Monday, November 8, 2010

Sectionals - Day 3

The 18U Saints played in the semifinal game versus West Seneca and advanced to the finals with a 4-1 win.  Goals were scored by James Randaccio, Matt Benedict, Lucas Walsh and Kevin Kirisits.  Brandond Mueller stopped 14 for the win.

In the nightcap, the Saints took on cross town rival, the Buffalo Regals.  The Regals came out on top of this one with a 4-3 victory.  Ryan Stayner, Matt Benedict, and Nick Smith scored for the Saints.  Peter Dudek stopped 32 in the loss.  Both teams played well, and both will advance to states in March.

Sunday, November 7, 2010

Sectionals Day 2

The 18U team managed a tie with Amherst to advance to teh semifinals of the sectional tournament.  Charlie Stein, Kevin Kirisits and Avery Coppins all scored while Peter Dudek stopped 38.

Sectionals - Day 1

The 18U team is off to a strong start at sectionals.  In the first game, the 18U defeated Wheatfield 9-2.  Although it took some time to get going, the Saints scored 6 goals in the third period.  Goals were scored by Ryan Stayner (2), James Randaccio (2), Avery Coppins (2), Sean Malone, Patrick Thompson, and Kevin Kirisits.  Peter Dudek picked up the win making 18 saves.

The second game of the night featured a matchup with the Buffalo Regals 18U.  As expected it was a tight checking game with both teams playing great defense.  The score ended 1-1 with James Randaccio scoring the lone Saints goal.  Brandon Mueller made 24 saves in the game.

The 18U plays Amherst at 1:00 on Sunday.  The winner of the game will advance to the crossover round on Monday.

The 16U started the weekend playing Wheatfield and falling 6-0.  They rebounded in game 2 of the day tying West Seneca 4-4.  Mike Ederer scored 3 goals, and Luke Yerkovich scored one.  Max Rosenthal made 20 saves in the game.

The 16U plays Amherst at 2:00 and the Regals at 8:00 on Sunday.