These are the results for Southington High School’s varsity contests for Thursday, March 16. For more in-depth coverage, read next week’s Southington Observer.
Ice Hockey: After making the Division III semifinals for the first time in the co-op’s history, the sixth-seeded Warrior-Knights continued to rewrite the books by advancing to the final with a 1-0 blanking of #2 Wethersfield-Middletown-Rocky Hill-Plainville (19-4) in the semifinals at Ingalls Rink in New Haven. After two scoreless periods, Michael DiPietro netted the lone goal (unassisted) of the game with 10:58 remaining in the contest on a shot that deflected off a defender and WMRP’s goalie. Zach Monti saved 13 shots on goal. Hall-Southington took 31 shots on goal. The Warrior-Knights will return to Ingalls rink on Saturday, March 18 to play top-seeded Woodstock Academy (20-2-1) in the Division III championship. Game time is 10 a.m. The Centaurs advanced to the title game after shutting out #5 Lyman Hall-Haddam-Killingworth-Coginchaug (12-11), 6-0, in the other semifinal game. Hall-Southington is currently 12-8-3 overall.
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