Marc Happy and Brian Boulette scored shootout goals and Jake Strasser made 45 saves to power the second-seeded Mountaineers (17-3-2) to the Central Mass. Division 3 title over the No. 1 Crusaders (16-2-4) at the Wallace Civic Center in Fitchburg. Wachusett advances to the state semifinals where it will face West champ Westfield at 7:40 p.m. on Wednesday at the Wallace Civic Center. Happy scored twice in regulation, including the tying tally 8:11 into the second period. C.J. Kenny and Adam Kmetz scored for the Crusaders.
Wachusett 3, Groton-Dunstable 2
Monday, Mar. 11, 2013, at Groton
Updated: Thursday, March 14, 2013, 7:38 p.m.