Weekend Wrap: Spencerport takes two, Kaiser paces Fairport with four points

FRIDAY

SPENCERPORT (12-2) 8
SARANAC LAKE (VII) 5
Spencerport’s Ryan Plouffe and Mark Neu both recorded hat tricks and combined for nine points to down Saranac Lake. Joey Cuzzupoli opened scoring for Spencerport three minutes in and was followed shortly after by a Plouffe power-play tally. Carter Sturgeon tied the game on consecutive power-play goals. 46 seconds remaining in the first period, Neu gave the Rangers a lead it wouldn’t surrender. The senior would be the only player to score in the second, pushing the lead to 4-2. Plouffe netted his final two goals in the third period while Neu added his third on an unassisted effort. AJ Giannavola topped off scoring for Spencerport in the final minute of play. Neu finished with two assists and Plouffe with one. Luc Fedele, Jason Uebelacker and Andrew Simoncelli contributed two assists apiece for the Rangers. Rachel Brase stopped 30-of-35 shots in the victory. For Saranac Lake, Darrah collected two goals on dishes from Sturgeon in the final period.

WEBSTER THOMAS (12-1-1) 2
PENFIELD (8-4-3) 2
After being down 2-0 for the majority of the game, Penfield scored late in the third period to force overtime and an eventual tie with Webster Thomas. Cullen Hennessey scored his team leading ninth goal of the season 40 seconds into the game to give the Titans a 1-0 lead. On touches from Will Fisher and Kevin Gabalski, Liam Forsyth eventually made it 2-0 before the end of the first period. Nine minutes into the third, Jake Fox sparked the Patriots with a power-play tally to cut the deficit in half.  With an assist on the Fox tally, Nathan Sobko tied the game four minutes later on an pass from Owen Fox. Connelly Springer made 29 saves for Webster Thomas while Brandon Holmes recorded 16. Zack Wolfe and Cade Spencer recorded an assist apiece for Webster Thomas.

AQUINAS INSTITUTE (1-13) 4
CANANDAIGUA (13-2-1) 8
Six players recorded multiple points for Canandaigua as the team extended its winning streak to 10 games. Sam Werth and Lucas Schwartz gave Canandaigua the 2-0 lead in the first period. Carter McWilliams, Dominick Spychalski and Reilly Joseph each scored once in the second and third period to maintain the Braves’ lead. Matt McMullen and Michael Cichetti registered three assists apiece while McWilliams added two for Canandaigua. Anthony Holtz, Oliver Harvieux and Parker Boyce each added an assist as well. Aquinas split its four goals between the final two periods. Christian Mangone accounted for two of them while Anthony Terrana and Kevin Howse each added one. Blake Greene and Connor Mangone each finished with two assists. Christian Mangone and Howse both contributed one for Aquinas.

HILTON (4-9-2) 1
VICTOR (13-1) 9
Eleven players registered points to lead Victor to its sixth straight victory. After the lone goal from Ben Weingart in the first period, the Blue Devils exploded for five tallies in the second. Jack McCandless started the second with an unassisted, short-handed mark to double Victor’s lead. Later in the period, Colin McNamara, Tristan Sulecki, Sam Bresson and Cal Lambert all found the back of the net within four minutes to push the score to 6-1. In the third, Sam Moore, Liam Erwin and McNamara each added one apiece to settle the score at 9-1. Peiter Bartelse saved 10-of-11 shots thrown at him through two periods. Dave Bruinix entered at the start of the third and closed out the win with 11 saves. Alex Parton (3), Steven Armstrong (2) and Andrew Haugh (1) contributed assists for the Blue Devils as well. John Zajac provided Hilton’s only goal in the middle of Victor’s scoring outburst in the second. Ethan DeGrandis and Rylan Searly earned assists on the play.

SATURDAY

SPENCERPORT (13-2) 6
SARANAC LAKE (VII) 3
Three Rangers combined for 12 points to lead Spencerport to its sixth straight victory and its second win over Saranac Lake in as many days. Luc Fedele, AJ Giannavola and Jason Uebelacker each registered four points apiece which totaled to four goals and eight assists. Uebelacker accounted for half of the assists while Giannavola and Fedele split the goals. The two have combined for 48 goals this year with 29 and 19, respectively. The other goal scorers for Spencerport, Joey Cuzzupoli and Mark Neu, opened scoring and capped it off with tallies in the first and third. After being shutout in the first, Saranac Lake outscored Spencerport 2-1 in the second period to cut the score to 4-2. Brendan Bullock and Dylan Amell accounted for the offense in the second while Tyler Hinckley added a tally in the third. Ryan Plouffe and Andrew Simoncelli recorded an assist apiece for the Rangers as well.

IRONDEQUOIT (10-5) 6
NOTRE DAME BATAVIA (7-6-1) 3
Irondequoit used four consecutive goals to jump out to an early lead and hold on for its fifth straight win. Jack Gramlich and Jordan Flynn netted their 12th and 11th goals of the season in the first period. In the second, Josh Seymour added the third tally on the power-play and Colton Mantha made it 4-0 on a dish from Seymour, three minutes later. Gramlich and Mantha found the back of the net again in the third period to cancel out Notre Dame Batavia’s two tallies from Jedidiah Reese. Maxwell Hutchins was the only other player to score for the Fighting Irish on assists from Alexander Totten and Reese. Matthew McCulloch (3), Jack Feola (2), Seymour (2), Eli Velepec (1), Tucker Velepec (1) and Gramlich (1) all added assists in the winning effort. Vaughn Letta stopped 20-of-23 shots for his sixth win of the season. Alexander Hunt turned away 19-of-25 shots for Fighting Irish.

FAIRPORT (11-3) 5
BALDWINSVILLE (III) 3
Fairport converted 3-of-4 power-play opportunities in the second period to take a lead from Baldwinsville it wouldn’t surrender. Entering the second period down by one, Sam Hoyen, Caleb Kaiser and Travis Knicley each found the back of the net on the man-advantage. Aside from assisting on two of the goals, Colin Herington contributed a goal of his own at even-strength. Jake Mueller added a late goal in the third to push the lead to two. Kaiser (3), Nick Krug (2), Matt Krug (1), Hoyen (1) and Knicley (1) all earned assists for the Red Raiders. For Baldwinsville, Matt Carner scored the game’s first tally on the power-play and Luke Hoskin added its second, short-handed. Brett Collier added a single goal in the third to round out scoring for the Bees. Brad O’Neill made 26 saves and Alexander Pompo picked up two assists in the loss.

BROCKPORT (5-9-1) 2
BRIGHTON/HFL/ER (6-5-2) 2
With a 0-0 score entering the third period, the two sides exchanged leads and remained tied at two through overtime. Peter Burslem gave the Barons the initial lead on the power-play. Brockport tied the game and took the lead with goals from Jeremiah Rausch and Evan Bovee coming a minute apart. With less than three minutes left in regulation, Burslem used the man-advantage to register his second goal of the night and send the game to overtime. Joseph Volpe made 24 stops for Brockport while Madeline Eaton turned away 27 shots for the Barons.

GENESEE (5-8-1) 2
CHURCHVILLE-CHILI (9-5-0) 5
Churchville-Chili used five different goal scorers for its second win in five games. Dylan Clark notched his sixth goal of the year and Jon Bunk contributed his first to put the Saints up 2-0 in the first. Genesee’s Zack Eschberger registered two goals in the second, but Nick Bowen’s and Luke Molnar’s tallies kept Churchville up by two. In the final minute of regulation, Cade Costanzo scored on the power-play to settle the lead at three. Ethan Breton made 23 saves on 25 shots to pick up the win. Mitchell Marsh (2), Colin Hess (1), Michael Latone (1), Keegan Metcalfe (1), Breton (1), Molnar (1) and Costanzo all recorded assists for the Saints. For Genesee, Cooper Hamilton, Vincent DiRisio and Gavin Shrader all earned an assist on Eschberger’s goals in the second. Ian Kemp was tested with 33 shots and stopped 28 of them for the Ice Devils.

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