End of the game: Malden Catholic 9, Winchester 1
This game got away from Winchester fast, mostly because the team couldn't keep its cool .
Malden Catholic took advantage of repeated penalties on Winchester's part, scoring four power play goals in the period to lock up a tie with Catholic Memorial in Group 1 of the Super 8 tournament bracket.
Goals were scored by Brendan Collier, James Castrucci (his second), Ryan Fitzgerald (also his second), Alex Minter (twice) and Nick Roberto for MC.
That's six goals in the period. Malden Catholic finished with 36 shots on the day, while Winchester had 24.
For approximately nine minutes, there was a Winchester player in the box.
End of the second period: Malden Catholic 3, Winchester 1
MC piled on two more goals in the second period with James Castrucci getting into the mix and freshman Ryan Fitzgerald scoring off a deflection.
It all seemed lost for Winchester. That's when things start getting physica. A couple of penalties here and there for some tussling and some power-play opportunities presented themselves. Winchester's Colin Edwards took advantage. From the blue line, Edwards found the back of the net on a slap shot Malden Catholic goalie Pat Young didn't see until it whizzed by.
End of the first period: Malden Catholic 1, Winchester 0
Malden Catholic scored right out of the gate with junior Mike Vecchione getting loose for an open shot on the net.
MC has nine shots in the first period while Winchester has seven.
LOWELL -- We're primed for the final game of Round 2 of the Super 8, with Malden Catholic getting ready to take the ice against Winchester.
Malden Catholic won its first game of the tourney over Needham 3-1, and Winchester lost its first game against Catholic Memorial 5-1.
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For more information on the Super 8 tournament, visit Boston.com/Super8.
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