The Eagles got a jump on the Blades with an unassisted goal by Sara Rumley. Score 1-0.
The Blades Andrea DelVecchio tied the score with an unassisted goal of her own. Then the Eagles took the lead with a goal by Merideth Mack, assisted by Sara Rumley. Score 2-1 Eagles.
After the Zamboni smoothed the ice, the Blades came back to the rink determined to claim the lead. Tess Csejka tied the score at 2 on an assist from Nadia DiNatale. Then, Cally Dixon shot one in assisted by Melissa Montesi and Csejka, followed by Shannon Reilly’s goal assisted by DelVecchio.
The Eagles fought hard to at least tie the game, and came close when Shannon Rumley got one past Blades goalie Juliana Daddio assisted by Victoria Amaral and Madison Blazejowski, but it wasn’t enough. The Blades won 4-3.
Daddio made 21 saves in this contest.
Records: Blades 12-3, Eagles 1-12
Next Up: Senior Night at the Rinks at Shelton vs Simsbury (4-8) Saturday, Jan. 27 at 7 p.m.