Ice Chips

High 5

▸Ashley Castriotta, Framingham: The sophomore goalie was a brick wall, turning away 34 shots in a 3-0 shutout of Bay State Conference Carey Division foe Needham.

▸Sydney Karnovsky, Brookline: A hat trick is noteworthy, but the senior notched a double, exploding for a career-high six goals during a 7-2 win over Peabody.


▸Erika Kelly, Watertown: The senior scored three goals and added an assist, and was on the ice for every tally, in a 6-1 win over Wakefield.

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▸Matt Kostra and Andrew Newis, Natick: The senior captains each notched a hat trick, and the Red and Blue needed every goal in a 7-7 tie with Bay State Herget rival Milton.

▸Connor Murray, Needham: The senior stalwart stopped 19 shots in a 2-0 shutout of Framingham, giving the Rockets a much-needed pick-me-up after their Super 8 résumé was hurt by a loss to Norwood.


Top 10 Boys’ Teams


(Records through Monday, with next game listed)

1. Needham (13-3-0); Saturday, at Braintree, 7:30 p.m.

2. St. John’s High (10-4-2); Sunday, at St. Peter-Marian, 1

3. Arlington Catholic (8-4-3); Saturday at Bishop Fenwick, 4

4. Franklin (13-1-1); Saturday, vs. Mansfield, 8:30


5. Hudson (14-1-1); Saturday, vs. Auburn/Millbury, 3:50

6. Medfield (13-2-1); Saturday, at Dover-Sherborn, 7:20

7. Acton-Boxborough Regional (6-7-2); Saturday, at Billerica, 8

8. Groton-Dunstable Regional (16-0-0); Saturday, at Worcester/Leicester, 7

9. Marlborough (12-4-1); Wednesday, vs. Shrewsbury, 5:30

10. Natick (5-6-4); Saturday, vs. Norwood, 6:10


Top 10 Girls’ Teams

(Records through Monday, with next game listed)

1. Acton-Boxborough Regional (14-0-1); Saturday, vs. Andover, 7:30 p.m.

2. Arlington Catholic (15-1-1); Saturday, at Hingham, 6

3. Arlington (7-4-4); Saturday, at Lexington, 7:30

4. Belmont (12-3-0); Saturday, vs. Reading, 12:45

5. Lexington (9-5-0); Saturday, vs. Arlington, 7:30

6. Watertown/Melrose (8-5-1); Saturday, at Stoneham, 6

7. Franklin (10-2-3); Saturday, at King Philip Regional, 3:10

8. Medfield (8-3-4); Saturday, vs. Canton, 8:10

9. Medway/Ashland (6-3-3); Saturday, at Westwood, 4

10. Algonquin Regional/Hudson (11-3-2); tomorrow, vs. Winchester, 8:30

Girls’ Game of the Week

Medfield vs. Algonquin Regional/Hudson, Iorio Arena, Walpole, Sunday, 4 p.m.: The co-op Warriors squad hosts a big game against a high-scoring offense, but Medfield’s junior goalie Mimi Borkan and her team’s stingy blue-liners will try to keep things tight.

Compiled by Jason Mastrodonato