MIAA Massachusetts High School Hockey

Buddy Ferreira Classic Game Notes: Monday Semifinals

Buddy Ferreira Classic, Semifinal
Falmouth Ice Arena | Feb. 19, 2018, 5 p.m.

Previous meeting: Feb. 15, 2016 – Buddy Ferreira Classic semifinal. BC High won, 4-0.

BC High Eagles (13-4-1, 7-1-0 Catholic Conference)
• Buddy Ferreira Classic first round: Won 5-2 vs. Hingham
o Two goals each for Michael Grant, Timmy Kelly; one goal for Owen Callow and three assists for Mav Woods
• Goal differential: plus-46 (67-21) | Nonleague differential: plus-17 (32-15)
o Seven wins via shutout, two losses via shutout
• Statewide RPI: 2 SOS: 1
• Roster breakdown: Seniors-9 Juniors-7 Sophomores-4 Freshmen-7
• February record: 2-1
• Biggest win: 8-0 vs. Weymouth, Jan. 3
• Worst loss: 4-1 vs. Don Bosco (N.J.)

Austin Prep Cougars (12-6-1, 9-1-0 Catholic Central 1)
• Buddy Ferreira Classic first round: Won 6-1 vs. Duxbury
• Goal differential: plus-27 (74-47) | Nonleague differential: minus-1 (30-31)
o Two wins via shutout, one loss via shutout
• Statewide RPI: 12 SOS: 10
• Roster breakdown: Seniors-7 Juniors-8 Sophomores-3 Freshmen-3 8th grader-1
• February record: 2-1
• Biggest win: 6-1 vs. St. Mary’s Lynn, Feb. 14 and BFC first round vs. Duxbury, 6-1
• Worst loss: 3-0 at Central Catholic (Jan. 3) and 7-4 at St. John’s Prep (Feb. 12)

Buddy Ferreira Classic, Semifinals
Feb. 19, 2018, 7 p.m.

Previous meeting: 2017 Buddy Ferreira Classic, consolation game. Reading won, 5-3.

Falmouth Clippers (14-3-3, 7-1-0 Atlantic Coast League)
• Buddy Ferreira Classic first round: Won 5-3 vs. Archbishop Williams
o Hat trick for Tyler McKenzie, two goals for J.P. Turner
• Goal differential: plus-31 (69-38) | Nonleague differential: plus-6 (30-24)
o Two wins via shutout, one loss via shutout
• Statewide RPI: 24 SOS: 45
• Roster breakdown: Seniors-7 Juniors-9 Sophomores-4 Freshmen-5
• February record: 4-1
• Streak: Won 3
• Biggest win: 9-2 vs. Sandwich, Jan. 24
• Worst loss: 3-0 vs. Marshfield and 3-0 vs. Waltham, back-to-back games in mid-January

Reading Rockets (9-8-2, 7-6-2 Middlesex League)
• Buddy Ferreira Classic first round: Won 3-0 vs. Arlington Catholic
o Clinched postseason berth with win
o Matt Farwell, Ryan Gallagher, Brendan Donovan scored
• Goal differential: plus-4 (45-41) | Nonleague differential: minus-4 (4-8)
o Four wins via shutout, one loss via shutout
• Statewide RPI: 38 SOS: 16
• Roster breakdown: Seniors-8 Juniors-7 Sophomores-8 Freshmen-1
• February record: 2-2-1
• Streak: Won 1
• Biggest win: 5-1 vs. Lexington, Dec. 13 (season opener)
• Worst loss: 5-1 vs. BC High, Jan. 15 (DNC); lost three other games by three goals)