Dan McNamara and Josh Miller each had a goal and an assist, and Ryan Twomey made 19 saves in the shutout to power the top-seeded Patriots (17-3-2) past the No. 5 seed Chieftains (10-8-4) in a Central Mass. Division 3A semifinal at the Wallace Civic Center in Fitchburg. North Middlesex returns to the WCC to face No. 2 seed Lunenburg for the title at 6 p.m. on Monday. Devyn Levesque made 30 saves for the Chieftains.
North Middlesex 2, Nashoba 0
Wednesday, Mar. 5, 2014, at Townsend
Updated: Wednesday, March 5, 2014, 10:38 p.m.