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

High 5

Shane Gorrie , Shrewsbury: The freshman goalie turned away a last-chance breakaway attempt in regulation and stopped four of five shootout attempts in a 4-3 win over Algonquin in the Division 3 Central quarterfinals.

Aidan Isberg , Franklin: The senior lifted the Panthers with two goals, including the game-winner in overtime, and an assist in a 4-3 victory over Martha’s Vineyard in the Division 2 South quarterfinals.


Kevin Kaufman , Medway: The snake-bitten Mustangs outshot Dover-Sherborn 47-13 in a Division 3 South game but scored just one goal off the stick of the sophomore forward, who sent Medway to the semifinals with a 1-0 win.

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Annie Messuri , Acton-Boxborough: The junior blue liner earned a pair of assists off slappers from the point while also playing her part on the defensive end as the Colonials fought off a late penalty kill to beat Reading, 3-2, and advance to the Division 1 quarterfinals.

Jessica Piracini , Arlington Catholic: The sophomore buried the overtime-winner in a 3-2 thriller over Lexington as the Cougars advanced to the Division 1 quarterfinals.

Mastrodonato’s Top 10 boys’ teams

(Records through Monday)

1. Waltham (13-8-2)


2. Arlington Catholic (11-6-4)

3. Medway (17-2-3)

4. Medfield (18-2-1)

5. Lincoln-Sudbury (16-3-3)

6. Groton-Dunstable Regional (15-1-4)


7. Franklin (15-7-2)

8. Shrewsbury (16-4-1)

9. Natick (12-10-2)

10. Arlington (9-7-5)

Mastrodonato’s Top 10 girls’ teams

1. Arlington Catholic (15-4-2)

2. Acton-Boxborough Regional (15-6-2)

3. Lexington (13-6-3)

4. Wellesley (17-2-3)

5. Arlington (12-9-1)

6. Lincoln-Sudbury (15-6-1)

7. Medway/Ashland (11-7-3)

8. Newton North (12-7-1)

9. Medfield (10-8-3)

10. Watertown/Melrose (13-8-2)

By the numbers

61 Combined wins by the Lexington girls’ hockey team over the past four years, when the senior trio of Sara Lehman , Carolyn Avery , and Jackie Denning formed one of the most dynamic scoring trios in the state; Lexington’s season ended with a 3-2 loss to Arlington Catholic.

Jason Mastrodonato

Jason Mastrodonato can be reached at jasonmastrodonato@yahoo.com.