F-M wins Clinton holiday hockey tournament


CLINTON — The Fayetteville-Manlius boys ice hockey team won the Clinton holiday tournament, smashing New Rochelle 12-1 Thursday, Dec. 27 then shutting out Clinton 2-0 in the championship game Friday, Dec. 28.

Clinton won 3-2 in a shootout against Aquinas of Rochester Thursday to advance to the finals.

Against Aquinas, the Warriors led 2-1 after two periods on goals by TJ Elsenbeck and Aiden Walter.

They gave up a third period goal to tie the game, however.

A scoreless overtime then led to a shootout, which Clinton won.

Dan Frank stopped 23 of 25 shots to earn the win.

Clinton fell 2-0 to Fayetteville-Manlius in the championship game.

Josh Trask stopped 36 of 38 shots in the loss for Clinton in goal.

Rochester Aquinas defeated New Rochelle 7-1 in the consolation game on Dec. 28.

Clinton travels to Auburn on Friday, Jan. 4 in a 6 p.m. face-off.


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