Billerica Edges Its Old Rival Chelmsford, 2-1
Junior Connor Feeney made 29 saves, backboning the Billerica High boys hockey team to a tense 2-1 victory over rival Chelmsford before a big crowd at the Chelmsford Forum on Saturday night.
Elsewhere, Dracut/Tyngsboro, Tewksbury and Bishop Guertin skated to wins.
Jarred Huggins tallied a power-play goal in the second period to give Chelmsford a 1-0 lead.
But Billerica (6-2-2) tied on an unassisted goal by Ryan Brouillette later in the period. The Indians won it when senior right wing Anthony Lamarca scored five minutes into the third period following passes by Matt Livingston and his twin brother, Joe Lamarca.
Both teams had 30 shots in the well-played game. CHS falls to 4-2-3.
Brian Workman pocketed 2 goals and an assist to power Dracut/Tyngsboro to the easy win.
Mikey Collett, Jake Callery and AJ Ciszek each tallied a goal. Dracut/Tyngsboro, which held a 28-16 shots advantage, received a 16-save performance by Preston Wilson, who recorded his second shutout.
Defenseman Joe Gagnon dished out 3 assists. Notching an assist each were Callery, Pat Crowley, Kyle McManus, Jared DeBruin and Andrew Dickson.
McManus earned his 50th varsity point with his assist. D/T went 3-for-5 on the power play.
Junior forward Campbell Pierce notched his first hat trick to power the Redmen at Methuen High.
Pierce scored the game’s first two goals and the last. Kyle Morris, Will O’Keefe and Aaron Scott also found the back of the net. Kyle Lombardo dished out 3 assists as Tewksbury held a wide 35-13 shots advantage.
Bishop Guertin 11
Nashua North 0
Ben Young of Pelham, N.H., and Declan White of Groton each pocketed 2 goals to power the Cardinals to the rout at Skate 3 in Tyngsboro.
Nine different players score. Mike Schaaf dished out 4 assists for Bishop Guertin (5-5, 5-2 NHIAA), which led 3-0 after one period and 6-0 after two.
Despite a shorthanded goal by Ryan Barrett, the Wildcats were nipped in Middlesex League action at the Stoneham Arena.
Barrett’s goal, assisted by Andrew Sullivan with five seconds left in the second period, made it 1-1. But Stoneham won it with 1:04 left in the third off a faceoff.
Wilmington (4-5) received 19 saves from Anthony Cuozzo and a terrific game from sophomore defenseman Matt Pendenza.
Bishop Guertin 5
Scoring goals for BG were Emma Wallat, Lindsey Hult, Julie McLaughlin, Brianna DeFelice and Brooke Yabroudy.
Despite scoring two goals in the second and three goals in the third, the Cardinals were topped.
The host Red Raiders skated to the win behind senior Julia Masotta, who registered 2 goals and an assist.
Methuen took a 1-0 lead, but a Carolyn Curley goal, set up by Masotta, made it 1-1. Masotta then scored the next two goals for Methuen/Tewksbury (8-1).
Ryan Quinn capped the scoring.