The home team took an early lead in the first quarter (2-1), but Branford pulled ahead with 2 goals in the second (3-2).
Amity tied things up in the third quarter (3-3) and each team scored 1 goal in the fourth (4-4) forcing the game into overtime.
Both teams battled for the win, but in the end the Spartans were stung by the Hornets when the visitors scored 1 final goal, taking a 5-4 victory.
Branford 1-2-0-1-1 = 5
Amity 2-0-1-1-0 = 4
Amity: Mike Cavanagh hit in 2 goals, Mark DellaTorre 1 goal and 1 assist, Adam Cusano 1 goal, Sam King had 1 assist.
Branford: Brian Nichols made 2 goals, Robert Lionetti, John Duffy, and Bradley Valalik each made 1 goal.
Branford outshot Amity 42 – 21
Amity goalie Matt Perrotti made 14 saves; Zach Degoursey made 10 saves for Branford.
Records: Amity 4-6; Branford 5-6.