Anthony Bono will help lead St. Mary's into the Division 1A tournament in tonight's play-in game. (File photo)

St. Mary’s, St. John’s Prep make Division 1A bracket in boys hockey tournament

Saints be praised -- at least where MIAA boys hockey is concerned.

Two area teams, St. Mary's and St. John's Prep, have made it into the Division 1A state hockey tournament. And while The Prep's appearance in the so-called "Super 8" is almost an annual occurrence, the Spartans have only made the elite bracket of the tournament only twice before.

While the Eagles are seeded No. 3, and won't have to play until Wednesday against Burlington at the Tsongas Arena in Lowell (7:30), the Spartans are in action right away. They'll lace up the skates tonight at the Ch…

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