Game Day Reports for

Saturday June 3, 2017

Scores Today
Pittsford - 20Orchard Park - 6REPORT
Victor - 7Hamburg - 4REPORT
Pal-Mac - 8Grand Island - 6REPORT
Penn Yan - 9Akron - 10REPORT


Pittsford - 20
Orchard Park - 6
1st 2nd 3rd 4th OT Final
 Pittsford 5 5 5 5   20
  Orchard Park 0 2 1 3   6


Pittsford Take Orchard Park to Running Time

- Section Five representative Pittsford defeated Section Six representative Orchard Park 20-6 in the Western Regional Championship.  Later in the day, the Pittsford girls also won the Western Regional Championship 15-1 over Frontier (HERE). 

Pittsford v OP

The Panthers scored the first seven goals of the match and held the Quakers scoreless for the first 18:49. Pittsford finished with 13 different players making their offensive book.  Leading the charge was Colby Barker with 4g-1a. 

Pittsford scored five goals in the first quarter.  Barker scored three of his four goals in the opening 12 minutes.  He scored with an outside shot from the right flat for the first two goals.  The third Panther goal was scored with an outside shot by Jeremy Jacob before Barker scored again with a dodge down the middle.  The final goal of the first quarter was scored off a fast-break goal.  Faceoff midfielder Patrick Sullivan, directed the ball down to the offensive end where John Mozrall picked up the loose ball and scored unassisted on the crease.

Pittsford v OPIn the second quarter, Pittsford added two more goals before Orchard Park got on the board.  Jacob and Barker each added another in the first six minutes.  With 5:11 remaining, Orchard Park scored their first goal with an outside shot by Coleman Jacobs (assisted by Matt Honer).  Brennan Mooney scored with a fast-break goal that began with defenseman Connor Haims stripping the ball in their defensive area.  The Quakers next goal was on an unsettled offense with Pat Sullivan assisting John Owens.    The Panthers added another two before halftime.  John Mozrall and Mooney scored for the Panthers.  The score was 10-2 Pittsford at the half.

In the third quarter, Pittsford added another five goals and took the game into running time. Three of the five goals were scored by Sonny Imburgia.  The final goal of the quarter was scored in extra-man offense by Orchard Park with Logan Collins scoring off a feed from Cayden Collins.  The fourth quarter was much of the same. The first four goals were alternating coming in and out of running time.  Collins, and Frank Weiss scored for Orchard Park and John Avery and Caleb Drake scored for the Panthers.  Drake’s goal was assisted by Reed Perestram and was scored off a face-off fast-break.  Pittsford v OPThe face-off was the first Varsity win for freshman Daniel Maggio who was pulled up for the tournament.  The scoring continued with Pittsford scoring the last two. (Avery, Sammy Thomolaris).

In the cage for Pittsford, Gavin Catalano played three quarters and recorded 7 saves.  Lucas Erbland took over in the third quarter and recorded 3 saves before coming out with 2 minutes remaining.  Brecken Catalano finished out the game but did not record a save.  For Orchard Park, Matt Holowka and John Conte each recorded a single save.  Pittsford will continue on to play Baldwinsville (Section III) on Wednesday at 4:00 at St. John Fisher College.

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Victor - 7
Hamburg - 4
1st 2nd 3rd 4th OT Final
 Victor 2 1 1 3   7
  Hamburg 1 0 2 1   4


Victor defeats Hamburg to Head to State Semis

- Section Five representative Victor defeated Section Six representative Hamburg 7-4 in the Western Regional Championship.  The Blue Devils were led in scoring by Joey Pezzimenti with 3g-1a.  Sam Lambert added another 3a.  Each of the four Hamburg goals were scored by a different player.

Victor v HamburgVictor opened up the scoring with 2 goals in the first 2 minutes.  Pezzimenti scored the opener off a feed from behind by Lambert.  Less than one minute later, Victor scored again.  Andrew Russell scored while cutting to the crease.  Connor Keenan set up behind and waiting for the feed.  He hit him just as he reached the crease.  The Blue Devils held the 2-0 lead into the final six minutes.  The Bulldogs scored their first goal with 5:38 remaining.  Brothers Jason and Brett Chiodo hooked up for the goal.  Jason fed Brett with parallel cuts from the right side of the crease.  The first quarter ended with Victor leading 2-1.

In the second quarter, Victor scored the only goal.  Russell scored his second goal off another feed from behind as he cut to the crease.  This time, Sam Lambert was set up behind for the feed.  Russell made a similar cut to the crease.  Victor continued holding on and led 3-1 after 24 minutes.  Hamburg came out of the half and tied the contest.  Victor v HamburgThe Bulldogs scored back to back goals over the first eight minutes.  Kobe Wright scored off a single drive to the cage from the top of the restraining line.  Four minutes later, J. Chiodo scored off a feed from behind the cage by Gage Schneider.  Schneider grabbed the ball behind the cage after a missed shot by Hamburg and redirected the ball to the crease.  The Blue Devils added one more to re-take the lead with 3:12 remaining.  Lambert fed the ball from behind to Pezzimenti on the right flat.  Victor led 4-3 after 36 minutes.

In the fourth quarter, Victor scored 3 and allowed 1.  Mitchell Cain scored the first with an outside shot from dead center at the restraining line.  Hamburg responded with a drive from behind the cage by Jared Milley.  The Blue Devils added two more before the 6 minutes mark.  They spent much of the final six minutes holding the ball on offense without shooting.  In the cage for Victor, Chayse Ierlan finished with 8 saves (67%).  Hamburg goalie, Jake Phillips finished with 6 saves.  Victor moves on to play Vestal at St. John Fisher on Wednesday at 6:30.

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Pal-Mac - 8
Grand Island - 6
1st 2nd 3rd 4th OT Final
 Pal-Mac 1 0 3 4   8
  Grand Island 2 2 2 0   6


Pal-Mac Comes Back in the Fourth

- Pal-Mac v Grand IslandSection Five representative Palmyra-Macedon defeated Section Six representative Grand Island 8-6 in the Western Regional Championship.  At the same time, Pal-Mac girls defeated East Aurora 17-0 to become the Girls Western Regional Champions (HERE).  The Red Raiders trailed for a significant portion of the game before mounting a four goal comeback in the final quarter.  Pal-Mac held the Vikings scoreless for the final 13 minutes.  James Blazey led the Red Raiders in scoring with 2g-1a. 

The Red Raiders scored the first goal of the game with a fast-break. Attackman Collin Murphy assisted Blazey on the first of his two goals.  The Vikings scored the next two goals to finish out the quarter.  Dalton Nyitrai scored the first goal during a man-up situation with a feed from Joe Boyko.  Three minutes later, Boyko scored a goal on a single player dodge.  The Vikings led 2-1 after the first 12 minutes.  In the second quarter, Pal-Mac v Grand IslandGrand Island added two more and continued to hold the Red Raiders scoreless.  Trevor Samplinski scored an unassisted goal with a drive from behind to start out the second quarter.  One minute later, long stick Zach Valvo assisted Jason Lupo to put the Vikings up by three (4-1 at the half).

Pal-Mac exploded in the second half, outscoring Grand Island 7-2 in the final 24 minutes.  Blazey came out of halftime and scored his second goal with a drive to the cage.  On his way to cage, he tripped and followed through with a shot.  Grand Island responded with a dead ball drive from behind the cage and a cross crease feed from Boyko to Samplinski.  Long stick Nate Arnold scored the next goal unassisted with a fast-break goal.  The Red Raiders kept up their scoring and pulled within one goal with Jake Gallina assisting Brandon Hawkins.  The Vikings scored the last goal of the quarter off a slow break drive from Boyko.  That was the last Grand Island goal.  The Vikings held the 6-4 lead going into the final 12 minutes.

Pal-Mac v Grand IslandMost of the final quarter lacked in scoring. Pal-Mac had trouble putting shots on cage and Grand Island had trouble getting shots in general.  Pal-Mac’s comeback four goals all came within 97 seconds.  All four goals were scored by different players.  Brian Burger scored the first with a drive around the back side of the cage and cut back inside for the goal.  Forty-five seconds later, Joe Lyko scored with an outside shot and a feed from Blazey.  A quick turnaround later, Grady Arnold scored off an inside feed from Lyko.  Arnold’s goal was the first time that the Red Raiders had the lead since 1-0 for two minutes in the first.  Nate Arnold scored the final goal off a face-off fast-break. 

The Red Raiders held on for the final 3 minutes to secure the win.  In the cage for Pal-Mac, Jared Hurlbutt recorded 9 saves.  For Grand Island, Noah Teator had a standout game and recorded 15 saves.  They will continue on to play Jamesville-Dewitt on Wednesday at CNS at 4:00.

More information is available on the GAME REPORT page.


Penn Yan - 9
Akron - 10
1st 2nd 3rd 4th OT Final
 Penn Yan 3 2 3 1   9
  Akron 1 3 1 4 1 10


Akron Advances over Penn Yan in Overtime

- Penn Yan v AkronSection Six representative Akron defeated Section Five representative Penn Yan 10-9 in the Western Regional Championship.  The game was tied after regulation and the Tigers scored the game winning goal in the second overtime period.  Akron was the only Section Six team to defeat a Section Five team in either Girls or Boys Western Regionals.  Owen Hill scored the four final goals to force overtime and then assisted the game winning goal to Nelson Logan.  Hill finished the game with 6g-2a and did not participate in only 2 goals for the Tigers.  The Tigers scored five of the last six goals in their win.

Penn Yan scored the first three goals of the game.  The Mustangs’ Conner Fingar scored the game opener off a feed from behind the cage by Ben Emerson.  Three minutes later, Penn Yan scored back to back fast-break goals.  Dylan Stape scored the first with a dodge straight down the middle.  Just over 30 seconds later, Fingar assisted Austin Blumbergs on the second fast-break goal.  Akron called a timeout to slow down the pace.  Less than one minute after the timeout, Akron got on the board.  Kaleb Delany scored right on the crease after an inside dodge from the left side.  Penn Yan led 3-1 after the first 12 minutes.

Penn Yan v AkronAkron outscored Penn Yan 3-2 in the second quarter to pull within one.  Penn Yan scored the first two goals.  Blumbergs and Fingar hooked up again for the first goal of the quarter.  On the ensuring face-off Fingar picked up his own loose ball directly off the draw and drove straight down the middle of the field to the goal.  He scored eight seconds after Blumbergs goal.  The Mustangs were held scoreless for the remainder of the half.  Akron scored the last three goals of the second quarter.  Keenan Ninham scored the first of the set off a feed from the top by Hill.  Ninham was on the left crease and shot low past Jeff Kinyoun.  Kinyoun played the first half and recorded 4 saves. The second Tiger goal was only 0:38 later with an outside shot by Hill as he fell to the turf.  The game continued on for another four minutes before Ninham scored his second.  Delany fed the ball into Ninham down the on left side (similar to his first goal).  Penn Yan held the 5-4 lead at the half.

Akron came out in the third quarter and tied the game for the first time.  The Tigers’ Hill scored his second of the game off a feed from Logan on the outside.  Penn Yan responded with the next three goals to take an 8-5 lead going into the final quarter.  Blumbergs scored off a shot from the right side close to goal line extended.  Five minutes later, Fingar scored off a feed from Blumbergs from the right to left and low to high.  Fingar scored again on the crease with 0:09 remaining off a feed from the top by Will Rogers.  Kyle Welker played between the pipes for the Mustangs in the third quarter and recorded 1 save.

Penn Yan v AkronAkron dominated the final 12 minutes and outscored the Mustangs 4-1 to force overtime.  The Tigers scored the first two goals with single player dodges from Hill.  The first was off a straight dodge down the middle and the second was a fast-break off the face-off.  Penn Yan scored their ninth goal with a feed from behind by Emerson to Fingar on the crease.  The Tigers third goal was scored with 3:33 remaining.  Hill picked up the loose ball on the goal side of a scrum.  He drove in to the goal line extended and cut back to the crease for the shot.  The game tying goal was also an unassisted goal from Hill.  After starting with a dead ball with 0:05.8 remaining on the clock, Hill drove into the crease and scored from the right flat to force the overtime.

During the first overtime period, both teams had offensive chances at the cage.  Akron took an early shot that was stopped by Kinyoun.  The Mustangs had a chance at the cage late in the first overtime period, but did not get a shot on cage.  In the second overtime period, Penn Yan won the opening draw and had the first opportunity at the goal.  The Mustangs got 1 shot on cage and goalie, Symon Jonathan made the stop.  Jonathan finished the game with 10 saves for the Tigers.  Akron grabbed a loose ball with 1:02 remaining and got a timeout.  Hill began with the ball and cleared the ball up the field.  Around the restraining line, he fed upfield to Logan for the game winning goal with 0:50 remaining on the clock.  Akron moves on to play Christina Brothers Academy on Wednesday at CNS at 6:30.

Pittsford v OP

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