Wednesday: McQuaid, ER and Lightning Win


On a normally "off-day" three games were played in Section Five. East Rochester had the closest game, as the tied Akron at the half 5-5 and when on to at 10-8 win. Both McQuaid and Greece Arc/Oly (Lightning) had big, lopsided wins.

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McQuaid Jesuit 13 - Bath 2  

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1st 2nd 3rd 4th OT Tot
 McQuaid Jesuit
     Record: 1-0
6 1 3 3 0 13
     Record: 1-2
0 0 0 2 0 2

The book for McQuaid Jesuit: Joe Hanna (2g-2a), Alex Bell (1a), Jake Merkel (2g), Joe Hayes (1g), Duncan Ayer (4g-4a), Dave DeCocq (1a), Alex Paroda (2g), Kacin Zuhlke (2g), Goaltending: Brendan Caufield 2s/1ga = 67% (8 mins), Pat Sheridan 9s/1ga = 90% (40 mins)

The book for Bath: Trevor Lang (1g), Brandon Dickson (1g), Goaltending: Andrew Clark 7s/13ga (48 mins).


  --  McQuaid Jesuit dominated Bath 13-2 in Wednesday's game. The Rams only played with twelve players, and two left the game early due to injuries. Each of the players from Bath had at least one statistical entry. Defenseman Trevor Lang and attackman Brandon Dickson finished with one goal McQ bs Batheach. Lang also led in ground balls (10) with Jeff Chapman (8 ground balls) close behind. Attackman Bruce Rinker also added five ground balls. Midfielders Mitch Fuller and Chapman led in shots with 8 and 6 respectively.

It was McQuaid Jesuit's day however. They opened up the scoring with ten unanswered goals spanning 38 minutes. The leading scorer for McQuaid was Duncan Ayer who finished with 4g-4a on six shots. He also tallied six ground balls. Ayer scored or assisted eight of the first nine goals for the Knights. McQuaid scored the first goal of the game with a fast-break goal form Alex Paroda with 6:47 remaining in the opening quarter. With 5:28 remaining in the first quarter, McQuaid was assessed a three minute non-releasable stick penalty while only leading 1-0. The Knights then scored four goals during their man-down play to take the game to 5-0. Ayer scored three with Joe Hanna (assisted by Ayer) scoring the fourth. Joe Hayes added the final goal of the quarter after receiving an inside feed from Ayer.

In the second quarter, McQuaid added a single goal when Hanna scored on a feed from Ayer during a man-up situation. The first half ended with the Knights leading 7-0. McQuaid added three more in theMcQ bs Bath third quarter with goals from Paroda, Ayer and Jake Merkel. The third quarter ended with McQuaid leading 10-0.

Bath scored their first goal in the final quarter when defenseman Trevor Lang scored. Lang played offense (with his long pole) for much of the day and finished with five shots (two on cage). McQuaid then added another three goals to take the game to running time. Kacin Zuhlke scored the first two goals with the latter assisted by Dave DeCocq. The final McQuaid goal was scored off a face-off fast-break. Jake Merkel picked up his own ground ball off the draw and took it straight to the goal. Merkel finished 9/11 at the draw and McQuaid finished 14/17 (82%) as a team. With 1:10 remaining in the game McQuaid received a one-minute penalty. Bath set up their offense and converted with Dickson scoring.

In the cage, McQuaid played two goalies. Brendan Caufield finished with two saves and Pat Sheridan finished with nine saves. For Bath, Andrew Clark played the entire game and finished with 7 saves.

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Arc/Oly 19 - Batavia 1  

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

The book for Batavia: Phil Boyd (1g), Conor Holvey (1a), Goaltending

The book for Arc/Oly: Bryan Collister (2g-5a), Robert Kitchen (5g-3a), Connor May (1g-2a), Nick Capone (4g-2a), Dylan Mahan (3g-2a), Sergio Rosado (1g), Nick Haug (1g-1a), Jon Gee (1g), Nick Serio (1a), Zac Sapor (1a), Andrew Santiago (1g-2a), Goaltending: Shane Trost 1s/0ga = 100% (24 mins), Josh Hovey 2s/1ga = 67% (24 mins).


  --  The Greece Lightning won a 19-1 victory over host Batavia this afternoon. Eleven different players made the offensive scorebook for Greece Arc/Oly. After putting up eight unanswered goals in the first quarter, the Lightning added four more before the half. Batavia scored their goal in the third quarter.

Senior Robert Kitchen led the offense with 5g-3a. Sophomore attackman Bryan Collister was right behind with 2g-5a and it was a big day for junior middie Nick Capone who had 4g-2a, tied the lead for ground balls with seven and won nine of eleven face offs. Senior goalie Shane Trost (1s/0ga) and junior Josh Hovey (2s-1ga) split the goal tending duties.

"We were excited about the win," commented Head Coach Adam Geier. "Last year we won by two, so this was a good way to start the season." The Lightning play Spencerport on Saturday.  return to top

East Rochester 10 - Akron 8  

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 East Rochester
     Record: 2-0
4 1 3 2 0 10
     Record: 1-2
1 4 2 1 0 8

The book for East Rochester: Darnell Rhodes (1g), Raymond Shalvoy (2g-2a), Jordan Michele (2g-1a), Clayton Vaughn (3g-1a), Jake Altman (2g), Goaltending: Jonathan Caton 10s/8ga = 56% (48 mins)

The book for Akron:


  --  East Rochester played their second game this week and won another victory as they defeated Akron of Buffalo (Section VI) by a score of 10-8.

The Bombers started out with a 4-1 lead at the end of the first quarter, but the Tigers came back in the second quarter, also scoring four and the teams were tied at halftime 5-5. While the ER offense scored three goals in the third and another two in the final quarter, the East Rochester defense held Akron to two in the third and one in the fourth. Senior goalie Jonathan Caton made ten saves for the Bombers (56%)/ Leading the offensive effort were senior midfielder Clayton Vaughn (3g-1a, junior attackman Raymond Shalvoy (2g-2a) and senior attackman Jordan Michele (2g-1a) .

The Bombers will host Marcus Whitman on a week from Saturday. Akron's next game is scheduled for Saturday when they travel to Salamanca.    return to top