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Lowell Catholic, Graves Impress

January 24, 2019

Alex Graves led the way offensively with 2 goals and 1 assist as Lowell Catholic boys hockey team cruised to a 5-0 CCL victory over Cardinal Spellman on Wednesday.

Boys

Lowell Catholic 5

Cardinal Spellman 0

Connor Doherty added 2 goals, while David Morey and Mike DeVita had 1 each. Mike DiBacco chipped in with a pair of assists, while, Morey, Danny Kierce, Dom Valente, Patrick Drew and Nate Silvia had 1 each.

Cody Lesko earned the shutout in his first varsity start.

Groton-Dunstable 5

Leominster 1

Nate Glencross scored twice and added 2 assists as the Crusaders (5-5-1) won at the Groton School.

Brendan Ferrari, Will Zinkann and Jake Figueroa also scored for Groton-Dunstable, which put 55 shots on goal. Aidan Ferrara made 16 saves to earn the win.

North Middlesex 2

Hudson 1

Senior Colin Massidda scored his first career goal and freshman Ryan Lavery scored what proved to be the game-winner on the power play in the third period.

Thomas Kelly made 31 saves for the Patriots (5-5-1).

Billerica 3

Methuen 2

Brothers Joe and Anthony LaMarca each had a goal and an assist to help the Indians improve to 8-2-2 overall (4-2-1 in MVC) with a key win over the Rangers. Ryan Brouillette assisted on both of their tallies.

Matt Covino scored what proved to be the game-winning goal with Billerica ahead 2-1 in the third.

Goalie Vinnie Ferarro made 22 saves to record the first win of his career.

Shrewsbury 4

Lowell 3

Two-time defending state champion Shrewsbury scored with 13 seconds left to defeat visiting Lowell (6-3-1) in a non-league game.

Lowell senior Ben Asselin scored his second goal of the game shorthanded to even the score with 44 seconds left before Shrewsbury earned the dramatic victory. Junior Owen Goulette had Lowell’s other goal. Sophomore Shawn Spring had 2 assists, while Thomas Hassett, Brendan DeMarco, Matt Asselin and Kyle Frechette each had an assist. Senior Andrew Carrabis made 20 saves for Lowell.

Shawsheen 7

Minuteman 4

JJ Thibert and Dan McGaffigan each had 2 goals and an assist to power the Rams (4-2-5) to their most goals of the season.

Sean Murphy scored his first varsity goal for ST.

Girls

Methuen/Tewksbury 8

Reading 3

A Julia Masotta hat trick propelled the Red Rangers to a convincing victory over a strong Reading club.

Masotta got things rolling with an unassisted tally. Meg Forbes made it 2-0 after one period.

Cassidy Gruning pocketed 2 goals.

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