Tri County icers upended in playoff semis
Avenging a pair of regular season losses, Perinton Jasie upended top seeded Tri County Yellow 5-3 today in the semifinals of the Empire Amateur Hockey League Midget Division playoffs at Webster.
Zack Geitner scored for Tri County in the first period to knot the contest at 1-1.
Perinton took a 3-1 lead in the second period but Tri County came battling back in the final period.
James Hapeman scored to cut the deficit to 3-2 and then Patrick Ricker tallied with five minutes remaining to pull Tri Conty even at 3-3.
However, Perinton answered with what proved to be the game winning goal a minute later and tacked on an empty net goal in the final seconds.
Perinton Jasie will next face Perinton Stantz, a 3-2 winner offer Batavia, in the championship game on Sunday.
Tri County, which is now 23-3-2, will next host the David Bigelow Memorial Tournament next weekend at Brockport where the tournament field will also include Corning, west Seneca and Tri County Green.