Saturday: NYS Quarters: Clean Sweep for Section Five

There were several delays for lightning, but in the end all three Section Five teams won their games and will now advance to the NYS semi final round, which will take place at St. John Fisher College on Wednesday. Pittsford had the closest game of day, beating Orchard Park 16-12. Penn Yan won their game with previously undefeated Akron in running time, finishing up 20-8 and Victor won their game against Hamburg 20-9.

The NYS brackets are available on the NYSPHSAA web site: Class A - Class B - Class C.

Wednesday 5-27-15

Penn Yan vs Akron

Penn Yan 20 - Akron 8 

1st 2nd 3rd 4th OT Final
 Penn Yan
     Record: 15-4
4 9 5 2   20
     Record: 19-1
1 4 0 3   8

The book for Penn Yan: Ben Covert (1g-1a), Sean Emerson (3g-4a), Austin Fingar (7g-1a), Conner Fingar (2g), Craig Gerhardt (5g-4a), Casey Marsh (1g-1a), Tate Stewart (1g-1a), Goaltending: Gage Ponsetti 8s/8ga = 50% (48 mins).

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Penn Yan vs Akron

--  SPORTSFIVE REPORT: Penn Yan took the game into running time in the third quarter on their way to a 20-8 win over previously undefeated Akron (Section VI). The Mustangs scored the first four goals of the game and led throughout the contest. A short lightning delay in the opening quarter stopped play with Penn Yan leading 1-0. Junior midfielder Austin Fingar dominated the game finishing with 7g-1a. He also led his team with 12 ground balls. Penn Yan vs AkronDefenseman Scott Fingar finished with another 4 ground balls and 1 take. Attackman Sean Emerson and defenseman Tanner Irwin had two takes each. Between the pipes, Gage Ponsetti played the entire contest and finished at 50% with eight saves.

Akron had seven players make their offensive scorebook. Attackman Larson Sundown and midfielder Geffery Besser finished with three points each: Sundown (2g-1a) and Besser (1g-2a). Midfielder Owen Hill led his team with six ground balls. Chanunce Hill and Sundown had five ground balls each. Defenseman Jared Siska had three takes for the Tigers. Long stick Chanunce Hill finished 4/4 at the face off draw. In the cage for the Tigers, Frank Uebelhoer played 38 minutes and recorded two saves. Kingsley Jonathan played nine minutes with three recorded saves.

The Mustangs will continue on to play Cazenovia (Section 3) at 3:30 on Wednesday at St. John Fisher.

Victor vs Hamburg

Victor 20 - Hamburg 9 

1st 2nd 3rd 4th OT Final
     Record: 20-0
8 9 1 2   20
     Record: 14-6
1 2 2 4   9

The book for Victor: Dan Barrow (2g-1a), Drew Collins (4g), Erik Dash (1g), Alec DeCarlo (1g), Mike DeMarco (2g), Alex deNormand (1g), T.D. Ierlan (2g), Austin Jobson (1g), Max Lambert (2g-2a), Ryan Maloney (1g-3a), Nick Montemorano (1a), Kyle O`Dea (1a), Jamie Trimboli (3g-3a), Goaltending: Chayse Ierlan 2s/3ga (24 mins), Brennan Mackey 2s/2ga = 50% (12 mins), Connor Solomon 1s/1ga = 50% (5 mins), Justin Young 1s/3ga (7 mins).

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Victor vs Hamburg

--  SPORTSFIVE REPORT:  Victor took the game into running time to start the third quarter on their way to a 20-8 win over Hamburg. The Bulldogs came back in the fourth quarter after the Blue Devils pulled their starters. Victor played four different goalies during the game. Starting goalie Chayse Ierlan played the opening half and had 2 recorded saves and 3 goals against. Brennan Mackey played the third quarter with 2s/2ga. Justin Young (1s/3ga) and Connor Solomon (1s/1ga) split the fourth quarter.

Thirteen players for Victor made their offensive scorebook and 25 players recorded at least one statistic. Jamie Trimboli finished with 3g-3a and was a part of the first four goals for the Blue Devils. Attackman Drew Collins finished with 4g. Face off midfielder TD Ierlan had an impressive day at 91%. Ierlan only lost two draws (both technical fouls that were caused by others). He also led his team in ground balls with 12. Midfielders Mike DeMarco and Michael Matheson added four more ground balls each.

Attackmen Jim Duffy (2g-1a) and Andrew Rettig (3g) led in scoring for the Bulldogs. Midfielder Brendan Ryan led in ground balls with four. He also finished with two takes. Between the pipes, Jordan Kuss recorded eight saves.

Victor moves on to the State Quarter Finals on Wednesday at St. John Fisher. The Section III vs IV match (JD vs. Vestal) was postponed due to weather and will be played Sunday.

Pittsford vs OP

Pittsford 16 - Orchard Park 12 

1st 2nd 3rd 4th OT Final
     Record: 19-1
5 6 4 1   16
  Orchard Park
     Record: 14-5
2 4 5 1   12

The book for Pittsford: Colby Barker (4g-2a), Jared Conners (1g), James Felix (1a), John Galbraith (1a), Jack Kaufman (4g), Jake Leve (1a), Matt Malone (3a), Jonathan Perotto (6g-3a), Owen Smith (1g), Goaltending: Alec Starr 7s/7ga = 50% (33 mins), Kevin Maguire 2s/5ga (15 mins).

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Pittsford vs OP

--  SPORTSFIVE REPORT: Pittsford took the early 5-2 lead after the first quarter on their way to a 16-12 win over Orchard Park (Section 6). The Panther`s Jonathan Perotto finished with 6g-3a to lead his team. Colby Barker added 4g-2a and Jack Kaufman added 4g. Orchard Park senior midfielder Kevin Goltz finished with 6g to lead the Quakers. Attackmen Jack Crowley added 4a and Kevin McParlane added 3g.

Pittsford vs OPPittsford`s Perotto scored the opening goal less than one minute into the game with an assist from Barker. The Quakers came back to tie the game 0:29 later with a sweep across the top by Goltz. Goltz and Daniel Krikausky scored eight of the 12 goals for Orchard Park and a majority of them with sweeps across the top of the restraining line. Pittsford scored three goals back to back to take an early 4-1 lead. Owen Smith scored his lone goal with an inside dodge. Four minutes later Brandon Barker set a pick for his brother Colby who scored, unassisted, from near the top of the restraining line. The third goal came with Jake Leve driving from behind the cage and passing across to Jack Kaufman after the slide. Kaufman finished with 4g. Orchard Park finished the contest with four man-up goals and scored their first in the opening quarter with McParlane scoring off a feed from Crowley. The Panthers scored the final goal with an unassisted drive by Perotto with 0:06 remaining in the opening quarter. Pittsford led 5-2 after the half.

Pittsford vs OPThe second quarter was a high scoring quarter with 10 goals (Pittsford 6-4). Kritkausy scored his second with another sweep across the top. McParlane scored an unassisted goal after picking up saved shot on the crease and scoring off the loose ball. The Quakers had the game within one with 10:16 remaining in the half. C. Barker scored another with an outside shot to keep the Panthers in the lead. The teams alternated scoring before Pittsford scored back to back goals to take a three goal lead. The Panthers kept up their scoring with another three goal run after the Quakers scored. Pittsford scored five of the last six goals of the half to lead 11-6 at halftime.

The third quarter started with Orchard Park looking to keep themselves in the contest. The Quakers scored three straight goals with a Broken Clear goal from McParlane (assisted by Crowley) and two man-up goals. Patrick Hylkema scored unassisted and Goltz scored with an assist from Crowley. Crowley's assist came from being the cage and Hylkema's goal came from an interception.

Pittsford vs OPThe teams continued to alternate with Pittsford holding a three goal lead. Orchard Park added another man-up goal and Pittsford scored their only man-up goal of the game with an outside shot from Perotto (assisted by C. Barker). Pittsford scored the last two goals of the quarter to take a 15-11 lead. Perotto and long stick Jared Connors scored the last two for the Panthers. Connors finished with a team leading four ground balls and three takes.

In the fourth quarter each team added a single goal and the Panthers held the ball for the last four minutes. There were multiple penalties to end the game. Barker and Perotto hooked up for the final Panther goal and Goltz and McParlane scored for the Quakers. Face off midfielder Ronald Shul finished at 61% for the Quakers. He also led his team with nine ground balls. McParlane added four and defensemen Joshua Dahl and Griffin Loughran added three each. In the cage for Orchard Park Travis McNichols recorded six saves.

Joining Connors with ground balls for the Panthers were Ryan Fairbrother (3) and Zac Cooley (3). In the cage for the Panthers, Kevin Maguire played the first 15 minutes and recorded two saves. Alec Starr came in during the second quarter and finished the contest. He finished at 50% and recorded seven saves. The Panthers move on to play West Genesee (Section 3) at 5:30 on Wednesday at St. John Fisher.