On Saturday, March 8, Amity lost to Branford in a hard fought battle. They are #2 in SCC Division II.
A quick run-down of Saturday’s game:
Branford was first on the board with an unassisted goal by Tyler Hackett at 5:08 followed by a second goal at 11:36 by Tyler Criscuolo, assisted by Hackett.
At two points behind, Amity came out with a vengeance, playing hard and finally Kevin Ryan (9), assisted by Brett McNeil (8) and Dalton Luciani (28) at 10:16.
Not wanting to fall behind, Branford’s Anthony Pascale, assisted by Cooper Bunton and Jason Vitale, got one in past Amity goalkeeper Brian Mosher (30) at 12:24.
The third period brought another goal by Ryan, again assisted by McNeil and Luciani at 3:10.
Five and a half minutes later Vitale, assisted by Hackett scored Branford’s fourth goal at 8:49.
In less than a minute Amity answered with Ryan getting a Hat Trick with an assist by Adam Shea.
Amity had a couple of missed opportunities, a goal that didn’t count from beyond the blue line and another that went in seconds after the buzzer sounded.
Branford won the SCC Title, but Amity still earned the opportunity to play in the state tournament.