NHIAA Roundup: Spragues plague Hanover as Central skaters win
Central's Austin Sprague flies over Hanover goalie James Montgomery after scoring in the second period. It was Sprague's third goal of the game giving him a hat trick. (JAY REITER/Union Leader)
Central (11-4-0) led 4-0 after one period on two goals from Austin Sprague, one from Devon Sprague and one from Tyler Stratton, who finished with a goal and three assists.
Hanover scored the first goal of the second period at 3:41 from Joe Cravelo, but the Little Green posted five in the second period to put the game away early.
Trevor Malmgren (four assists), Cole Anderson (goal, assist), Tim Tetreault (assist), Mitch Fortin (goal) and Scott Robidoux (assist) closed the scoring sheet for Central. Goalies Ian Beliveau (13 saves) and Tyler Cornellier (six saves) combined for the win.
Bishop Guertin 3, Trinity 0: After two scoreless periods, Bishop Guertin skaters erupted for a trio of third period strikes while Cardinals goalie Griffin Scanlon continued to deny all Trinity wingers, and the Nashua club blanked the Pioneers in Division I boys' hockey Saturday at the Skate 3 Arena in Tyngsboro, Mass.
Andrew Casey led the BG offense with two goals including the game's first at 8:41 of the third. Reed Farhart also scored for Guertin which sports an 8-7 record.
Trinity goalie Ryan Slatkey finished with 33 saves as the Pioneers slipped to 11-4-1.
Pinkerton 3, Concord 2 (OT): At Concord, Connor Brady initiated a break out pass to Giovanni Corsetto for a two-on-one rush with Devin Moore, and Corsetto slid the puck over to Moore for a bang-in, game-winning goal at the Everett Arena.
Adam Godbout and Braden Smith had given the Crimson Tide a 2-0 lead early in the second period before Dominic Corsetto and Giovanni Corestto answered for Pinkerton to tie the game at 2-2.
Astros goalie Matt Marchman made 26 saves in the victory, while Concord's Ben Nelson stopped 28 shots.