Monroe County tops Tri County icers

Contributed Story Posted 5 November 2017 at 8:48 pm

Regaining the lead for good with two late second period goals, defending champion Monroe County went on to defeat the Tri County midget hockey team 7-4 on Saturday.

Tri County jumped out to a quick 1-0 lead on a goal by Matt Neilson just 20 seconds into the first period.

Monroe County went up 2-1 but Tri County retied the contest at 2-2 in the second period on a goal by David Archibald but could not regain the lead.

Monroe County answered with a pair of goals before the period ended and then tallied the first three goals of the third period to open up a commanding 7-2 lead.

Tri County scored the game’s final two goals on tallies by Patrick Ricker and Tucker Trask.

Now at 0-2, Tri County next faces Perinton next Sunday.