North: Players of the Week, Top 10 boys’ and girls’ hockey teams

High 5

Nicole Giampa , Cambridge/Somerville: The 5-foot-6 senior lit the lamp five times and added an assist to reach 100 career points in a 10-3 win over Peabody/Lynnfield.

Shannon O'Neil , Austin Prep: The senior goalie posted three straight shutouts, one of which was a 35-save performance in a 1-0 win over Andover.


Dan Rivet , North Andover: Though the Scarlet Knights lost to Wilmington in the final of the Haverhill Christmas Tournament, the senior struck for three goals and an assist over two games.

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Colin Soucy , Central Catholic: The junior stood tall between the pipes, allowing only two goals while picking up two wins, including a 2-1 victory over a highly regarded St. John’s Prep offense in which he stopped 27 shots.

Callahan Johnson and Michael Eagan , Billerica: The freshman duo lifted the Indians from a one-goal deficit to a 3-2 win over a highly rated Arlington Catholic squad in the Holiday Ice Classic Shootout.

Forde’s Top 10 girls’ teams

(Records through Saturday games)


 1. Woburn (4-0-1)

 2. St. Mary’s (2-2-1)

 3. Westford Academy (3-0-0)

 4. Reading (5-0-0)

 5. Lexington (2-1-0)


 6. Winthrop/Lynn (4-0-1)

 7. Austin Prep (4-1-1)

 8. Beverly/Danvers (4-0-0)

 9. Andover (2-2-1)

10. Masconomet (2-1-0)

Forde’s Top 10 boys’ teams:

(Records through Saturday games)

 1. Malden Catholic (3-0-1)

 2. Austin Prep (2-0-2)

 3. Central Catholic (4-1-0)

 4. Reading (5-1-1)

 5. St. John’s Prep (3-1-0)

 6. Beverly (5-0-0)

 7. Chelmsford (4-1-1)

 8. Winchester (2-0-2)

 9. Woburn (3-1-1)

10. Wilmington (4-1-0)

Compiled by Craig Forde

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