The Vineyard varsity is still unbeaten in South Coast conference play at 3-0-3, but had to settle for another 3-3 tie with host Old Rochester, Saturday. M.V. is 6-1-5 overall and lead the Bulldogs by one point in the conference standings with games against Wareham (late yesterday) and Greater New Bedford (Saturday) yet to play.
M.V. and ORR skated to a 3-3 tie at the M.V. Arena on Jan. 3.
David Campbell got the Vineyarders on the board 3:31 into the game, with assists going to Tad Gold and Stephen Greenberg.
ORR controlled the middle period and the sloppy visitors found themselves down 3-1, until Gold got one back at 9:03, from Campbell and Zach Sylvia.
M.V. stepped up their forechecking in the final period and with 5:47 remaining, Tad Gold put a backhander by Brandon Correia to tie the score at three. Stephen Greenberg earned the assist.
M.V. had two golden chances to win it, but Correia had the last word.
The jayvees rallied from a 4-1 deficit with two quick strikes in the third, but fell to Barnstable, 5-3, in their final home tilt of the season Friday afternoon at the Arena.
Oliver Osnoss and Conor Lodge helped send Daron Stobie on his way for a breakaway goal late in the second period to get M.V. on the board.
Trey Rasmussen (unassisted) and Jason Schwab (from Antoine Silva) had Barnstable on the ropes, until the Red Raiders sealed it with an empty netter.
Bruce Mahaffey's squad made amends on Saturday by blanking Old Rochester 2-0 at Tabor Academy.
Brooks Billingham set up Jock Cooperrider for a shorthanded tally and closed out the second period with an unassisted goal of his own.
M.V. is 9-3-2.
Alan Fortes, Mike Cecilio, David Amabile, Bastille Lucier, and Jimmy Bishop were named to the All-Cape Cod and the Islands All-Star football squad for 2006.
Nina Butler and Kate Medeiros took the honors in Field Hockey, with Nina additionally receiving an All-South Coast Conference selection.
In cross-country, Hilary Dreyer and Lucas Emin made the grade for both the Cape and the Islands and the Mayflower League All-Stars. Other Mayflower stars include Evan Kendall, and a host of young talent in sophomores Sarah Flanders, Kim Carlomagno, and freshman Max Conley and Julia Sadowski.
Tony Grillo, the Massachusetts junior champ, made the C & I golf all-stars and Rachel Schubert was selected in girls soccer.
The Celtics (4-2) nicked the Heat (2-4) in a free-wheeling 112-111 thriller. Jade Cash drained a sizzling 46 points for the Heat, but the Celtics had just enough from James Holenko (32 points), Marc Rivers (28), Travis Baptiste (20), and Adam Rebello (19).
Sandy Fisher had 24 points for the Heat. Clint Merrill had 16 and Vic Cruz 13.
In game two, the Lakers (4-2) humbled the Legends (2-4) 90-68, behind Brion Scott's 39 points. Heath Estrella (19), Caleb Nicholson (15), and John Healy (12), were the other Lakers in double figures. Franco Mayi (17 points) led the way for the Legends, followed by Nakia Timmons (15), Dale Rogers (13), and Monte Bizzaro (10).