Beverly 5, Hamilton-Wenham 4 (OT): Brendan Flaherty scored only one goal but it was a big one. After Conor Leahy won the very first faceoff in overtime Flaherty went down and scored to give the Panthers (2-0) the win.
Nick Albano (goal, assist), Matt Page (two goals) and Brian Williams were the other Beverly goal scorers while Ryan Shipp and Dom Abate combined for three assists.
Freshman Griffin Webber potted a goal in his first game with the Generals (0-1) while Christian Ecker, Matt Curran and Parker Strong also scored a goal each for H-W. Freshman Jimmy Littlefield was outstanding holding Beverly’s Ryan Shipp to zero goals and just one assist.
Georgetown 11, Ipswich 8: Connor McAdams poured in four goals for Ipswich (0-2) while senior Chris McCormack won 16 faceoffs. Connor Killian added two goals while Elliot Bates and Peter Moutevelis scored a goal each. Jared Warren five goals one assist for Georgetown (2-0) while Mike Gochakowski and Neil Murphy added two goals each.
St. John’s Prep 11, Catholic Memorial 6: Jack Sharrio (three goals), Andrew Gallahue (two goals) and Joey Cavallaro (two goals) carried the SJP (1-1) offense while Derek Osbahr and Anthony Merullo were solid in the faceoff game. Junior Lucas DeAngelo made eight saves in his first varsity start between the pipes for the Eagles.
NST/EA 8, Northeast Metro 4: Logan Gilliland pumped in three goals for the Bulldogs (1-0) while Max Sciola scored a goal and dished out five assists. Cam Smallidge, Dan McCormack, Josh Rappa and Anthony Huntley also scored a goal apiece while the entire defense was strong in front of keeper Garrett Oman who had 13 saves.
Marblehead 12, Triton 2: Ian Maag scored five goals for Marblehead (1-1), Brooks Tyrrell added three goals and two assists and Nathan Masclek had nine saves.
Peabody 16, ME 6: Senior Keifer Heckman (seven goals, four assists) recorded his 100 career goal for Peabody (2-0) while Eric Hennessey added four goals and two assists and Nick Ouellette chipped in three goals and three assists. Andrew Najjar had five take aways and six ground balls to lead the Tanners defensively.