BHS Boys’ Hockey Aims for Fifth Straight Win

February 3, 2023
BHS Bucs Boys’ Varsity Hockey in their 4-2 win over Methuen on Wednesday. Head Coach Brian Seabury recently applauded not only scoring contributions from across the roster, but also pointing out the strength of the defenders (L to R:) Charles Demeo (#24), Goalie Max Marchionna (#30) and senior captain Chris Woo (#8). Photo Credit: Mike and Karen Cox.

The Bedford High School boys’ hockey team seeks its fifth consecutive win on Sunday with a 1 p.m. faceoff against Dracut/Tyngsborough at the Tsongas Center in Lowell.

“We got hot at the right time,” declared Head Coach Brian Seabury. “We’re playing our best hockey right now.”

The Bucs have a record of 6-7-1 and are comfortably within the MIAA Division 3 post-season power rankings. 

But there are challenges on the remaining schedule, beginning Sunday and continuing with a home-and-home series with Everett/Revere: a 4:05 p.m. start Wednesday at the Edge on Hartwell Road, then at Everett on Feb. 11 at 6:10 p.m. The regular season concludes with contests against Lexington, Concord-Carlisle, and Melrose.

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Seabury said one key reason for the recent success is experience, as the team’s sophomores and freshmen are not the players they were when the season started. “There’s a lot more confidence,” the coach said. “Practice is a lot more fun when you’re winning.”

“We are getting contributions from different people,” Seabury continued. “The scoring is being spread out among a lot of different guys, which makes us more successful.”

Sophomore goaltender Max Marchionna has been “terrific,” Seabury said, pitching two shutouts over the four-game winning streak. “He has really been solid.”

Seabury particularly lauded his first defensive pair, senior Chris Woo and sophomore Charles Demeo. “Between the power play, penalty kills, and five-on-five, those guys are averaging over 30 minutes a game,” he said, “and they’re playing outstanding.”

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