Townie Sports 01-31-2019


(as of Dec. 30)

•MITES:  The Mite 1 Townies continued their winning ways, going 4-1 over the past few weeks. They now stand at 12-3-1 ahead of Waltham. Coaches Kevin Tkachuk and Brian Fleming have the team in top shape…The Mites 2 are in a battle for second place with a record of 9-7 and are neck and neck with Belmont and Wellesley…The Mite 3 team has rocketed into first place behind a five-game winning streak, taking their most recent game against Brookline. Coaches Brian Beisel and Paul Cangiano have their squad looking good for the playoffs…The Mite 4 team picked up an important win against Dorchester on Sunday. That gives them a firm grip on fourth place at 7-8 and momentum to move up.

•PEEWEE: The PeeWee AA team is at 7-10-2 at the moment, but have gone 3-3 in their last several contests. They could move up quick in the standings in a crowded middle of the road field…The PeeWee A team is at 8-10-1 and remain in sixth place in a deep and crowded division. Recent highlights include Max Haskell wearing the hat and had an assist, while Colin Kyle and Gunner Larson both clicked for 1-2-3 and Aiden Hanscom also posted two assists in Charlestown’s 7-4 victory over Somerville.

•SQUIRTS:  The Squirts AA team are at 7-8-4 and in fifth place. In recent action, Medfield scored what turned out to be the winner with 7:21 left in the second period as Medfield edged Charlestown 3-2; Will Sutton’s second goal of the game, 55 seconds into the third period, gave Charlestown a 3-3 tie with Medford – Will Devens with two assists for Charlestown and Ben Hickey a goal and an assist for Medford…The Squirt A squad is 8-11-1 and in seventh place. In recent action, Reading ran off three goals in 3:03 in the first period and Reading downed Charlestown 6-3. Meanwhile, the Townies reeled off a nice 6-2 win over Lexington/Bedford to end a three-game losing streak.

•BANTAMS:  The Bantam AA team is in third place at 11-3-4 and fighting to climb the ranks before the playoffs. They are in third place on now and are 3-1-1 in their last stretch. In recent action, Owen Delvalle’s second goal of the game – Ryan Hodgin assisting on both – with 8:29 left gave Charlestown a 2-1 decision over Winthrop.

•U10 GIRLS: Coach Melissa Richards and her charges don’t lose often, and they are now on a nine-game winning street. They are in first place with an 13-1-2 record, but the Natick Comets are creeping closer.

•U12 GIRLS:  The Townies are 2-1-2 on the season the ABCC Maroon team. The girls beat the North Shore Vipers convincingly on Jan. 12, but fell in a hard-fought contest to Allston-Brighton Warriors, 3-4, on Jan. 26.


•HIGH SCHOOL: BC High (9-1-1) senior wing Matt Lakus notched an assist in the Eagles 6-0 pounding of Burlington…Belmont Hill (7-10-1) sophomore backliner Will Killoran dished out an assist in a 5-3 win over Tabor. Will added a goal in a 3-0 shutout of Brooks Academy…Northeast (5-4-3) senior wing Ryan McGonagle banged home a goal in a 11-0 pasting of East Boston…Matignon (8-5-1) senior defensewoman Caitlyn Killloran tallied an assist in the Lady Warriors 13-0 frying of Latin Academy… Northeast (5-4-3) sophomore forward Braden Fitzpatrick scored a goal in the Knights 11-0 roasting of East Boston…Reading (5-5-2) sophomore wing Landyn Greatorex scored a goal in the Rockets 4-3 setback to Catholic Memorial. Landyn added another goal in a 5-2 victory over Lexington…Wakefield (3-5-2) freshman forward Michael Locke tallied an assist in a 3-1 triumph over St. Joseph Prep. Michael added a goal in a 3-3 tie with Melrose…Groton (12-5-2) sophomore wing Ronan Doherty posted a goal and an assist in a 5-0 whitewash of Roxbury Latin…Reading (7-2-3) senior forward Abbie Collins drilled home two goals in the Lady Rockets 6-2 triumph over Melrose.
•COLLEGE: Salem St. (6-11-3) senior wings Danielle Kelley (two goals, one assist) and Jacqueline Sindoris (goal) provided the scoring in the Lady Vikings 3-3 deadlock with Southern Maine…Amherst (8-6-3) freshman forward Sean Wrenn blasted 7 shots on net in tough 1-0 loss to Wesleyan…Northeastern (19-3-3) freshman wing Micaela Sindoris drilled four shots on net in the Lady Huskies 5-1 victory over Vermont…Citadel (7-4-1) freshman defenseman Liam Nolan tallied two assists in the Bulldogs 13-6 setback to Virginia Commonwealth…Penn St. (10-10-5) freshwoman wing Loli Fidler blasted a goal in the Lady Lions 3-0 blanking of Lindenwood. Loli added 4 shots on net in a 2-1 OT loss to Syracuse. In a 1-1 rematch tie with Syracuse, Loli scored the only goal for the Lady Lions…Army (9-13-3) senior forward Trevor Fidler tallied an assist and rifled three shots on net in the Cadets 4-2 loss to RIT…Curry (11-6-3) sophomore wing Michael Snow banged home a goal and added six shots on net in a 3-2 OT win over Nichols… UMass-Lowell (14-8-2) sophomore wing Connor Sodergren tallied two assists in the River Hawks 3-1 win over BC…

ECHL: Manchester forward Michael Doherty notched two assists in the Monarchs 5-2 victory over Worcester.
NHL: Boston defenseman Matt Grzelcyk (1G, 12A) blasted five shots on net in a 4-3 setback to the Flyers… Ottawa wing Brady Tkachuk (11G, 12A) notched an assist in the Senators 4-1 win over Carolina…Florida backliner Keith Yandle (7G, 31A) scored a goal in the Panthers 6-2 pummeling of San Jose…Calgary wing Matt Tkachuk (24G, 33A) tallied an assist in the Flames 5-2 triumph over Edmonton.


•HIGH SCHOOL: Pope John XXIII (9-3) senior center Conor Kelly scored seven points, grabbed eight rebounds and had 2 steals in a 77-49 romp over Austin Prep… Austin Prep (5-9) senior guard Colin Jaena tossed in seven points, snared 6 rebounds and notched four steals in a 77-49 setback to Pope John XXIII…Braintree (10-2) senior guard Adriana Timberlake poured in 19 points to lead the Wamps past Newton North by a score of 53-44.
•COLLEGE: Bunker Hill Community College (16-2) had their 16-game winning streak snapped in a hard fought 76-70 setback to the Community College of Rhode Island…St. Joseph (15-4) sophomore Patrick Kelly grabbed a rebound and dished out an assist in the Monks 99-69 destruction of Rivier.


•HIGH SCHOOL: Latin Academy (7-0) freshwoman Adriana Cepeda and sophomore McKenna Kyle continue to shine for the undefeated Lady Dragons who will vie for their 12th straight City of Boston championship next weekend… Philips Exeter (5-0) sophomore Aidan O’Brien continues to show great improvement after recovering from an injury.


•Thursday, Jan. 31 – Trailblazers vs. Mavericks, 6:15 p.m. at Harvard-Kent; Bucks vs. Warriors, 6:30 p.m. at Community Center 1; Phoenix Mercury vs. Connecticut Suns, 7:15 p.m. at Edwards Middle School; Sonics vs. Raptors, 7:15 p.m. at Harvard-Kent; Hornets vs. Spurs, 7:30 p.m. at Community Center 1; Rockets vs. Wizards, 7:30 p.m. at Community Center 2; and Celtics vs. Clippers, 8:15 p.m. at Harvard-Kent. •Tuesday, Feb. 5 – Rockets vs. Hornets, 6:30 p.m. at Community Center 2; and Raptors vs. Clippers, 7:45 p.m. at Community Center 1.

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