| Thursday: Goin' Down to the Wire || May 12, 2005 - Rush-Henrietta wins in overtime, Fairport's comes back
in the second half to beat Pittsford and Penfield remains
Yan scored five goals in the first and nine more
in the second quarter on the way to a 18-0 shutout at
Pal-Mac. The Mustangs won 17 of 20 face offs and out shot
the Raiders 50-5.
"Penn Yan was awesome in every facet of the game.
They definitely showed us why they're a state power,"
complimented Pal-Mac Head Coach Enzo Falso.
Nine different players scored for the Mustangs including
Steven Carlson (2g-1a), Dan McGuffie (5g-5a), sophomore
middie Dan Wolf (2g-1a), Dan Mesler (2g), Jon Van Houten
(1g-5a) and Ben Odell (3g). Kyle Jensen, Michael Manley
and Mark Kratochvil each added a goal. R.J. Wickham made
2 saves and Adam Galusha made 1 save for Penn Yan (10-6).
Ben Dlugosh made 17 saves for Pal-Mac (8-9).
Pittsford visited Fairport and it was
a game of two halves. Pittsford scored three goals in
the first quarter, allowed only one goal from Fairport
in the first half and
took the half time break up 3-1. In the third quarter,
the Red Raiders shut out the Panthers while scoring seven
of their own to lead after three quarters, 8-3. Pittsford
scored the only two goals of the last quarter and the
game ended with Fairport the winner 8-5.
Pittsford dominated the offensive end of the field in
the first quarter. Mike Peacock scored first on a drive
from the font of the cage at 8:53. Thirty seconds later
Justin Rand scored on a drive from behind the cage and
at 0:59, Peacock scored again, this time in man up on
a feed form Jamie Moran. Pittsford led 3-0 at the end
of the quarter.
Ryan Lowe scored an unassisted goal at 9:44 for Fairport
and it was the only goal of the quarter. Pittsford led
at the half, 3-1.
Whatever Mike Torrelli and the rest of the Fairport team
said at halftime seemed to work as Anthony DiMarsico scored
just 13 seconds into the third quarter on a feed from
Chris Lindner. DiMarsico scored again at 9:13 to tie the
score. Lowe scored two unassisted goals, the first at
7:57 and the second at 6:23. Mike Danylyshyn scored at
4:07 with an assist from Pat Reilly. Lowe scored the fourth
goal of the game (unassisted) at 3:01. All four goals
came from drives from out front. Reilly scored Fairport's
seventh goal of the quarter, which would become the last
goal for the Red Raiders (assisted by Lowe). All seven
goals were scored in ten and a half minutes.
Pittsford came back in the last quarter, controlling more
offensive ball time and keeping Fairport away from the
goal. Moran scored for Pittsford at 4:59 with an assist
from Rand and Peacock scored the last goal of the game
at 2:15 (assisted by Dylan Bittlingmaier).
Great defense was played at both ends of the field, led
by excellent goalie performances by Fairport's Geoff Mayor
and Pittsford's Chris Jacobs.
In another Finger Lakes shutout, Victor
was the winner over visiting Midlakes, 12-0 after a 6-0
first quarter and 11-0 at the half. Eight different players
made the scorebook for Victor including Cory Benulis (4g-5a),
Jason Houtenbrink (1g-2a),
Tom Rogemoser (2g) and Mike O'Hare (1g-1a). Also scoring
were Trevor Topian (1g-1a) and Erick Rogemoser, Eric Willman
and Stephen Personale who each added 1g for the Blue Devils.
Matt Schmelzlen (2 saves) and Max Wade (1 save) split
time in the goal for Victor (9-6).
Brendan Hennessy recorded 12 saves for Midlakes (1-14).
Gates Chili was the 8-6 winner over the
Thunder in MC-2 division play at Greece. Sophomore attackman
Andy Hilton scored the game winner with 7 minutes to go
on a nice pass from Dave Street who ended the game with
4a. Ricky Tator and Hilton each scored 2g-1a, Andy McEntee
scored 2g and Kyle Beikirch added 1g. Chaz Giehl scored
1g and won 10 of 14 face offs for Gates. Dave Bellaivia
had 11 saves for the Spartans (4-11).
The scoring for Greece came from Matthew Machucki (3g-1a),
Dave Rodriguez (1g-2a) and Mike Kemp (2g) while Kevin
Peterson and Cody List each added an assist. Orlando Villegas
made 12 saves for the Thunder (3-11).
It was Honeoye Falls-Lima again in the
winner circle with a 13-2 league win over Churchville-Chili
as the Cougars used six players on the scorebook. David
Uzialko (5g-1a), Mike Cintineo (5g-3a) and Jeff Price
(2g-2a) led the way, while Connor Burgasser scored 1g
and Cade Norris and John Cintineo added assists. Mike
Brisbane (7 saves) and Will Fargo (1 save) shared goal
time for the Cougars (14-1). The Saints drop to 5-8. No
report from Churchville-Chili.
Penfield took a 2-1 first quarter lead
and improved to finished the first half up 5-2 on their
way to a 10-6 win over host Irondequoit under the new
lights Thursday night. Penfield's defensive unit that
included Luke Prattico, Matt Darneider, and goalie Brian
Dell (14 saves) played an important role in the win. LSM
Evander Wilson had ten ground balls for the Patriots who
have lost only one regular season game in the last two
Penfield's points came from Mike Thon (2g-1a), Tim Pfeffer
(3g-2a ) and Trevor Rice (2g-1a). Mike Arvan Jason Knerr
each added 1g while Kelly McKenna scored 1g-2a. Brian
Dell made 11 saves for the Patriots (14-0).
Scoring for the Eagles were Mickey Haight (2g) and Joe
Parker (1g-2a) while Derek Pino, Aaron Bottazzo and Kevin
Coholan each added 1g and Kyle Byron added 1a. Zach Nash
(14 saves) and Dylan Crary (2 saves) shared time in the
goal for Irondequoit (9-7).
Rush Henrietta was the 12-11 winner in overtime as they
beat host Webster Thoams on Thursday afternoon. R-H was
the leader after one quarter, 3-2 and led at the half
7-6. Dom Scalzo tied the game for Thomas with 0:48 left
left in regulation and Tony Henriquez scored the game
winner at 1:47 in the second overtime period.
Thomas opened the scoring with Dom Scalzo scoring an unassisted
goal at 10:46. Kevin Kemp added the second of the quarter
at 8:59 to give Thomas the early 2-0 lead. R-H came back
as senior middie John Gause scored (unassisted) at 6:03
attackman Brain McShea scored at 2:12 (assisted by Matt
Moran). McShea scored again with 1:29 remaining to give
R-H its' first lead at 3-2 to end the quarter.
Thomas scored early in the second quarter when Scalzo
hit at 11:38 with an assist from Max Gurowski. The Titans
scored again at 10:02. This time it was Alan Luwish with
an assist from Kemp. Thomas took the brief lead before
junior middie Tony Henriquez scored on an assist from
Phil Gordon at 6:20 tying the score at four. R-H went
on a two goal spurt with goals from McShea with an assist
from Sam Hillmon and from sophomore middie Justin Rose
(unassisted) at 5:22 in the half. Thomas responded at
4:59 when Kemp scored (assisted by Brendan Rothfuss).
RH countered 29 seconds later when Moran scored on a feed
from Rose. Thomas ended the half with a goal from Kemp
at :02 on a pass from defenseman Mark Schuber. RH lead
7-6 at the half.
The Royal Comets scored first in the third when Hillmon
scored unassisted at 11:19. Thomas' Nick Berkamps scored
on a feed from Scalzo at 7:30 to get the Titans back to
within one. Thomas added their second goal of the quarter
at 1:35 when Luwish scored on an assist from Rothfuss.
This tied the score at eight going into the fourth quarter.
R-H continued to have success on face-offs as junior middie
Tony Henriquez (14/20) and sophomore Justin Rose (5/5)
controlled things early. Rose started the scoring for
the Royal Comets in the fourth at 11:25. Henriquez scored
his second of the game at 9:45 (assisted by Moran). McShea
got back in the scoring column at 7:18 to give RH its'
biggest lead of three at 11-8. Thomas struck back when
Kurt DetWiller scored unassisted at 6:08 to cut the lead
back to two. Luwish added his third goal of the game at
3:42 to make it a one goal game. Scalzo chipped in with
his third and biggest goal of the game with 48 seconds
remaining to tie the game at 11 at the end of regulation.
The first overtime saw RH continue to have success on
face-offs and controlled the ball while getting good scoring
looks, but Thomas goalie Steven Hondorf made some great
saves to keep the game alive. Thomas was able to make
a clear late in the first overtime and it appeared that
Scalzo would break free for a one on one with sophomore
goalie Matt McShea, when McShea came out of net to break
up the pass.
RH gained control of the ball in the second OT and patiently
worked the ball for good shots. Once again Hondorf made
key saves during the flourish. With under two minutes
in the second over time period Matt Moran drove from behind
the goal and found junior middie Tony Henriquez on the
right side where he caught the pass and face dodged his
defender to get a one on one with Hondorf. Henriquez fired
a shot at 1:47 into the upper right corner giving R-H
the 12-11 overtime win.
Brian McShea lead R-H with 4g, Henriquez added 3g-1a,
Rose scored 2g-2a. Moran scored 1g-4a for the Royal Comets
Thomas was lead by Scalzo, Kemp and Luwish who each scored
After the game Coach Mike Gottko commented: "This
win is a huge lift for our program. We have been in some
tight games over the last week and finally being able
to come out with a hard fought victory gives our kids
something to feel good about. Both teams played hard and
didn't give an inch."
Thomas moves to 5-9. No report
On Senior night, Waterloo beat Mynderse
14-4 at home as twelve seniors were recognized in a pre-game
ceremony. Scoring for the Indians (12-6), were Shawn Dunphy
(1g), Gordy Lahr (2g-1a), Winston Boyd (4g-2a), TJ Radka
(4g-1a) and Josh Mateo (1g-2a). Also scoring were Andy
Riegel and Jason Johnson with 1g each and Matt Kaiser
with 2a and Bill Jolly with 1a. Pat DeBolt had 6 saves
and Matt Lilly had 1 save for Waterloo, who will be waiting
until Sectionals for their next game.
Hilton came out strong taking a 4-0 lead
and continued to lead throughout the game as they won
10-5 over visiting Eastridge. The game featured a well
executed defensive game by senior Matt Faulks, freshman
Matt Davidson, junior Jeff Bird and sophomore Eli Towner
and Pat Noble. Sophomore goalies Aaron Donahey recorded
18 saves for the Cadets.
Mitch Ritchie (3g-2a) and Tyler Stiles (2g) led the scoring
for Hilton. Cory Blackburn, Brett Bridges and Joe Schlonski
each added 1g-1a while Jay Clifford and Mike Crumlish
each added an assist for the Cadets (5-9). Eastridge drops
to 4-10. No report from Eastridge.
It was Brighton over host Spencerport
14-7 as Mike Ryerson scored 6g-1a and James Ryan added
2g-5a for Brighton (12-2) who led 5-1 after the first
quarter and 10-2 at the half.
Scoring for Spencerport (6-8) were Rob Stojanov with 4g-1a,
Pat Decker with 3g and Tyler Hintz and Andy Morgan each
with 2a. No report from Brighton.
Canandaigua won a Finger Lakes game against
visiting Newark with a 17-6 score. Dan Groot (4g-4a),
Kyle Wakefield (3g) and Tyler Emory (3g-3a) led the Braves'
scoring along with Bryan Hadsell (3a) and AJ Groot (1a)
while Aaron Manzer, Nick Boylan and Eric Klein who each
added a goal for Canandaigua (14-1).
Newark's scoring came from Dan Mizro and Kyle Burm with
2g each and Alex Quku (1g-2a), Greg MacBride (2a) and
Jason Johnson (1g ). Josh Putman (up from Junior Varsity)
made 8 saves in his first varsity game for the Reds (2-15).
Score only from Canandaigua.