The Lowell Catholic boys hockey team captured the championship at the Middies ALS Justin Brace Tournament by topping Dracut, 3-1, on Thursday.
Lowell Catholic 3, Dracut 1
The game was tied 0-0 entering the third period.
Lowell Catholic (11-6-2) received goals from Nick Cervizzi, Rick Cincotta and Will O'Neill, who also had an assist. Goalie Matt Restuccia made 21 saves.
Dracut tied it 1-1 with seven minutes left when Jack Brown broke in on a 2-on-1 with Tyler Roberge, with Roberge finishing off the play.
Pat Carney made 24 saves for Dracut (11-7-2), which finished its regular season.
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Shawsheen Tech 7, Rockport 5
Senior Kevin Corcoran netted 3 goals and added an assist to lead Shawsheen (11-9) to the win in the Newburyport Bank Classic Doyle Division consolation game.
Senior Brandon Gentile had a goal and 2 assists for the Rams.
Senior defenseman Alex Mosca was named to the all-tournament team.
Littleton 3, Hopedale 0
Goalie Tommy Angell made 19 saves to earn the shutout as Littleton (9-7-4) closed the regular season with a victory.
Brendan Burke, Joe DeVellis and Kris Cecere had the goals for the Tigers.
Groton School 6, BB&N 2
Senior Andrew Popp of Westford got the scoring started for Groton (15-6-3).
Sophomore Michael Brown had 2 goals and 2 assists.
Tewksbury/Methuen 3, Andover 1
Tewksbury/Methuen finished up an impressive 19-1 regular season by beating Andover.
Amanda Conway added to her eye-popping scoring totals by scoring all 3 goals for the winners. The junior now has a state-record 63 goals this season.
Westford Academy 3, Arlington 1
Alayna Serpa, Bridget Schofield and Bretta Beer had goals to lead Westford (11-7-2) to the win in the Hingham Showcase.
Alyssa Ware, Becca Legro and Kelly DeMarco tallied assists for the Grey Ghosts.
Goalie Kerry Pouliot made 24 saves in the victory.
Arlington Catholic 57, Shawsheen 46
The Rams ended their season with a loss in the consolation game of the St. Mary's of Lynn Tournament.
Senior Jared Pinette was superb in making the all-tournament team. He collected 16 points and 12 rebounds.
Also starring for the Rams (6-14) were senior Joe Mason (10 points), junior Pat DeCourcey (11 points) and senior Chase Rebidue (4 points).
Gr. Lowell 64, Gr. Lawrence 61
Michael Roman hit a free throw with two seconds left in regulation to tie it at 53-53, and Greater Lowell (16-5) controlled the overtime to move on to the State Vocational Tournament championship on Friday against New Bedford Vocational.
Roman finished with 4 points.
Senior guard Gbah Dualu led the Gryphons with 26 points, 5 rebounds and 4 steals in a monster effort.
Jayson Colon added 17 points and 5 rebounds, and freshman Ian Kirumira had 9 points and 11 rebounds.
Shawsheen Tech 73, Maynard 52
Junior guard Emily Irwin led the Rams to victory in Billerica with a 16-point effort.
Netting 13 points each were senior forward Emily Knoops, senior forward Rachel Fahey and senior guard Shannell Nardone.
Shrewsbury 60, Groton-Dunstable 37
The Crusaders lost their season finale on the road.
Junior Lindsay Werner again led Groton-Dunstable with 10 points, 3 rebounds and 2 steals. Jenna Plausse chipped in with 8 points and 6 rebounds.
Melyssa Langell added 6 points and 5 rebounds for G-D (8-12).
Natick 63, Lowell 55
Lowell trailed at one point, 52-20, but used a 35-7 run to get back into the contest in the Natick Invitational championship.
Sophomore Alexi Schecter had 17 points, 9 rebounds and 7 blocks for the Red Raiders. Sarah Comtois had 13 points and 7 rebounds.
Lowell finished the season at 9-13.
Dracut 54, Winchester 31
Senior forward Kaylee Kacavas had 21 points, 7 steals and 6 rebounds as Dracut finished the regular season at 10-10 and will now wait for the state tournament.
Junior forward Ashley Leboeuf had 10 points for the Middies. Annie Thibodeau (7 points) and Val Hines (6 points) also played well.
Dracut outscored Winchester, 21-7, in the fourth quarter.
Greater Lowell 51, Assabet Valley 37
Greater Lowell (13-8) advanced to Friday's championship of the State Vocational Tournament, when it will face New Bedford Vocational.
Madison Melendez had 13 points for the Gryphons, while Catherine Sweeney did it all with 11 points, 11 rebounds, 6 assists and 6 steals. Taylor Sweeney had 9 points and 6 rebounds.
North Middlesex 55, Gardner 36
Senior Mackensey Farina had a big performance on Senior Night for NM with 25 points, 10 rebounds and 4 assists.
Freshman center Erin Antosh had 13 points and 7 rebounds. Every senior scored for the Patriots. North Middlesex finished the regular season at 18-4 and should get a strong seed in the Western Mass. bracket of the state tournament.