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Buddy Ferreira Classic Broadcast Notes

Game 1: Hingham Harbormen vs. Arlington Catholic Cougars
Saturday, Feb. 16, 1 p.m., Falmouth Ice Arena

Previous meeting: Tied 2-2 on Feb. 16, 2016, in Buddy Ferreira Classic semifinal. AC went on to win in shootout to advance to final. Hingham beat AC twice in 2014-15 season, once in Falmouth and once in Division 1 State Championship Game.

Hingham (15-3-1, Independent)
Last Buddy Ferreira Classic title: 2009
Record vs. Super 8 Watch List: 6-3-1
Wins: St. John’s Prep, Duxbury, Reading, St. Mary’s, Catholic Memorial, Framingham
Losses: Austin Prep, Andover, Pope Francis | Tie: Arlington
Globe Ranking: 3 | Herald RPI: 4
Goal differential: plus-34 (67-33)
Seniors-14 Juniors-8 Sophomores-6
Streak: Won 1 | Last game: Won 2-1 at Framingham on Monday
Biggest win: 7-0 at Milton, Dec. 12 and 8-1 vs. Weymouth, Dec. 24
Worst loss: 4-0 at Austin Prep (Serino Tournament), Dec. 28
Leading scorer: Will Kenney, Sr. (10-20--30)

Arlington Catholic (8-7-2, 5-5 Catholic Central)
Last Buddy Ferreira Classic title: 2013
Needs two points over three games to qualify for D1 North tournament after missing last season
Record vs. Super 8 Watch List: 0-4-1
Losses: St. Mary’s (2), Austin Prep (2) | Tie: Billerica
Globe Ranking: N/A | Herald RPI: 36
Goal differential: plus-4 (57-53) | Nonleague differential: even (22-22)
Seniors-5 Juniors-8 Sophomores-8 Freshmen-6
Streak: Won 1 (4-0-1 over last 5) | Last game: Won 5-2 vs. St. Peter-Marian on Wednesday
Biggest win: 8-0 at Matignon, Dec. 22
Worst loss: 9-2 vs. St. Mary’s Lynn, Jan. 2
Leading scorer: Thomas Milne, Jr. (16-7—23)

Game 2: Duxbury Dragons vs. Archbishop Williams Bishops
Saturday, Feb. 16, 3 p.m., Falmouth Ice Arena

Previous meeting: Tied 1-1 on Feb. 15, 2016, in Buddy Ferreira Classic consolation game (Archies advanced in OT).

Duxbury Dragons (17-2, 12-1 Patriot League)
Last Buddy Ferreira Classic title: 2014
Record vs. Super 8 Watch List: 1-1 | Win: Xaverian | Loss: Hingham
Globe Ranking: 7 | Herald RPI: 3
Goal differential: plus-44 (67-23) | Nonleague differential: plus-9 (16-7)
Seniors-5 Juniors-13 Sophomores-8
Streak: Won 11 | Last game: Won 7-1 at Plymouth North on Wednesday
Biggest win: 7-1 vs. Plymouth North and 7-1 vs. Plymouth South, Jan. 5
Worst loss: 3-1 vs. Hanover, Dec. 15 (season opener)

Archbishop Williams Bishops (8-7-2, 2-7-1 Catholic Central)
Last Buddy Ferreira Classic title: N/A
Record vs. Super 8 Watch List: 0-3-1 | Losses: St. Mary’s (2), Austin Prep | Tie: Austin Prep
Globe Ranking: N/A | Herald RPI: 29
Goal differential: plus-12 (58-46) | Nonleague differential: plus-18 (31-13)
Seniors-5 Juniors-3 Sophomores-9 Freshmen-2
Streak: Lost 5 | Last game: Lost 4-1 vs. Bishop Fenwick on Wednesday | Last win: 6-1 at Matignon, Jan. 26
Biggest win: 11-0 vs. Matignon, Jan. 2
Worst loss: 4-0 at St. Mary’s, Jan. 16

Game 3: Reading Rockets vs. Austin Prep Cougars
Saturday, Feb. 16, 5 p.m., Falmouth Ice Arena

Previous meeting: Austin Prep won, 4-2, in Buddy Ferreira Classic 5th place game on Feb. 23, 2017.

Reading Rockets (11-6-2, 10-3-2 Middlesex League)
Last Buddy Ferreira Classic title: None
Record vs. Super 8 Watch List: 3-5
Wins: Arlington, Melrose, St. John’s Prep | Losses: Winchester (2), Arlington, Hingham, CM
Globe Ranking: 15 | Herald RPI: 15
Goal differential: plus-15 (51-36) | Nonleague differential: minus-6 (7-13)
Seniors-10 Juniors-11 Sophomores-3
Streak: Won 2 | Last game: Won 3-2 at Belmont on Wednesday
Biggest win: 7-1 vs. Lexington, Jan. 16
Worst loss: 4-0 vs. Winchester, Jan. 5
Leading scorer: Michael Tobin, Sr. (9-19—28)

Austin Prep Cougars (13-3-2, 9-0-1 Catholic Central)
Last Buddy Ferreira Classic title: 2015
Record vs. Super 8 Watch List: 4-3-1* - endowment game vs. Xaverian is tie
Wins: St. Mary’s (2), Hingham, St. John’s Prep | Losses: Pope Francis (2), Arlington
Globe Ranking: 5 | Herald RPI: 5
Goal differential: plus-49 (67-18) | Nonleague differential: plus-5 (19-14)
Seniors-5 Juniors-5 Sophomores-5 Freshmen-6
Streak: Lost 1 | Last game: Lost 3-1 vs. Pope Francis on Wednesday
Biggest win: 11-0 at Matignon, Dec. 19
Worst loss: 4-0 at Pope Francis, Jan. 19
Leading scorer: Max Pineo, Sr. (12-9—21)

Game 4: Falmouth Clippers vs. BC High Eagles
Saturday, Feb. 16, 7 p.m., Falmouth Ice Arena

Previous meeting: BC High won, 10-0, on Feb. 13, 2016 in Buddy Ferreira Classic first round.

Falmouth Clippers (12-5-2, 6-2 Atlantic Coast League)
Last Buddy Ferreira Classic title: None
Record vs. Super 8 Watch List: 0-1 (Lost 4-1 vs. CM, Jan. 23)
Globe Ranking: N/A | Herald RPI: 22
Goal differential: plus-24 (61-37) | Nonleague differential: plus-8 (31-23)
Seniors-11 Juniors-5 Sophomores-4 Freshmen-4
Streak: Won 1 | Last game: Won 4-1 at Bridgewater-Raynham on Wednesday
Biggest win: 10-1 vs. Dennis-Yarmouth, Jan. 5
Worst loss: 5-0 at Marshfield, Jan. 16
Leading scorer: Nick Champani, Jr. (16-11—27)

BC High Eagles (13-2-2, 7-0-1 Catholic Conference)
Last Buddy Ferreira Classic title: 2018 (won three in a row)
Record vs. Super 8 Watch List: 8-1-2
Wins: CM (2), Xaverian (2), Pope Francis, St. John’s Prep, Arlington, St. Mary’s
Loss: Framingham | Ties: St. John’s Prep, Pope Francis
Globe Ranking: 1 | Herald RPI: 1
Goal differential: plus-59 (85-26) | Nonleague differential: plus-33 (42-9)
Seniors-7 Juniors-7 Sophomores-8 Freshmen-3
Streak: Won 4 | Last game: Won 6-2 at St. Mary’s on Wednesday
Biggest win: 15-1 at Malden Catholic, Jan. 12
Worst loss: 4-2 vs. Don Bosco Prep (N.J.), Dec. 14 (season opener)