Michael Cusato, with his second goal, and Mickey Riley both scored within the first 1:25 of the third period for the visiting Hilltoppers (6-14), giving them a first-round victory in the Holt Conference playoffs. Worcester Academy advanced to play at top-seeded Pingree at 5 p.m. Friday in a semifinal game.
Worcester Academy 4, Portsmouth Abbey 3
Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, at Middletown
Updated: Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, 10:23 p.m.