Sophomore Ara Nazarian controlled a ricocheted shot off the end boards and buried the puck in the back of the net with 6:18 left in the third period as Malden Catholic toppled Cathedral Springfield, 1-0, in the final of the Cathedral Panthers Hockey Classic in Springfield Thursday night.
Top-ranked Cathedral suffered its first loss of the season in its final regular-season game. The Panthers (16-1-4) now await their seeding (likely No. 1) in the Super 8 tournament, which will be announced Saturday.
Malden Catholic (11-6-3) won its sixth straight to vault into the Super 8 picture. Nazarian was named the tournament MVP. He was joined on the all-tournament team by Cathedral goalie John Liquori, who made 25 saves.
Austin Prep 9, Falmouth 0 — Led by sophomore forward Bob Carpenter’s four goals, the Cougars (13-1-6) won the Cape Cod Classic title.
North Reading 2, Pentucket 1 — Billy Sexton and Michael Brandano scored 14 seconds apart in the third period to lead the Hornets (10-7-3).
Marshfield 3, Bridgewater-Raynham 1 — Mike Carbone had a goal and an assist to lead the Rams (16-5).
Boston Latin 2, Coyle & Cassidy 1 — Seniors Ryan Dougherty and Joe Gillespie scored for the Wolfpack.
Falmouth 4, Wellesley 2 — The No. 6 Raiders suffered their first loss on the last day of the regular season in a rematch of the 2012 state playoffs. Maggie MacDonald, Alexis Scribner and Kelly Ferreira lifted the Clippers in the second day of the 8 Showcase at Falmouth.
Duxbury 3, Arlington Catholic 0 — Marissa Fichter helped lift the No. 2 Green Dragons over the No. 3 Cougars. The second-ranked Green Dragons are 17-1-2.
BC High 66, Woburn 43 — The No. 5 Eagles (17-3) were led by Pete Timmins’s 18 points and 10 rebounds.
Catholic Memorial 60, Franklin 51 — Junior Gerardo Adams had 11 points and 10 rebounds for the Knights.
Everett 76, Salem 64 — Gary Clark scored 14 points for the Crimson (14-6).
Fontbonne 57, Medway 45 — Senior Jen Gemma’s 19 points and 21 rebounds powered the No. 2 Ducks to their 18th win.
Ipswich 46, Arlington Catholic 37 — Caroline Soucy led the No. 16 Tigers (17-3) with 16 points.
Scituate 65, Newton South 54 — Senior point guard Kelly Martin recorded 21 points, 10 rebounds and 8 assists to lead the Sailors (17-3).
Somerville 61, Winthrop 52 — Highlanders junior Melissa Baptist scored 25 points and senior teammate Indira Evora scored 21.