feeney made 11 saves.
In the losing effort, Justin Montepeluso and James Peterson each had a goal and an assist, and James Peterson picked up an assist as the Tigers are now 1-1-1.
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The Patriots closed to within two goals late in the first period, but Wachusett pulled away at NorthStar Ice Sports.
North Middlesex (1-2) received its goal from Caleb Amidon. Picking up the assist was Trent Costa.
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Tyler Guillemette scored the lone goal for Westford Academy on assists from Jason Bunyon and Kevin Bruskiewitz as the Grey Ghosts fell to 0-2 on the season.
Freshman Colin Winn played well and made 24 saves.
The Wildcats (2-1) fell for the first time this season to a powerful Reading squad in a Middlesex League cross-over game. The Rockets held a 43-22 advantage in shots, including 18-5 in the third period. Connor Benoit and Ryan Barrett each had a goal and an assist and Conlin Duffy had one assist.
Junior goalie Anthony Cuozzo was strong between the pipes in making 39 saves.
The Wildcats were no match for Reading during their Middlesex League road contest.
Netting the lone goal for the Wildcats was senior forward Lia Kourkoutas.
MacKenzie Graham scored a hat trick to lead the Billerica/Chelmsford (1-2-1) to a dominating MVC/DCL victory.
Grace Falanagan added a goal and an assist and Samantha Fantasia had the other goal. Kelly Hardy had three assists.
Freshman goalie Sarah Noyes made 20 saves to record the shutout.