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2013-12-25 / Sports

Williamsville, Amherst/Sweet Home girls hockey post wins


Amherst/Sweet Home’s Julia Mings scores against West Seneca in the team’s 8-1 win Thursday at the Northtown Center at Amherst Feature Rink. Mings finished the game with a hat trick. 
Photo by David F. ShermanPurchase color photos at www.BeeNews.com Amherst/Sweet Home’s Julia Mings scores against West Seneca in the team’s 8-1 win Thursday at the Northtown Center at Amherst Feature Rink. Mings finished the game with a hat trick. Photo by David F. ShermanPurchase color photos at www.BeeNews.com Williamsville’s Federation girls ice hockey team defeated Nichols, 6-2, and by doing so, improved its record to 2-1-2.

Williamsville had beaten Nichols, 6-1, Dec. 10.

Sarah Scolnick opened the scoring for Williamsville from Lexi Skibitsky in the first period.

Carly Gambacorta extended Williamsville’s lead to 2-0 1:45 into the second period on assists from Leah Czerwinski and Olivia Rutkowski.

The team struck 1:20 later when Maggie Fuzak scored from Melanie Tunkey and Holly Schmelzer.

Nichols cut into the lead with 3:29 left in the second but nine seconds later, Jordan Roetzer answered for Williamsville from Sam Gaffney and Scolnick.

Fuzak notched her second of the game with assists from Amanda Gaffney and Emma Hubert.

Rutkowski closed out Williamsville’s scoring on a rebound from Roetzer and Rachel Grampp.

Goalies Theresa Meosky (eight saves) and Mary Crumlish (five saves) combined for the win in net.

Amherst/Sweet Home

Amherst/Sweet Home’s Federation girls ice hockey team (2-2) had not played a game in two weeks but the team still recorded an 8-1 win over West Seneca Thursday at the Northtown Center at Amherst Feature Rink.

Missy Mallon and Julia Mings recorded hat tricks and Melissa Goodman and Brittany Perdziak both scored their first goals.

Erin Gehen scored West Seneca’s only goal but it marked the 100th tally of her varsity career.

Amherst/Sweet Home faces Williamsville at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 2 at the Northtown Center at Amherst Feature Rink.

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