Erik Bastarache scored twice and Sam Voss added a goal and two assists to lead the fourth-seeded Panthers (13-8) past the fifth-seeded Rockets (8-9-4) in a Division 3 quarterfinal at Navin Rink. Marlboro will play top-seeded Groton-Dunstable in a semifinal at 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Wallace Civic Center. Bastarache got the scoring started with a goal at 6:58 of the first period then scored with 15 seconds left in the second period to give the Panthers a 3-1 lead. Jake Chiasson scored at 12:05 of the opening period to give Marlboro a 2-0 lead - Andrew LeBlanc and Voss added third-period goals to cap the scoring. Nick Mosca recorded two assists for the Panthers. Joe Fahey scored at 10:15 of the second period to pull Auburn within a goal at 2-1.
Marlborough 5, Auburn 1
Saturday, Mar. 2, 2013, at Marlborough
Updated: Saturday, March 2, 2013, 8:38 p.m.