Sec. 1 hockey playoffs: Opening round
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Monday, February 20
Scarsdale 6, Pawling 0
At the Ice Hutch, No. 8-seeded Scarsdale (13-8) posted a convincing 6-0 shutout win over No. 9-seeded Pawling (11-7-1). Senior forward Jake Bank paced the Raiders with two goals and one assist. Teammates James Nicholas (1G, 2A), Rub Burns (1G, 1A), Travis Misarti (2A), Hunter Jurman (1G), Devon Schell (1G) and Matt Blakley (1A) rounded out the offensive production. Netminder Connor Wolfe made 19 saves to record the shutout. Scarsdale will square off against top-seeded Brewster in the quarterfinals on Wednesday at Brewster Ice Arena at 8 p.m.
Pearl River 7, Ossining 0
At Sport-O-Rama, No. 6-seeded Pearl River blanked No. 11-seeded Ossining, 7-0. Senior forward Chris Alexander paced the Pirates with two goals an an assist. Teammate Kevin Murphy added two goals. Pearl River will take on No. 3-seeded John Jay-CR in the quarterfinals on Wednesday at Brewster Ice Arena at 6 p.m.
Greeley 5, Hen Hud 3
At Brewster Ice Arena, No. 7-seeded Greeley edged No. 10-seeded Hen Hud, 5-3. The Quakers closed out the game on a 2-0 run to seal it. Freshman forward Greg Krisberg scored two goals to pace Greeley, which will take on No. 2-seeded Pelham in the quarterfinals on Wednesday at the Ice Hutch at 6 p.m.
Wednesday, February 22
No. 1 Brewster vs. No. 8 Scarsdale at Brewster, 8 p.m.
No. 5 Yorktown vs. No. 4 Rye at Playland, 7:45 p.m.
No. 2 Pelham vs. No. 7 Greeley at Ice Hutch, 6 p.m.
No. 3 John Jay-CR vs.No. 6 Pearl River at Brewster, 6 p.m.
Friday, February 24
Sunday, February 26
at West Point, 1:30 p.m.
Sunday, February 19
Ryetown/Harrison 4, North Rockland 1
At Playland, No. 6-seeded Ryetown/Harrison edged No. 11-seeded North Rockland, 4-1. Ian Bass carried the Titans' offense with a team-high two goals. Teammates Kevin Fusco and Ryan Morningstar added one goal apiece. Nicholas Haubner tallied the Red Raiders' lone goal. Ryetown/Harrison will take on No. 3-seeded New Rochelle in the quarterfinals on Tuesday.
White Plains 8, Somers/North Salem 5
At Brewster Ice Arena, No. 9-seeded White Plains coasted to an 8-5 win over No. 8-seeded Somers/North Salem. The Tigers led 7-1 after two periods and were never seriously threatened. Junior forward Kevin McGee paced White Plains with a career-high four goals. Noah Hale scored a team-high two goals for Somers/North Salem. The Tigers will square off against top-seeded Suffern in the quarterfinals on Tuesday at Sport-O-Rama.
Mahopac 8, Nyack/TZ 3
At Brewster Ice Arena, No. 5-seeded Mahopac cruised to an 8-3 win over No. 12-seeded Nyack/Tappan Zee. The Indians, who jumped out to a 2-0 first-period lead, closed out the game on a 4-1 run. John Hangach and Mike DiPasquale paced Mahopac's offense with two goals apiece. Teammates Matt DeRosa (1G), Tyler Paustian (1G), Joe Kirby (1G), Zach Stefunek (2A), Brandon Fitzpatrick (2A), Ryan Harker (1G, 1A) and Robert Buckley (1A) rounded out the offensive production. For the Ice Hawks, Mike McGiveny led the way with two goals and an assist. Teammates Matt Kowalchuck (2A) and Mike Wylie (1G) also contributed. Indians goalie Anthony Barletta made 17 saves, while Nyack/TZ netminders Steve Varmon (21 saves) and Brian O'Connor (3 saves) combined to stop 24 shots. Mahopac will square off against the winner of No. 4 Mamaroneck vs. No. 13 Carmel in the quarterfinals on Tuesday.
New Rochelle 8, Lakeland/Panas 0
At the Ice Hutch, No. 3-seeded New Rochelle posted an 8-0 shutout win over No. 14-seeded Lakeland/Panas. Chris Ramondelli paced the Huguenots with a game-high five points on two goals and three assists. Teammates Kenny McLean (3G), Joey Ramondelli (1G, 1A), Brett Barry (1G, 2A) and John Tenore (1G) also contributed to the offensive onslaught. Goalie Greg Feliu made 26 saves to record the shutout. New Rochelle will host the winner of No. 6 Ryetown/Harrison vs. No. 11 North Rockland in the quarterfinals on Tuesday.
Clarkstown 3, Mt. Pleasant 0
At the Palisades Center Ice Rink, No. 7-seeded Clarkstown blanked No. 10-seeded Mt. Pleasant, 3-0. Adam Myers, Mike Gillespie and Mike Taussi notched a goal apiece in the victory. Maurice Murphy and Mitch LeSueur each added an assist. Goalie Mike Levy stopped 23 shots to record the shutout. Clarkstown will square off against No. 2-seeded ETB in the quarterfinals on Tuesday at the Ice Hutch at 2:45 p.m.
Mamaroneck 6, Carmel 3
Tuesday, February 21
No. 1 Suffern vs. No. 9 White Plains at Sport-O-Rama, 6:30 p.m.
No. 4 Mamaroneck vs. No. 5 Mahopac at Hommocks, 8:15 p.m.
No. 2 ETB vs. No. 7 Clarkstown at Ice Hutch, 2:45 p.m.
No. 3 New Rochelle vs. No. 6 Ryetown/Harrison at Ice Hutch, 7:45 p.m.
Thursday, February 23
Sunday, February 26
at West Point, 4 p.m.