Vote for High School Male Hockey Player of the Week

Ben Romer of Rockland High has been elected High School Hockey Player of the Week.

The freshman, who got 47% of the vote, scored his first college goal at the perfect time. He broke a 1-1 tie with his first tally to take the Bulldogs to a 2-1 win over East Bridgewater / West Bridgewater.

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Following:Early season impressions: ranking of the 10 best hockey players from South Shore high schools

Following:Small schools (and Scituate) start hot: Top 10 basketball for high school boys in the South Shore

And this week’s contestants are …

Aidan McDonnell, Sr., BC High: The captain helped lead the Eagles to victory in the Pete Frates Winter Classic. In a 3-2 win over Pope Francis in the final, McDonnell netted a goal and an assist. In the first round of the tournament, a 5-3 victory over St. John’s Prep, he scored two goals.

BC High's Aidan McDonnell fights for the puck in the corner in a game against Catholic Memorial at Thayer Sports Complex in Braintree on Sunday January 10, 2021.

Will Martin, Jr., Quincy: Martin scored two goals, including the win with 20 seconds left, a 4-3 win over Brookline. It was his second winning tally of the young season.

Following:HIGH SCHOOL GATHERING: Quincy High men’s hockey wins city showdown against North Quincy

North Quincy's Martin O'Flaherty, left, and John Lynch, right, fight along the boards for a free puck with Lukas LaMonica of Quincy, second from left, and Daniel Pakkala, second from right, Christmas Tournament of Quincy Town at Quincy Youth Arena on Monday, December 27, 2021.

Jackson Sylvester, Sr., Archbishop Williams: Sylvester scored the game-winning overtime goal to carry the Bishops to a 1-0 victory over Arlington Catholic.

Aiden Harrington, Jr., Duxbury: The Dragons recovered from a 1-0 third-period deficit with three third-period goals, including two from Harrington.

Charlie Caputo, Jr., Stoughton / Brockton: Caputo had a hat trick to lead his team to a 7-2 victory over Bellingham.

Charlie Caputo of Stoughton / Brockton tries to intercept a pass during their game against Foxboro on Friday January 22, 2021.

Carter Mento, Sr., Plymouth North: Winning the nomination for the second week in a row, Mento scored two goals, including the overtime winner, to take the Blue Eagles to a 4-3 victory over Whitman-Hanson.

Carter Mento slides on the ice.

Ben Chwalek, Sr., Lincoln-Sudbury: The senior scored two goals for the Warriors in the annual Warriors 4 Warriors – Patriots 4 Patriots hockey game as LS beat CC, 5-1.

Lincoln-Sudbury junior Ben Chwalek defeats Concord-Carlisle rookie Noah Rosado at the puck during the annual Warriors 4 Warriors / Patriots 4 Patriots game in Marlborough on February 6, 2021. Lincoln-Sudbury defeated the Patriots, 4-2 .

Jack and Sam Hubbard, Natick: These two brothers both scored their first career college goals in Natick’s overtime victory over King Philip.

One vote per hour is allowed. Closing of the votes on Wednesday January 5, 2022 at noon. Votes sent by email will not be taken into account. Send future nominations to

Catherine J. Martinez