Jack Gilligan of St. John's Prep scored one goal in a 2-1 win over Xaverian. (Owen O'Rourke)

MIAA tournament roundup: St. John’s moves on in Super 8

The No. 4 St. John's Prep hockey team opened up the Division 1A "Super 8" tournament with a bang Wednesday evening, knocking off Catholic Conference rival No. 5 Xaverian 2-1 in the opening round at Loring Arena in Framingham. 

Jack Gilligan and Ryan Webb scored the goals for the Eagles, while Jake DiNapoli, Josiah Brown and Ryan Hart each had one assist.

The Prep (12-4-5) will take on the winner of No. 1 Arlington/No. 8 Framingham Sunday at a time and place to be determined.


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