Second-seeded Reading won the championship.
In the quarterfinals, Hennessey posted a goal and four assists, B. Shea had two goals and two assists, C. Shea wore the hat and Molesciuc and McCabe both had a goal and two assists in Reading’s big win over No. 7 Wilmington; Christian Connor scored what proved to be the winning goal with 25 seconds left and Tommy Arsenault scored twice as No. 6 Woburn edged No. 3 Masco, 3-2; and PJ Vigneau posted 2-1-3, AJ Forte also scored twice and Kyle Burke had two assists in No. 4 Burlington’s 7-2 victory over Malden/East Boston.
In the semifinals, B. Shea’s two goals in the second period were the difference and C. Shea had two assists as Reading topped Woburn, 5-3, despite 1-1-2 apiece by Arsenault and Dave Falcone – and Vigneau and Forte both posted 1-1-2 in Burlington’s 4-1 win over No. 1 Andover.
In the title game; Aylward pitched a shutout and Hennessey scored twice in Reading’s 4-0 win over Burlington.
PLAYOFF MVP: Aylward, Reading
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