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Jared DeBruin scored on a breakaway early in the first period, assisted by Andrew Dickson and Brian Workman, and fourth-seeded Dracut/Tyngsboro defeated No. 13 Northeast Regional in a Division 3 North first round boys hockey game on Thursday at the Chelmsford Forum.

Dracut/Tyngsboro will face Watertown next in a quarterfinal on Saturday at the Forum (6:30 p.m.).

In other action, St. John’s Prep skated past Westford, 7-0, in a Division 1 North first-round contest.

Division 3 North

First round

Dracut/Tyngsboro 2, Northeast 0

Jake Callery tallied a goal in final minute of the first period, with assists going to DeBruin and Dickson.

Goalie Preston Wilson made 14 saves for the shutout, including a great diving save late in the game. Dracut/Tyngsboro (11-7-3) led in shots, 38-14.

Shawsheen 5, Swampscott 3

Freshman Dylan Timmons pocketed a pair of goals and the Rams defeated 11th-seeded Swampscott at Stoneham Arena.

Timmons gave ST a 1-0 lead and Brady McFadden tallied just eight seconds later to put the Rams in front by two. Shawsheen led 3-0 early.

McFadden and Sean Murphy had a goal and assist apiece. Owen Sullivan also scored for the sixth-seeded Rams (9-7-5). Nate Silva dished out 2 assists, Cam Neault made 29 saves and captain Beau Ramsey was outstanding on defense.

Shawsheen will play Lynn, time and place to be determined.

Division 1 North

First round

Burlington 4, Newburyport 1

A strong third period lifted the Red Devils past 12th-seeded Newburyport in Woburn.

No. 5 Burlington scored three goals in the final period to snap a 1-1 tie. Burlington (14-7-2) will play Andover on Sunday (7 p.m.) at the Chelmsford Forum.