FOXBORO –The final day of round robin play at the 2019 Midget Fall Classic kicked off on Sunday morning. The following is a look at the day’s second slate of games.
Rink 1 – 95 Giants U16 3 vs. Providence Hockey Club U16 North 4:
In dealing the 95 Giants their first loss of the tournament, Providence Hockey Club finished round robin play a perfect 3-0-0 with a 4-3 victory on Sunday morning at the Foxboro Sports Center.
The Giants scored first and last in the opening frame, but three in between for Providence made it a 3-2 lead at the half. The advantage was upped to 4-2 on a goal by Peter Carriuolo early in the second.
A goal by T.J. Dwyer late in the latter half brought the game back to within one at 4-3, but that is where the score remained. The Giants could not catch Providence and spoil their victory.
Rink 2 – Boston Jr. Huskies White (Clancy) 4 vs. Delaware Prep 1:
Two wins through two games for the Boston Jr. Huskies at the 2019 Midget Fall Classic. They opened their second day of play with a 4-1 victory over Delaware Prep on Sunday morning.
All of the game’s offense came in the game’s first half with a pair of Husky goals sandwiching Delaware’s lone goal. Goaltenders Nathan Eksander and Daniel Chismar, who entered the Delaware net to start the second half, stood to the task in the latter frame to set the game at its 4-1 final.
Eddie Collins (2G, 1A) and Bradford Rizzo (1G, 2A) finished as the game’s leading scorers.
Rink 3 – Boston Knights 5 vs. Middlesex Icemen U18 2:
The Boston Knights made it a perfect 3-0-0 sweep through the opening round of the 2019 Midget Fall Classic with their 5-2 victory over the Middlesex Icemen on Sunday morning.
It was a tight contest through one. The Icemen even tied it up at 2-2 very early in the second on a goal by Sean Barbera. Boston, however, reeled off three straight – including a pair by James Kennelly – to close out the game with their 5-2 victory.
Kennelly’s two goals were equaled atop the game’s scorers list by teammates Evan Moore, Bennett Fici and Ted Justicz, each of whom had a goal and an assist.