Week ending March 31
seeded Warriors took on 10th seeded Lynnfield-Saugus squad in the
first round of the playoffs on Saturday.
Lynnfield-Saugus would win the game 5-4 in a back and forth game that
would end in OT. LS would score the
first and only goal of the 1st period on a fluke goal that banked
off the back of goalie Cam Wyner. The
second period showcased several great saves from Wyner to keep the score
close. LS would eventually score to go
up 2-0 before the Warriors woke up offensively with goals by Zack Sartori and
an extra effort split the defense goal by Rowan Mondello
to tie it at 2-2 after two periods. The
third period started off quick for LS with two quick goals early in the period
to take a 4-2 lead. The Warriors showed
some grit and kept pressure on the LS goalie.
Bobby DeFeo scored on a great backhand goal and Andrew Almquist sliced
through the LS defense to tie it up 4-4.
The season would come to an end a minute into overtime as LS scored the
Week ending March 24
The Warriors would bounce back from the Woburn loss on Sunday with a hard
fought exciting win against Greater Lowell.
Cam Wyner once again played a great game with tremendous saves to keep
the Warriors in the game. Johnny Jenkins
would lift the puck over the goalie’s shoulders to stake the Warriors to a 1-0
lead. With the score tied in the second
period, Bobby DeFeo backhands a goal through the goalies legs to take a 2-1
lead and Michael Arria would score to give the Warriors a 3-2 lead after 2
periods of play. In the third period
both teams would get countless scoring chances.
Each goalie was standing on their heads making saves. Zack Sartori would score with 6 minutes left
to give Wakefield a 4-2 lead. Lowell
would score with 2 minutes left to close the gap to 4-3, but Wyner doing his
best Tim Thomas imitation preserves the win.
Wakefield played the Tanners from Woburn on Saturday and came away with a
5-3 loss. The game was close throughout
as each goal tender played great. Woburn
took a 2-0 lead after one period but Cam Wyner made several great saves to keep
the score close entering the 2nd period. In period two, the Warriors came alive with 3
goals. Andrew Almquist, Johnny Jenkins
and Zack Sartori all scored in the period.
That was all the scoring the Woburn goalie would allow and the Tanners
would score twice in the final frame to take the win.
Week ending March 17
The Warriors took on the Mighty Mites of North Andover. North Andover came in with the best record in
the league and dominated the game to the tune of a 10-3 win. Johnny D’Alessandro, Michael Arria and Zack
Sartori all scored for Wakefield.
Week ending March 10
During the first of
two games on March 9th, the Warriors ran into the Melanson brothers
from the Malden/East Boston squad. The
Warriors would keep the game close for nearly two periods as Rowan Mondello
held the fort up. Johnnie Jenkins would
score the lone goal for the Warriors in the 2nd period. MEB opened up the game with multiple goals
from the Melansons and go on to lose, 4-1.
In game two of the day, the Warriors would travel to Woburn to take on the
Tanners. Both teams would have multiple
scoring opportunities in the first period, but both goalies played well. In the second period Andrew Almquist made
some great moves towards the net to put Wakefield up 1-0. Rowan Mondello was standing on his head
making save after save. Eventually
Woburn would get on the board and tie the game at 1-1 after two periods. Both teams battled hard in the 3rd
period. Mondello would make a great save
with 2:20 left in the period and Zack Sartori made a great assist to Bobby
Defeo to score the game winner. The
Warriors defensive players kept the pressure on and took away any chances that
Woburn would get close to Mondello the rest of the way.
Week ending March 3, 2013
The Warriors took on the Andover Girls B team on March 2nd and
came away with a 3-3 tie. Andrew
Almquist, Miachael Arria and Zack Sartori all scored a goal apiece and Bobby
Defeo was solid in net.
February 24, 2013
the Warriors came out flat against a very good North Andover team Mite 1
team. North Andover did most of the
scoring with 11 goals. Wakefield’s Joe
Carangelo and Bobby DeFeo scored two goals to lead the Warriors and Rowan
Mondello scored one goal to complete the scoring.
In a late morning matinee on Tuesday, the Warriors skated to a 2-2 tie with
the Rockets Mite 1 team from Reading.
Cam Wyner would score late in the 1st period to stake the
Warriors to a 1-0 lead after the first frame.
Reading would do all the scoring in the 2nd period to tie the
game at 1-1 after 2 frames. Andrew
Almquist would score with 9 minutes left in the 3rd to take the 2-1
lead. The Warriors would hold off the
Rockets for most of the 3rd period but with 1 minute left the
Reading would score to tie the game, 2-2.
Zack Sartori was great in net.
Week ending February 17, 2013
The Warriors went on a scoring binge against Concord Carlisle and drove
away with a 12-5 win. Michael Arria
played a solid game in net. Andrew
Almquist lead the way with a hat trick, Defeo, D’Alessandro, Colliton had two
goals apiece and Mondello, Wyner and Sartori would round out the scoring with
one goal each.
Week ending February 10, 2013
The Warriors forfeit to Malden Mites, 1-0
Week ending February 3, 2013
The Warriors skate to a 4-4 tie against Masco Mite 1 on Sunday. Johnnie Jenkins would score two goals with Rowan Mondello and
Michael Arria chipping in a goal apiece. Brendan Campea made a couple of nice defensive
plays to break up a potential breakaways and Cam Wyner was solid in net.
Week ending January 27, 2013
On January 27th, the Warriors took on the Lynnfield entry and
came up with a 3-2 win in a close game.
Justin Carino scored the lone goal in the 1st period and
Andrew Almquist made several great saves to stake Wakefield to a 1-0 lead after
one period of play. Bobby Defeo would
start the scoring in period 2 to make it 2-0.
Lynnfield would finally get on the board to finish the 2nd
period with the Warriors hanging on to a 2-1 lead. The 3rd period saw Zack Sartori
score early to take a 3-1 lead.
Lynnfield would pull the goalie late and score a goal, but Almquist
sealed the deal with several saves.
Week ending January 20, 2013
The Warriors took on the Cape Ann Mite 1 team on Sunday afternoon and
played a great game only to come up short 6-5.
Wakefield came out a bit flat at the beginning of the game and spotted
Cape Ann a quick 3-0 lead. Bobby DeFeo
would cut the deficit to 3-1 before Cape Ann scored a late one in the period to
take a commanding 4-1 lead after one period of play. Cam Wyner kept Wakefield in the game as he
turned away a bunch of shots on goal.
Zack Sartori trimmed the lead to 5-2 with his first of two goals after
two periods of play. Wakefield showed
some toughness in the 3rd period as they stormed back from a 3 goal
deficit. Sartori, Michael Arria and
Nolan Marsters all scored in succession to tie the game at 5-5 with 2 minutes
to play in the game. Cape Ann would
score with 1:25 left in the game to seal the win. Wakefield will square off against
Lynnfield/Saugus Mite 1 on Sunday at 4:30pm in Malden.
Week ending January 13, 2013
The once again shorthanded Warriors took
on Acton Boxboro with 7 skaters and a goalie and came away with a hard fought
11-5 victory. Rowan Mondello started the
scoring in the 1st period with 2 goals to take a 2-0 lead. Acton scored to trim Wakefield’s lead to 2-1,
but Bobby DeFeo nets one before the period ends to make it 3-1. DeFeo started the scoring in the 2nd
period with his 2nd of 4 goals on the day to make it 4-1. Mondello would score his 3rd of 4
goals to make it 5-1. Nolan Marsters
started between the pipes and made some great saves as his teammates were
scoring and defending the puck. John
D’Alessandro scored first in the 3rd period and Andrew Almquist
scored twice to finish the scoring.
Wakefield will take on Cape Ann on Sunday, January 20th at
6am in Malden.
Week ending December 30, 2012
The shorthanded Warriors lose to Woburn 5-1. John Jenkins starting his 5th game in goal in
5 days held the fort through the 1st period making countless great saves. Both teams would not score after the 1st
period of play. Woburn finally scored
with 7:00 left in the 2nd period and would tack on another goal to take a 2-0
lead after two periods. Woburn broke the
game open with 3 goals in the 3rd period and Wakefield's Justin Carino scored
the lone Wakefield goal late in the game to avoid the shutout. The Warriors return to action on Sunday,
January 13th with a game against Acton-Boxborough at 11:45am.
December 26-29 Reading Christmas tournament
The Warriors played the Mite 3 Reading Rockets in the first game of the tournament and came away with a solid 4-2 win
behind the great goaltending of Johnny Jenkins.
The offensive stars for the game were Andrew Almquist who scored twice,
Michael Arria and Joe Colliton with each scoring a goal
The Warriors started off slow in game
two against the Rockets second entry in the tournament falling behind 5-0
after one period of play. Reading
started the 2nd period the way they
played the 1st period by scroing the first goal to make it 6-0. Brendan Campea got the Warriors on the board
to close the lead to 6-1. Bobby DeFeo
and Zack Sartori would score two quick goals to make it 6-3, but Reading would
tack on two if its own to take the win 8-3.
In game three the Warriors started
out quick against the Middlesex Islanders.
Bobby DeFeo caught the Islanders on a line shift and streaked up the
right side to score his 1st goal on a nice wrist shot. Michael Arria would make it 2-0 as he scored
on a breakaway and Bobby DeFeo closed out the period with his 2nd of 4 goals in
the game. Rowan Mondello continued his
great play by scoring a hat trick and Zack Sartori finished the scoring with a
goal of his own. The Warriors would go
on to win the game 9-5 to propel them
into the tournament championship. The
Warriors will play against Reading Mite 2 for the championship on Saturday.
In the Championship game, the Warriors lose to
Reading in a hard fought game, 3-2.
Rowan Mondello got the scoring started with a semi breakaway to give his
team a 1-0 lead. John Jenkins played his
fourth game in goal for the tournament and make great save after great save to
keep the Warriors on top after one period.
Reading finally figured out Jenkins with 8:00 left in the 2nd period to
tie the score 1-1, but Wakefield would come right back with a great goal by Michael
Arria to take back the lead, 2-1 after two periods. Jenkins continued his stellar goal keeping in
the 3rd period, but Reading finally scored to tie the game at 2-2 with 5:00 to
play. Reading would score again with
3:00 to play to take the lead 3-2 and held off Wakefield to take the championship. Wakefield gets no rest as they head to Woburn
to take on the Tanners on Sunday at 3:30pm.
Week ending December 23, 2012
The Warriors outdueled the Tanners from Woburn with a hard fought 8-6
win. The Tanners got on the board first
with two quick goals to take a 2-0 lead in the 1st period. Rowan Mondello scored his first of 4 goals on
the day at the end of the period to close the score to 2-1. The 2nd period started with a goal by Brendan
Campea followed by Mondello scoring a natural hat trick. Wakefield took the lead at the end of two
periods, 5-4. Nolan Marsters scored a
goal at the start of the 3rd period and Bobby DeFeo scored twice to seal the
win, 8-6. Cameron Wyner and Andrew
Almquist made game saving saves in the 3rd period as the Warriors played
without a goalie the entire game. The
Warriors travel to Reading to play in the Christmas Tournament December 26-29.
Week ending December 16, 2012
The Warriors played against the Andover GB on Sunday and came away with a hard
fought win, 5-3. The story of this game
was the outstanding goaltending from both teams. Michael Arria played a great game in net for
the Warriors saving 12 of 15 shots while Andover’s goalie saved 20 of 25
shots. The Warriors got a tremendous
effort from Zack Sartori as he netted four goals to lead the offensive
charge. Joe Colliton also had a goal for
the Warriors. The Warriors are back in
action on Saturday morning at 6am when they take on the
Tanners from Woburn.
Week ending December 9, 2012
The Mite 2 Warriors played an excellent all-around game against the Greater
Lowell Mites. With Rowan Mondello looking like Ken Dryden making countless
great saves and Bobby Defeo scoring two goals in the 1st period the Warriors
went into defensive mode for periods two and three. Brendan Campea made a couple of outstanding
defensive plays breaking up the "stick handler" from Lowell on two
separate breakaways. Joe Carangelo also
made some great hustle plays breaking up potential shots on net as well. The Warriors are back in action on Sunday,
December 16 when they travel to Kasabuski to take on Andover at 8:20am.
December 2, 2012
Weekending of November 25, 2012
The Mite 2 Warriors played Acton-Boxboro tight for two periods on Saturday
with Acton leading 3-2 after 2 periods.
Acton went on to score three times in the 3rd period to take the game
Week ending November 17, 2012
The Mite 2 Warriors 2-2 took on Concord Carlisle on Saturday
and lost 3-2 in a hard fought game. Andrew Almquist did a great job in
net and Michael Arria and Zack Sartori each scored a goal.
On Sunday, the Warriors took on the Minuteman Flames and came away with a solid
effort winning 7-2. Bobby DeFeo had two goals to lead the way, while John
Jenkins, Michael Aria, Zack Sartori, Rowan Mondello and John D'Alessandro each
scored a goal.
Week ending November 11, 2012
The Mite 2 Warriors took on Joe Melanson and his Malden/East
Boston Mites. Wakefield fell behind early on four goals by Melanson who
later chipped in two more. Wakefield made a game of it in the 3rd period
as Andrew Almquist and Zack Sartori each scored twice and Nolan Marsters
chipped in a goal as well. Malden went on to win 8-5.
Week ending November 4, 2012
The Mite 2 Warriors kicked off the 2012-13 regular season
with 6-0 win over Triton A1. The Warriors got a
solid goal-tending effort by John D'Alessandro and Zack
Sartori exploded with a four goal game. Andrew Almquist and Nolan
Marsters chipped in with a goal apiece.
The Mite 2 team is back in action when they travel to the
Malden Valley Forum on Sunday, November 11 for a 5:40PM tilt against the Malden
Golden Tornado's Mite A team.