Everyone played fast and hard in the first period, determined to get the first goal. That advantage went to Sheehan at 4:03 when Anthony DeBalio (6), shot one past Amity’s Brendan Smith (30), assisted by Luke Festa (13). and. James Stratton (24).
End of the first period Sheehan 1-0.
After returning to the ice, the Trojans did what they had to do, and just 2:47 into the second period, Anthony Romano (3) scored off an assist from Joe Romano (2).
Amity came on strong and Niko Touranis (26) put the Spartans on the board at 6:14.
The Trojans would have none of that, and within 1:30 Sheehan’s Luke Festa (13). pulled his team even further ahead with a goal off an assist from A. Romano (3).
End of the second period Sheehan 3, Amity 1
The final period was do-or-die, could Amity tie the game? After 13:31 of fierce gameplay, it appeared that it was all over, and then, suddenly, out of nowhere, Amity’s Jason Dittmann (21) shot one past the Trojan’s Goalie with just 1:30 remaining.
The celebration didn’t last too long because one second later with 1:29 left on the clock, Sheehan’s Joe Romano (2), assisted by Brandon Hiliash (18) slammed one into an empty net sealing their victory.
Sheehan 4, Amity 2
Records: Sheehan (4-0), Amity (2-2).
The Spartans get a couple of days off, before taking on North Branford at HOME Edward Bennett Rink in West Haven on Saturday at 3 p.m.