Girls Hockey: Blades Ace SCC South Quarter Final

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Feb 202019

On Monday, Feb. 18, the Blades (Amity, Cheshire, North Haven) girls’ Ice Hockey team hosted the Guilford Indians for the SCC South Quarter Final game in Hamden.

The Blades had a shaky start to the regular season this year, but once they figured things out, they never looked back, and the run for the SCC title is off to a good start.

The Blades took this one 5-3.

In the first period, the Blades came out strong, taking the lead with goals from Haley Cable, assisted by Andrea DelVecchio and DelVecchio netting one, assisted by Cable and Caroline Cadelina.

Then, Guilford’s Madison Epke fought back with a goal for the Indians, assisted by Daniella Vickerman.

Score: 3-1 Blades

Cadelina made the only goal in the second period, assisted by Tess Csejka.

Score: 3-1 Blades

Returning to the ice for the third period, Epke scored for the Indians again, assisted by Vickerman.

Shannon Reilly moved the Blades further ahead with a goal, assisted by DelVecchio. Then, Cadelina scored again.

Guilford’s Vickerman made the final goal, assisted by Audrey Rowen and Olivia Gill.

Final Score: 5-3 Blades

The Goaltenders were busy during this game. The Blades’ Caitlin Ranciato made 24 saves, and Brielle Kendrioski made 20 saves for Guilford.

Blades Advance to the Semi-Final.


Girls Hockey: Csejka Leads Blades To Victory Over Guilford

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Jan 262019

The Blades (Amity/Cheshire/North Haven) girls ice hockey team welcomed Guilford at Hamden on Saturday, Jan. 26 at 2 p.m.

After a season-starting dry spell, the Blades have been playing strong during the past few games and demonstrating all of the crowd-pleasing skills we’d grown accustomed to in past years.

The Blades owned the first period with Tess Csjeka showing them how it’s done. Her first goal was assisted by Andrea DelVecchio; a second was unassisted and the third — Hat Trick — was assisted by Carsyn Rizzuti and Ilana Laynar.

First Period Score – 3-0 Blades

The second period also was dominated by the Blades. Mia Dow scored the first goal, assisted by Nadia DiNatale. Guilford made a move with Daniella Vickerman getting the Indians up on the scoreboard, assisted by Jacquelyn Violette.

DelVecchio scored for the Blades, assisted by Caroline Cadelina, followed by a Haley Cable goal, assisted by Csejka.

Second Period Score – 6-1 Blades

The Blades came out looking sharp in the third period as well. Shannon Reilly got one past the Indian’s goalie, Julia McDonald, assisted by Cable and DelVecchio.

Guilford answered with a goal by Violette, assisted by Vickerman.

Final Score – 7-2 Blades

Saves: Caitlyn Ranciato made 9 stops for the Blades; McDonald made 23 saves for the Indians.


Girls Hockey: Blades Slap Hand In Hamden

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Jan 062019

The Blades Girls Ice Hockey Team (Amity/North Haven/Cheshire} won its second consecutive game of the season on Saturday night in Hamden.

The girls went up against Daniel Hand at 8 p.m., and immediately showed what they were made of.

In the first period, Haley Cable was first to score, assisted by Andrea Delvecchio and Shannon Reilly. Then Caroline Cadelina and Nadia DiNatale each made unassisted goals, pushing the Blades’ lead to 3-0.

Not to be outdone, Hand’s Anna Sather put her team on the scoreboard, assisted by Lindsey Orlando.

First Period Score: Blades 3, Hand 1

When the girls returned to the ice, they still had that fighting spirit, DelVecchio widened the margin with an unassisted goal. Then Sather, assisted by Lucy Brown scored for Hand, bringing the score to 4-2 (Amity).

The third period began with Hand’s Sather getting a hat trick with an unassisted goal.

The Blades answered with Cable’s second goal, assisted by Tess Csejka.

Sather came back for her fourth goal, assisted by Grace Lavin to bring the final score to 5-4 (Blades).

Both of the goalies were kept on their toes in this game. Caiylin Ranciato made 21 saves for the Blades, and Hand’s Megan Hart made 24 saves.

Team Records: Blades 2-7, Hand 0-5.

 Next Up for the Blades: Today, Jan. 6, Girls Ice Hockey vs Masuk-Barlow-Newtown-Lauralton Away at The Rinks at Shelton at 4:30 p.m.


Girls’ Ice Hockey: Blades Fall To Hall/Conard In First Scrimmage of Season

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Dec 062018

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The Amity/North Haven/ Cheshire coop team (known as the Blades) played a scrimmage game against Hall/Conard at Veterans Rink in West Hartford on Wednesday, Dec. 5.

We’ve come to know the Blades as nearly unbeatable in past years, but new season, new team, you can never tell how things will go.

Last night wasn’t their night, they lost to Hall/Conard 5-2.  The good news is that as a scrimmage, it doesn’t reflect on their season record either, and these girls have a long way to go until the end of the season. There are several familiar names still on the roster too.

Here’s how the game went last night.

First Period

Hall/Conard’s Nikki Herz scored the first goal off an assist from Luci Alissi.

Score 1-0 HC

Second Period

Our Blades’ Andrea DelVecchio tied the game off an assist from Shannon Reilly.

HC’s Maya Borden made an unassisted goal. Then, Abby Goncalves scored, assisted by Gracie Cho.

Score 3-1 HC

Third Period

Out of the gate, the Blades’ Meaghan Hogan scored on an assist from Tess Csejka.

HC forged ahead with an unassisted goal by Liv Fernandez, followed by the winning goal by Claire Ittleson, assisted by Nikki Herz.

Final Score 5-2 Hall/Conard

Girls Hockey: Cally Dixon’s Hat Trick Helps Blades Crush Guilford

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Feb 102018

The Blades girls Ice hockey team (Amity/Cheshire/North Haven) hosted the Guilford Indians in Shelton on Thursday, Feb. 8.

The Blades’ Cally Dixon’s Hat Trick helped the Blades defeat Guilford 7-1. Improving their record to 14-4.

First Period

Dixon got things started with a goal for the home team, assisted by Tess Csejka

Melissa Montesi scored next on assists from Csejka and Meaghan Hogan.

Then Nadia DiNatale finished the period with a goal, assisted by Shannon Reilly and Grace Kosh.

Score: 3-0 Blades

Second Period

Dixon scored the first period of this period assisted by Csejka and Megan Spring.

Then Dixon scored her third goal — HAT TRICK! — assisted by Reilly.

Hogan made an unassisted goal, followed by Csejak on an assist from Dixon, then Grace Kosh rounded things up with an unassisted goal.

Score: 6-0 Blades.

Third Period

Things were already looking great for the Blades when Olivia Dittmann added one more point to the tally.

Then, just to keep the Indians from being shut out, Guilford’s Kate Hagness made her team’s first and only goal unassisted.

Final Score: 7-1 Blades

The Blades outshot the Indians 22-16


Blades — Andrea DelVecchio 15, Guilford — Brielle Kendrioski 8, Morgan Mancuso 7