Tri County icers win playoff title in OT

Contributed Story Posted 24 February 2019 at 8:10 pm

Contributed Photo – Tri County Midget hockey team players and coaches celebrate capturing the division playoff championship.

The Tri County Midget hockey team captured its Empire Amateur Hockey Conference division playoff championship with a narrow 2-1 overtime victory over Perinton this evening at Batavia.

Scoreless after two periods, Perinton took a 1-0 lead with just seven minutes to go in the third stanza.

However, Tri County battled back into a tie when Jake Esposito scored with only two minutes remaining.

That set the stage for a dramatic overtime period and just one minute in John Pilon scored the game winner for Tri County off an assist from Patrick Ricker.