Tri County icers near division title

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 27 January 2019 at 3:38 pm

Moving closer to locking up the division title, the Tri County Midget hockey team defeated Canandaigua 4-1 Saturday.

Breaking away from a 1-1 tie, Tri County claimed the win on third period goals by Patrick Ricker, John Pilon and Jake Esposiio. Ricker, whose goal with seven minutes to go snapped the tie and was the game winner, also netted Tri County’s first goal of the day in the second period.

Tri-County is now 14-1-2 in Empire Amateur Hockey Conference competition and 14-2-2 overall.

Today, Tri County lost a 7-3 scrimmage to Monroe County. Matt Nielson scored 2 goals and Esposito 1.