Albion booters bow in Class B1 final
Exploding for four quick goals in the first 14 minutes, top seeded East Aurora went on to defeat No. 10 Albion 6-0 this evening in the Section VI Class B1 championship game at Hamburg.
East Aurora wasted little time in taking the lead as Harrison Fay scored just 2:35 in.
The Blue Devils then quickly broke the game wide open as Noah Thomson tallied at 8:11, Eric Roetzer at 12:13 and Bryce Schiltz at 14:12 to make it 4-0.
East Aurora upped the advantage to 5-0 by halftime.
Devin Gaylord and Morgan Seielstad shared the goaltending duties for Albion.
The Purple Eagles advanced to their first ever sectional championship game by defeating No. 7 Burgard 7-0 in the opening round, No. 2 Bennett 2-1 in overtime in the quarterfinals and No. 2 Medina/Lyndonville 1-0 in double overtime in the semifinals.
East Aurora will now face Class B2 champion Wilson for the Section VI Class B berth in the state playoffs.
Wilson nipped Falconer/Cassadaga Valley 1-0 in overtime to claim the B2 title as Cesar Carlin scored seven minutes into the first overtime period off an assist from Zach Sarratori.