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At Quinnipiac University's TD Bank Sports Center, Cheshire High School ice hockey (0-7) lost 5-1 against Wethersfield (2-4). The Rams evened the game 1-1 when senior Sean Richard scored (power play) with 2:10 left in the first period. Assists went to senior Jake Nesdale and junior Chris Stevens.
Wethersfield senior Pat Dowd (two goals) deposited the game-winner with 1:42 remaining in the second period. The Eagles tacked on three more third-period goals, including one on an empty net. Cheshire had 32 shots compared to 24 for Wethersfield. In his first start, junior goalkeeper Joey Solla had 18 saves.
Cheshire hosts Watertown-Pomperaug next Wednesday (5 p.m.) at Wesleyan University. Photo of juniors Matthew Vallillo (below) and Joey Solla were taken by Al Valerio/Cheshire Herald.
The Rams host Daniel Hand on Thursday at 6 p.m.