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

High 5

Anthony Cecca, Revere: In his first career start, the freshman forward tallied two goals — including the game-winner with 1:40 remaining — and added an assist as the Patriots edged Bourne, 5-4, on Thursday.

Amanda Conway, Tewksbury/Methuen: The junior center scored all four of her team’s goals in a shutout against Haverhill/Pentucket/North Andover on Saturday. She has netted 13 of her squad’s 20 goals.


Paul Rice, Shawsheen: Propelling the Rams to their first win of the season, the senior forward tallied the first three goals of his varsity career in an 8-0 win over Mystic Valley on Saturday.

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Nicole Woods, Beverly/Danvers: The senior captain, a forward, notched three goals and four assists on Saturday, becoming the Panthers’ career scoring leader, surpassing the previous mark of 116 points. The Louisville field hockey commit has 23 points through four games.

Ben Yandell, Wakefield: The sophomore goaltender picked up his first career shutout as he snatched 24 saves, guiding the Warriors to their first win of the season, 3-0 over Saugus.

Snow’s Top 10 boys’ teams

(Records through Saturday, with next game listed)


 1. Malden Catholic (4-0); Thurs., vs. Catholic Memorial, 7 p.m., Valley Forum

 2. Austin Prep (3-1-1); Sat., vs. Arlington Catholic, 4 p.m., Stoneham Arena

 3. St. John’s Prep (3-1); Sat., vs. Central Catholic, 12 p.m., Ristuccia Memorial Arena

 4. Beverly (7-0); Sat., vs. Marblehead, 6 p.m., O’Keefe Athletic Center

 5. Central Catholic (3-0-1); Sat., at St. John’s Prep, 12 p.m., Ristuccia Memorial Arena


 6. Reading (3-2); Thurs., vs. Belmont, 7:45 p.m., Burbank Arena

 7. Wilmington (3-1-2); Sat., vs. Melrose, 2:30 p.m., Ristuccia Memorial Arena

 8. Melrose (4-0-1); Sat., at Wilmington, 2:30 p.m., Ristuccia Memorial Arena

 9. Burlington (2-1); Sat., at Watertown, 12:20 p.m., John Ryan Arena

10. North Reading (4-0-1); Sat., at Triton, 7 p.m., Henry Graf Rink

Snow’s top 10 girls’ teams

 1. Woburn (5-0); Sat., vs. Winchester, 6 p.m., O’Brien Arena

 2. St. Mary’s (2-0-1); Mon., vs. Arlington Catholic, 8 p.m., William Connery Rink

 3. Austin Prep (2-0); Jan. 9, at Fontbonne Academy, 4 p.m., Shea Memorial Rink

 4. Reading (3-1-1); Sat., at Lexington, 5:20 p.m., Edge Sports Center

 5. Beverly/Danvers (4-0); Thurs., at Winthrop/Lynn, 6:30 p.m., Larsen Arena

 6. Tewksbury/Methuen (4-0); Sat., at Waltham, 6 p.m., Veterans Memorial Rink

 7. Westford Academy (2-1); Thurs., vs. Algonquin/Hudson, 7 p.m., Groton School

 8. Winthrop/Lynn (4-0); Thurs., vs. Beverly Danvers, 6:30 p.m., Larsen Arena

 9. Winchester (3-1); Sat., at Woburn, 6 p.m., O’Brien Arena

10. Marblehead/Swampscott (3-1); Sat., vs. Beverly/Danvers, 7:50 p.m., O’Keefe Athletic Center

Game of the week

St. Mary’s girls vs. Arlington Catholic, Monday, 8 p.m., William Connery Rink: St. Mary’s hosts a rematch of last year’s Division 1 Super 8 title game, in which it edged Arlington Catholic, 2-1. Senior captain goaltender Lauren Skinnion will attempt to shut down AC’s star junior forwards Adrieana Rossini (Melrose) and Jessica Piracini (Tewksbury).


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