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.


Blades Defeat Hand in SCC South Quarter Final

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Feb 202018

The Blades Girls Ice Hockey team (Amity/Cheshire/North Haven) defeated the Daniel Hand Tigers 3-2 in the SCC South Division quarter-final matchup at the Rinks of Shelton on Monday, Feb. 19.

First Period

The Blades’ Shannon Reilly got things started with an unassisted goal.

Hand tied things up with Jacqueline Sandor’s goal, assisted by Clara Halloran.

Cally Dixon shot one in on an assist from Meghan Hogan, pulling the Blades ahead by one.

Not to be left behind, Anna Sather scored for the Tigers, assisted by Lily D’Ancicco.

End of period score 2-2

Second Period

Goalies Juliana Daddio (Blades) and Carina Mancini (Hand) prevented anything from passing by them.

Third Period

Tess Csejka, on an assist from Melissa Montesi, scored the game-winning goal.

Final Score: Blades 3, Hand 2

Saves: Blades- Juliana Daddio 15; Hand – Carina Mancini 31

Congratulations Girls, Keep up the good work!

Girls’ Hockey: Blades Win Another One, This Time Against Hand

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Feb 142018

The Blades (Amity/Cheshire/North Haven) girls’ Ice Hockey team (16-4) was on the road on Tuesday, Feb. 13 at the Northford Rinks for a game against the Daniel Hand Tigers.

The Blades got a quick jump on the game and retained their lead through all three periods.

First Period

Blades’ Megan Spring scored the first goal of the game assisted by Melissa Montesi

Montesi scored, assisted by Cally Dixon and Andrea DelVecchio

Then Hand’s Jacqueline Sandor shot one in, unassisted, and put her team on the scoreboard.

Score: 2-1 Blades

Second Period

Grace Kosh pulled the Blades further ahead with an unassisted goal.

Hand’s Anna Sather answered with a goal for the Tigers, assisted by Grace Lavin

Score: 3-2

Third Period

Tess Csjeka opened the third period, scoring on assists from Montesi and Spring.

Spring made her second goal of the game unassisted.

Hand’s Sandor made her second unassisted goal bringing the final score to 5-3 (Blades Win!)