Champions: Penn Yan, Irondequoit and Pittsford


In the end the top seeded teams in each of the three class won out tonight as Penn Yan, Irondequoit and Pittsford each won. Penn Yan won it's 16th championship with a 12-6 win over Bath. Irondequoit won it's 15th title and second in a row with a 18-8 win over Churchville-Chili, who made their first appearance in the finals. Pittsford won it's Awardsthird title as they defeated Fairport 8-5.

The tournament was a celebration for the Whipple family, who had two winners. Pittsford Head Coach Andrew Whipple and his brother, Head Coach Craig Whipple (Irondequoit) both took home their respective Section Five trophies.

There were two other first in today's events. The tournament was suspended for about forty minutes in the first game (Class C) as the result of new rules that prohibit playing when the weather gets to cold or too hot. Using data from a specific web site, officials were required to monitor the "Realfeel" temperature and when it rose above 96 degrees, the game was suspended. Fortunately, the Penn Yan vs Bath game was delayed at halftime, after which, the temperature steadily decreased throughout the night.

The other first, was the addition of a sponsor for Championship Day. Canandaigua National Bank and Trust provided trophies and souvenir programs among other things. Vice President of Marketing, Tamra O'Donnell was on hand throughout the day to help in handing out awards after each of the games.


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Penn Yan 12 - Bath 6  

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1st 2nd 3rd 4th OT Tot
 Penn Yan
     Record: 16-3
3 5 3 1 0 12
     Record: 14-3
2 1 2 1 0 6

The book for Penn Yan: Rion Davison (4g-1a), JJ Voigt (3g), Anthony Luppino (1g-2a), Adam Stork (1g-1a), Ryan Maciejewski (1g-4a), Dylan Yonts (2g-1a), Goaltending: Brandon Maciejewski 12s/6ga = 67% (48 mins)

The book for Bath: Kyle Harrison (2g), Zach Reed (1g), Brian Gable (1g-1a), Nick Rossi (1a), Jeff Chapman (1g), Trevor Lang (1g), Goaltending: Andrew Clark 13s/12ga = 52% (48 mins).


  --  Special Report  After losing in the Finals last season, Penn Yan came into this season looking for redemption. Tonight they secured their 16th Section Five Championship with a 12-6 Bath-PYwin over Bath. The Rams reached the Sectional Finals for the first time in their program's history tonight. They finished 14-3 this season with their only losses from Penn Yan (twice) and McQuaid Jesuit. Penn Yan junior midfielder Dylan Yonts was named the MVP for the Class C tournament and finished tonight's contest with 2g-1a (19g-13a in the tournament).

Bath scored the opening goal with 6:56 remaining in the quarter. Jeff Chapman scored with an assist from Nick Rossi. Penn Yan came back with the next two goals. JJ Voigt and Rion Davison scored for the Mustangs. Davison, a freshman, finished with 4g-1a and was named to the All-Tournament team in the attack. Davison's goal was assisted by Ryan Maciejewski. He finished with 1g-4a and was also named to the All-Tournament team. Bath's Zach Reed scored his lone goal of the game (unassisted) to tie the score at 2-2. With time expiring in the quarter, Davison scored his second goal after picking up a loose ball on the crease. Penn Yan led 3-2 after the first quarter.

Penn Yan took control of the game in the second quarter and scored the next five goals before Bath added the final goal of the half. Maciejewski, Yonts (twice), Voigt and Davison scored for the Mustangs. Maciejewski scored his goal on another loose ball pickup on the crease. The remaining four goals were scored on four consecutive shots by Penn Yan. Yonts scored his first on a fast-break. Bath at Penn YanVoigt scored from a cross crease pass from Davison. Davison scored with a crease feed from Anthony Luppino. The final goal was scored after Bath lost the face-off for only fielding nine players. The Mustangs pressed the ball before Bath could get settled and Yonts scored (assisted by face-off man Luppino). Bath's Brian Gable scored with a one-on-one drive for the final goal of the quarter. Penn Yan led 8-3 at halftime.

Penn Yan continued to increase their lead in the second half. The Mustangs won the third quarter 3-2 and the fourth quarter was tied 1-1. In the cage for Penn Yan, Brandon Maciejewski finished with an impressive 12 saves (67%). Maciejewski was also named to the All-Tournament team. For Bath, Andrew Clark finished with 13 saves (52%). At the face-off draw, Bath's Nick Rossi finished 14/19 (74%).

Penn Yan had six players named to the All-Tournament team. Joining R. Maciejewski, B. Maciejewski, Yonts, Davison and Voigt was defenseman Baird Wilber.

Bath had three players named to the All-Tournament team, attackman Zach Reed, midfielder Nick Rossi and defenseman Trevor Lang.

There were also two players named to the list whose teams were not in the Finals. From Pal-Mac (who lost to Penn Yan in the Semi-Finals), attackman Ben Reeves was selected. From Geneva (who lost to Bath in the Semi-Finals), attackman Billy Eddington was selected.  return to top

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Irondequoit 18 - Churchville-Chili 8  

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1st 2nd 3rd 4th OT Tot
     Record: 16-3
4 4 5 5 0 18
     Record: 15-4
2 2 2 2 0 8

The book for Irondequoit: George Jerman (2g), Max Kostyk (1g), Emmy Poccia (3g-1a), Briele Caples (1g-1a), Gunnar Miller (2g), Nick Doktor (2g-1a), Connor Enright (2g), Greg Coholan (4g-2a), Cole Thieme (1g), Goaltending: Eric Fischer 3s/7ga (46 mins), Alex Shoemaker 0s/1ga (2 mins)

The book for Churchville-Chili: Ryan Yunker (2g), Adam McWilliams (1g), Trevor Hodgins (2a), Pat Bonafede (2g), Nick Bruno (1g), Nick Gray (2g-1a), Goaltending: Jack Corcoran 8s/18ga (48 mins).


  --  Special Report  In the second game today, Irondequoit defended their Section Five Class B Title with an 18-8 win over Churchville-Chili. Like the first game, this was the first time the Saints had reached the finals in their programs history. Irondequoit has reached the Section Five Finals CC at Ironequoitfor the past five seasons and have won three times (2011,2010 and 2007). This game earned Irondequoit their 15th title. Attackman Greg Coholan was named the Class B All-Tournament team MVP. He finished today's contest with 4g-2a (8g-3a for the Tournament).

Churchville-Chili kept the game close in the first quarter but Irondequoit won too much for the Saints in the long term. The Eagles scored two or three goals each time Churchville-Chili added one and Irondequoit increased their lead each quarter. The Eagles led 4-2 after the first, 8-4 at the half and 13-6 after three quarters. Churchville-Chili's Ryan Yunker scored the first goal of the game with a drive around the back of the cage. Irondequoit added the next two with goals from Coholan and Connor Enright (assisted by Coholan). Churchville-Chili tied the score again at 5:29 with an impressive single player display from Yunker to put the ball into the back of the net. Irondequoit added another two goals before the end of the quarter.

Irondequoit's Max Kostyk scored unassisted two minutes into the second quarter to increase their lead to three goals. Churchville-Chili's Nick Gray scored the first of his 2g-1a on an outside shot. The Saints brought the score to 5-3. It was the closest the Saints got after that. Irondequoit kept adding points and the Saints could not keep pace. The Class B game was the only game that devolved in the final quarter with unsportsmanlike behavior. Three Unsportsmanlike Conduct penalties were called in the final three minutes.

In the cage for Irondequoit, Eric Fischer played all but the final 90 seconds. Fischer finished with 3 saves for the Eagles. For Churchville-Chili, Jack Corcoran played the entire game and recorded eight saves.CC at Ironequoit

Irondequoit did well at the face-off draw. Matt Wolfe finished 19/26 (73%) for the Eagles. He also led in ground balls with eight. Defenseman Andrew Cordes and attackman Nick Doktor each added four ground balls to the count. For Churchville-Chili, defenseman Nick Bruno led with seven ground balls. Midfielders Pat Bonafede, Nick Gray and Steven Rinck each added three ground balls for the Saints.

Irondequoit had six players named to the All-Tournament Team. Joining Coholan were attackman Nick Doktor, midfielders Emmy Poccia and Gunnar Miller as well as defensemen Andrew Cordes and Colby Wehner.

Churchville-Chili had three players named to the All-Tournament Team. Attackmen Yunker and Trevor Hodgins joined defenseman Scott Shamp for the honors.

There were also two players named to the list whose teams were not in the Finals. From Canandaigua (who lost to Irondequoit in the Semi-Finals), midfielder Mark Greer was selected. From Brighton (who lost to Churchville-Chili in the Semi-Finals), midfielder and face-off specialist Max Brauer was selected.  return to top

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Pittsford 8 - Fairport 5  

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1st 2nd 3rd 4th OT Tot
     Record: 19-0
2 2 1 3 0 8
     Record: 14-5
1 2 2 0 0 5

The book for Pittsford: James Burke (1g), Albie DiPasquale (1g), Jack Lauroesch (1g), Corey Parke (1g-1a), Alex Kober (1g-1a), Matt Gold (3g-1a), Goaltending: Conor Quinn 6s/5ga = 55% (48 mins)

The book for Fairport: Brian Martin (1a), Pat VanBortle (1g), Derek DeJoe (2g), Andrew Hays (2g), Goaltending: Blaze Riorden 7s/8ga (48 mins).


  --  Special Report  Pittsford defeated Fairport 8-5 to win their first Section Five Championship twelve years. The Panthers were last Class A Champions in 1999 when they defeated Irondequoit 9-8. This game was close until the fourth quarter when Pittsford added three goals and held Fairport scoreless. Leading the charge for Pittsford was midfielder Matt Gold who was named thePittsford - Fairport Class A All-Tournament MVP. He finished with 3g-1a in today's game (7g-5a in the Tournament).

Fairport scored the first goal when Derek DeJoe drove straight to the goal and scored unassisted three minutes into the game. Pittsford came right back and added two more goals before the quarter ended. Gold scored his first (unassisted) one minute later. Then with 5:27 remaining in the quarter, Gold assisted Corey Parke for his lone goal of the game. Pittsford led 2-1 after the first quarter.

In the second quarter, both teams added two goals. Pittsford scored first with an unassisted goal from James Burke. That was Burke's lone goal of the game. Fairport scored their goal on the ensuing face-off. Stephen Danylyshyn (6/12 at the draw) picked up his own ground ball and looked up field to Brian Martin. Martin fed the ball at the restraining line to Drew Hays. Hays finished with 2g for the Red Raiders. Three minutes later and Pittsford added their second goal of the quarter with another goal from Gold. Fairport scored the final goal of the quarter to keep the game within one goal. Hays scored unassisted with 3:26 left in the first half. Pittsford still led 4-3 after two quarters.

In the third quarter, Fairport tied the game with a goal from Pat VanBortle. VanBortle stepped up his game when it matter most. He finished his Pittsford - Fairportjunior year with 11g-5a (of which 6g-3a were scored during the Tournament). For his accomplishments during the Tournament, VanBortle was named to the All-Tournament team. Pittsford retook the lead with an unassisted goal from Alex Kober with 2:31 left in the third quarter. One minute later and another unassisted goal from DeJoe tied the score at 5-5 to finish the quarter.

Pittsford's Jack Lauroesch, Albie DiPasquale and Gold scored the final three Panther goals. In the cage for Pittsford, Conor Quinn finished with six saves (55%). Quinn stepped up his game when it mattered in the fourth quarter making three of his saves in the last 12 minutes. For Fairport, Blaze Riorden finished with seven saves. As opposed to Quinn, Riorden had trouble in the final quarter, adding no saves to his count in the last 12 minutes.

Overall, Fairport had trouble hitting the cage. They finished with 30 shots with only 11 on cage (37%).
In comparison, Pittsford took 27 shots with 15 on cage (56%). Danylyshyn led in ground balls for Fairport with five. For Pittsford, midfielder Tyler Aycock finished with six ground balls.

Pittsford had five players named to the All-Tournament Team. Joining Gold were attackman Lauroesch, midfielders Burke and Parke as well as defenseman Kevin Sanna.

Fairport had four players named to the All-Tournament Team. Joining VanBortle were midfielder Drew Hays, defenseman Keith Mierzwa and goalie Blaze Riorden.

There were also two players named to the list whose teams were not in the Finals. From Webster Thomas (who lost to Pittsford in the Semi-Finals), midfielder JT Hauck was selected. From Penfield (who lost to Fairport in the Semi-Finals), midfielder Matt Bilak was selected.  return to top

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