Batavia Ramparts off to good start in championship tournament
Submitted by Howard B. Owens on March 18, 2011 - 7:26pm
The Batavia Ramparts won their first round game this afternoon against the host Maine Huskies in a championship tournament under way at the University of Southern Maine in Portland.
The Ramparts, who out shot the Huskies 30-9, won 4-2.
The Huskies scored a late goal, according to John Zola.
Richie Francis notched a hat trick and Joey Saraceni added another goal and had an assist. Will VanAuken had two assists.
Tomorrow, the Ramparts play two games -- one each against the teams for Massachusetts and New Hampshire. If they make it into the top two seeds of their bracket, they'll play a semi-final game Sunday morning. The championship game is Sunday afternoon.