Lady Eagles make finals, bow out to Ithaca team

The Chazy Lady Eagles hockey team made it back to the Upstate New York championship game for their sport, but could not solve their opponents goalie.

In the semifinals Feb. 11, Lauren O'Connor scored two of the Eagles first three goals as Chazy beat Oswego 5-1 in their semifinal matchup.

O'Connor scored the opening goal of the game at the 12:58 mark of the period off assists by Astrid Kempainen and Alexis Guay, then scored with 28 seconds left in the period on assists from Sarah LoTemplio and Jesse Huber.

Kempainen scored the middle goal of the quarter for the Eagles on an assist from Alex Betrus.

LoTemplio scored the Eagles lone goal in the second period on assists by O'Connor and Huber, while Bailey Waterbury scored the teams third period goal on assists from Amanda Peterson and Caitlyn LaPier.

Christina Emery made nine save in the win, while the Eagles launched 35 shots on goal.

In the championship game against Ithaca Feb. 12, the Eagles again held a huge advantage in shots, with margin of 34-6.

However, the Eagles defense allowed three goals while the Ithaca goalie stopped each of the 34 shots she faced.

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