This was a spirited game with a lot of action, but in the end the Sharks chomped the Blades 7-5.
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Blades 3 2 0 5
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The first period started off a bit shaky with West Haven’s Brooke McNabola making the first goal of the game on an assist from Jenna Hunt. McNabola struck again, bringing the score to 2-0.
Then it was the Blades’ Turn to show what they had. Haley Cable scored, assisted by Nadia DiNatale. Tess Csejka tied the game with an unassisted goal. Then Cable and DiNatale pulled the Blades into a 3-2 lead.
In the second period McNabola wasted no time in getting a hat trick off an assist from Taylor Nowak. Then it was Jenna Hunt’s turn with an unassisted goal, followed by Jianna Cohrs pulling the Sharks into a 5-3 lead.
Tess Csejka made her second unassisted goal and then Sammy Drane tied the game at 5-5 assisted by Sara Cable.
The third period belonged to West Haven. Nowak scored, assisted by Megan Froehlich, then Emilee Degrand rounded out the game with the final goal assisted by Jenna Hunt.
Next Up for the Blades are the SCC Semi-Finals at their Home rink in Hamden at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 26.