Wednesday: Clean Sweep for Section Three

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NYSPHSAAThe UpState Tournament was held at St, John Fisher College and the teams from Section Three won all three tickets to the New York State finals on Saturday. In the Class B game, Jamesville-Dewitt (20-1) defeated Hamburg (17-3) of Section Six. In the Class C game, the closest of the night, Cazenovia held off a late game surge by Penn Yan and won their game 8-7. In the late game, West Genesee defeated Penfield 11-6.

In the DownState Tournament Ward Melville (Sect. 11) beat Shenendehowa (Sect 2) 13-6 and will play West Genesee on Saturday. Garden City (Sect 8) beat Niskayuna (Sect 2) in the Class B game, 10-9. They will play J-D on Saturday and in Class C, Bronxville beat Shoreham-Wading River in overtime (14-13) for their trip to Rochester. They will play Cazenovia on Saturday. Brackets for all three classes are available.

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NYS semis - CA and Hamburg

JD 18 - Hamburg 5 

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1st 2nd 3rd 4th OT Final
 Hamburg
     Record: 17-3
1 2 1 1   5
  JD
     Record: 20-1
6 5 3 4   18
 
 

The book for Hamburg:

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The book for JD:

 

 -- Special Section Three Champion Jamesville-DeWitt outscored Section Six Champion Hamburg 18-5 to win their spot in the NYS finals on Saturday. The Red Rams scored three goals in the first two minutes and took the game into running time in the fourth quarter. Leading the charge for J-D were Jordan Evans 2g-8a and Griffin Feiner with 7g. Hamburg vs JDOverall eight players from the Red Rams made the scorebook. In the cage, Joe Shapiro finished with six saves (55%). J-D had three different face-off men all over 50%. Lucas Johnson finished 6/10, Ryan Durkin 2/4 and Jeff Edwards 7/12. Edwards finished with a team leading 7 ground balls and Evans finished with another six.

For Hamburg, Nick Wilcox finished with 2g and Austin Bishop finished with 1g-1a. Midfielder Max Maxwell finished with a team leading five ground balls. In the cage, Jordan Kuss finished with 6 saves and Josh Gibson finished with two saves in the final 10 minutes.

The NYSPHSAA awards a Sportsmanship awards to a player on each team that makes the final four. For J-D, senior midfielder Mike Engstyrom was named. For Hamburg, senior defenseman Adam Gawlak was given the honor.

Jamesville-DeWitt will play for the State Championship against Garden City at St. John Fisher College on Saturday starting at 11:00 A.M.

NYS semis - CA and Hamburg

Cazenovia 8 - Penn Yan 7 

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 Penn Yan
     Record: 15-5
2 1 2 2   7
  Cazenovia
     Record: 21-2
2 4 2 0   8
 
 

The book for Penn Yan: Rion Davison (1g-1a), Austin Fingar (1g), Andrew Perl (1g), Bradley Voigt (2g), Ryan Maciejewski (2g-4a), Goaltending: Brandon Maciejewski 7s/8ga (48 mins).

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The book for Cazenovia:

 

 -- Special Section Three Champion, Cazenovia scored five unanswered goals spanning the second and third quarters to secure their 8-7 win over Section Five Champion Penn Yan. The Lakers held the Mustangs scoreless for over 14 minutes. Penn Yan made a late push and scored the final three goals of the game but could not tie the game. They had the ball with one minute remaining but could not capitalize to force overtime.

Penn Yan vs Caz

Penn Yan scored the first goal with a broken clear from Ryan Maciejewski. He finished with 2g-4a for the Mustangs. Cazenovia came back and scored the next two goals. The first was an outside on man-up by Ryan Cook. Cook finished the game with 16 shots, 9 on cage and 4 goals for the Lakers. Two minutes later, P.J. Brown scored an unassisted goal on a drive from behind the cage. The final goal of the quarter was scored by Penn Yan as Rion Davison assisted Austin Fingar. The quarter ended with the score tied 2-2.Penn Yan vs Caz

In the second quarter Cazenovia took their lead. They scored four goals and held the Mustangs to a single goal. Penn Yan scored the first goal of the quarter. Maciejewski fed the crease to Bradley Voigt for the goal. Voigt finished the shot behind his back for the first of his two goals. The next four goals were all scored by Cazenovia. Cook scored the first goal on a broken clear with defenseman Joe Colligan stripping the ball on the clear. Four minutes later Henry Mann scored on a drive form behind the cage. Connor Cannizzaro scored the third goal with a drive along GLE to give the Lakers a 5-3 lead. The final goal of the quarter with scored with an outside shot from Cook. Cazenovia led 6-3 going into halftime. The half ended with a penalty and Penn Yan retaining possession to start the next quarter.

In the third both teams scored two goals and Cazenovia kept their three goal lead. The Lakers scored their final goal with a straight drive down the middle from Cannizzaro. Two minutes later Penn Yan scored their first goal in over 14 minutes. During an extra-man set Maciejewski assisted Davison on an outside shot. With 2:07 remaining in the quarter, Cazenovia scored on an outside shot by Cook. The Mustangs scored the last goal of the quarter on an unassisted drive by Maciejewski. He worked down to the crease and took a big step back to finish into the top corner. Cazenovia led 8-5 after three quarters.Penn Yan vs Caz

The final quarter belonged to the Mustangs. They scored their first goal of the quarter on a feed from behind the cage by Maciejewski. He fed Andrew Perl with 10:35 remaining to bring the score within two. With 4:56 remaining they took it within a single goal when Maciejewski fed Voigt from behind the cage. The Lakers spent the quarter taking time off the clock and only took three shots in the entire quarter. Every time they had possession they took minutes off the clock. With 4:02 remaining a stall call was made. They kept the ball in the box with Cannizzaro running behind the cage for nearly three minutes before Penn Yan got the ball back. The Mustangs had two late shots at the goal but could not get a shot off. With 0:04 remaining a missed pass but the ball on the backside of the cage and Cannizzaro picked up the loose ball to run out the clock.

Cazenovia finished big at the face-off draw. Brad Nardella took most of the face-offs and finished 11/15 (73%). Henry Mann took three draws and won them all. Defenseman Joe Colligan finished with a team leading eight ground balls. Cannizzaro finished with five and Cook finished with three. In the cage for the Lakers, Trevor Cross finished with seven saves (50%).

For Penn Yan, defenseman James Burdette finished with a team leading five ground balls. In the cage, Brandon Maciejewski finished with seven saves.

The NYSPHSAA awards a Sportsmanship awards to each team that makes the final four. For Cazenovia, senior defenseman Joe Colligan was named. For Penn Yan, senior attackman Ryan Maciejewski was given the honor.

Cazenovia will play for the State Championship against Bronxville at St. John Fisher College on Saturday starting at 1:00 P.M.

NYS semis - CA and Hamburg

West Genesee 11 - Penfield 6 

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 Penfield
     Record: 13-8
1 2 2 1   6
  West Genesee
     Record: 15-5
4 3 3 1   11
 
 

The book for Penfield: Connor Russell (1g), Anthony Mitchell (1g), Andrew Schoeneck (1g-1a), Brian Wall (1g), Jonathan Spaan (1g-1a), Mitch Standera (1g-1a), Goaltending: Liam Guiton 10s/11ga (48 mins).

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The book for West Genesee:

 

 -- Special  Section Three Champion West Genesee led 10-3 halfway through the third quarter in their 11-6 win over Section Five Champion Penfield. The Wildcats were led in their efforts by senior midfielder Ryan St. Croix who finished WG vs Penfieldwith 6g-1a in the contest.

West Genesee scored five of the first six goals to take the early lead on the Patriots. The Wildcats had two of their opening goals assisted with Teddy Glesner assisting Dan Ginestro and Brady Hoose assisting Glesner. In the second quarter the teams alternated goals with the Wildcats adding the last goal of the half with St. Croix assisting Ginestro on a fast-break goal. The Wildcats led 7-3 going into the second half.

The Section Three powerhouse kept up the pressure in the second half by scoring the first three goals. St. Croix scored all three with only the last being assisted. Ginestro fed the crease to St. Croix with 5:12 remaining during and extra-man situation. West Genesee led 10-3 with 5:12 remaining in the third quarter. Penfield attempted to fight back and scored the next three goals. Face-off midfielder Connor Russell scored the first with an unassisted goal on the ensuing face-off. Russell finished 16/21 (76%). He also led the team in ground balls with 12.WG vs Penfield

The last two Patriot goals were scored by Jonathan Spaan and Mitch Standera. The both assisted the other`s goal. Penfield scored their last goal with 11:24 left in the final quarter. They took eight more shots and Wildcat goalie Matt Koziol came up with four saves and no goals against in the remaining time. West Genesee scored the last goal of the game when Penfield was extended trying to take the ball back with St. Croix scoring nearly uncontested on the crease.

In the cage for West Genesee, Koziol finished the contest with 10 saves (63%). Defenseman Jimmy Cunningham finished with a team leading five ground balls. Koziol finished with four ground balls for the Wildcats. In the cage for Penfield, Liam Guiton also finished with 10 saves.

The NYSPHSAA awards a Sportsmanship awards to each team that makes the final four. For West Genesee, senior defenseman Garrett Cappon was named. For Penfield, senior defenseman Nick Kimmins was given the honor.

West Genesee has previously won fifteen State Championships. Their last appearance in the finals was in 2008, when they beat Syosset 11-7.They will play against Ward Melville at St. John Fisher College on Saturday starting at 4:00 P.M.

 



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