- First Posted: 2019-06-01
- Updated: 2019-06-22 22:02:05
A - B and D Advance to Semi Finals
Saturday: DAY IN REVIEW: Section Five teams won three out of four today at St. John Fisher College, where the Western Regionals took place. Fairport narrowly defeated Orchard Park, 5-1 in the Class A game. Victor then followed in the Class B game where, after coming alive in the last quarter, won their game with Hamburg, 8-4. After winning their first Sectional Title in school history, East Aurora can now add their first NYS Tournament win to their list of achievements. East Aurora fought back from a 4-0 deficit to defeat Geneva 8-6. And in The Class D game, Penn Yan came back from an early deficit to defeat Eden 8-5.
Penn Yan came back from an early deficit to defeat Eden 8-5. Earlier in the season, the Mustangs won the matchup 14-0. Eden, who led 3-1 early in the game, played strong for four quarters and kept the game within one for much of the second half. This was the first time that Eden had advanced to the State Tournament. The Raiders were led in scoring by Sawyer Schiedel (1g-1a), Zach Smalling (1g-1a) and Quinn Harrington (1g-1a) with two points each. In the cage for Eden, Zach DeCarolis finished with 19 saves. Colton Smith led in scoring for the Mustangs with 4g-1a. STORY CONTINUES
Victor came alive in the fourth quarter and scored five unanswered to defeat Hamburg 8-4. The Bulldogs played a tight three quarters before the Blue Devils became too much for them in the final 12 minutes. Hamburg played a strong 36 minutes and forced Victor to deal with them on the offensive and defensive side of the field. They led until Victor’s second goal of the fourth (9:34 remaining). STORY CONTINUES
In the lowest scoring New York State game in eleven years, Fairport defeated Orchard Park 5-1 to advance to the next round. Today’s game was also the lowest scoring Class A game in 24 years, going back to Mahopac defeating Ward Melville 2-1 in the second round of Class A Tournament of 1996. The game was a pairing of a strong defense from both teams and a Fairport offense that had trouble getting their shots on cage. Fairport goalie Tim Defendis finished with 12 saves (92%) and Orchard Park goalie Brendan Hamm recorded 7 saves (58%). STORY CONTINUES
After winning their second Sectional Title in school history, East Aurora can now add their first NYS Tournament win to their list of achievements. East Aurora fought back from a 4-0 deficit to defeat Geneva 8-6. The Blue Devils scored 7 of the last 8 goals to secure the victory. They held the Panthers scoreless for twenty-one minutes spanning the second, third and fourth quarters. The Blue Devils were led in scoring by Drew Kenney with 4a. Jack Rogers was the only other Blue Devil to score more than one point (2g). Geneva goalie Brandon Wayne finished with 11 saves in the contest, including six in the final quarter. STORY CONTINUES