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.