Peter Mayer scored four goals to lead E.O. Smith/Tolland to a 5-2 victory over Masuk-Monroe in the CIAC Division III boys hockey championship game March 21 at Ingalls Rink in New Haven. CPTV Sports will show the broadcast premiere Sunday March 22 at 7:30 following the conclusion the LIVE CIAC Class S boys basketball final between Sacred Heart-Waterbury and Valley Regional-Deep River at Mohegan Sun Arena.
Nick Mayer scored the other goal and had two assists for E.O. Smith/Tolland (23-3), which lost in the final last year. Bucks goaltender Matt Schoen had 32 saves as E.O. Smith/Tolland took a 3-0 lead after the first period and a 5-0 lead after the second.
Charles Christo and Shane Dushay scored for Masuk (21-4-1) in the third period. Read the game story from TheSportsDept.com’s Tim Jensen here.
Shane Kertanis made 23 saves and Jake King and Jake Bourdeau scored twice to lead Suffield/Granby/Windsor Locks to a 4-1 victory over North Branford in the CIAC Division II boys hockey final March 21 at Ingalls Rink. CPTV Sports will be showing the game in upcoming days (replay dates below).
The SGWL co-op (20-5) won its first title since 2000. Suffield also won a title in 1979.
King, who scored with 5:24 remaining to give SWGL a 3-0 lead, added a empty-net goal after North Branford (17-7-1) pulled its goalie on a power play. Bourdeau scored the first goal with 2:40 left in the first period and again with 7:47 left in the third.
It was the first state final for North Branford, which got 28 saves from Will McEwen (28 saves). Read the game story from TheSportsDept.com’s Tim Jensen here.
Replays: Monday, March 23, 8:00am; Tues. March 24 5:30pm; Wed. March 25 9:00pm; Thur. March 26 5:30pm; Fri. March 27 4:00am; Sat. March 28 10:30pm; Wed. April 8 7:30pm
Jack Pardue scored unassisted 5:36 into the second period to give Darien a 1-0 victory over Greenwich in the CIAC Division I boys hockey championship game March 21 at Ingalls Rink in New Haven. CPTV Sports showed the game LIVE and will show replays in upcoming days (check broadcast schedule).
Will Massie had 23 saves for Darien (21-1-2), which won its first state title since 1969 and a year after falling to Fairfield Prep 2-1 in the Division I final
Bryan Archino had 17 saves for Greenwich (20-2-2). Read the game story from the Darien Times’ Anthony E. Parelli here.
Notre Dame-Fairfield scored three times in the first 7:46 and went on to defeat Notre Dame-West Haven 3-1 in an SCC boys hockey game March 2 at the Milford Ice Pavilion. CPTV Sports was there and will show the broadcast premiere Thursday March 5 at 7:30pm.
ND-Fairfield, ranked fourth in the GameTimeCT.com state media/coaches poll, improved to 11-9 after winning for the seventh time in nine games. No. 5 ND-West Haven is 8-9-2.
Nick Carloto, Jonny Suporn and Connor McCutcheon scored for ND-Fairfield; Suporn also had an assist. William Scovill had 25 saves for ND-Fairfield, 12 in the second period.
Read the game story by GameTimeCT.com’s Mike Madera here.
Carter Henderson scored with 1:30 remaining to give Glastonbury High a come-from-behind 3-2 win over East Catholic-Manchester in a boys hockey game Feb. 11 at Trinity College. CPTV Sports was there and will show the broadcast premiere Saturday Feb. 14 at 9:00pm.
Tyler MacLean scored with three minutes left to tie the score at 2 for Glastonbury (11-3-1). East Catholic’s Lee Munson scored 3:59 into the third period to give the Eagles (7-6) a 2-1 lead.
Brian Riley scored in the final minute to give the Fermi/Enfield/East Granby/Stafford co-op boys hockey team a 1-0 victory over TriTown Feb. 4 at the Enfield Twin Rinks. CPTV Sports was there and will show the broadcast premiere Saturday Feb. 7 at 9:00pm.
Sam Roy had 27 saves for Fermi/Enfield (6-6). Phil Nicolescu had 23 for TriTown (7-6).
Marco DiPaola’s third-period goal gave Newington-Berlin-Manchester a 2-1 victory over Rockville/Bolton/Coventry/RHAM in a boys hockey game Jan. 31 in Newington. CPTV Sports was there and will show the broadcast premiere Tuesday Feb. 3 at 9:30pm.
Marco also had an assist on Luca DiPaola’s second-period goal for Newington (9-4), which got 11 saves from Cameron Criniti. BCR dropped to 1-6.
Zack Withington had a hat trick to lead Branford to a 6-1 boys hockey victory over Amity-Woodbridge Jan. 10 at Northford Ice Pavilion in North Branford. CPTV Sports was there covering four games that day and will show the broadcast premiere Tuesday Jan. 13 at 9:30pm.
Aidan Deane had a goal and two assists and Tyler Criscuolo a goal and an assist for Branford (7-0), the top-rated team in CIAC Division II.
Branford led 2-0 after the first period and 4-1 after the second. Jeremy Cable had the only goal for Amity, which was outshot, 36-20. Tyler Johnston had 30 saves for Amity (1-5-1).
Read the game story from OrangeLive.com’s Terri Miles here.