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Syracuse’s comeback falls short, Lockport wins 5-3

Lockport, which led by three goals at one point, survived a comeback attempt by Syracuse and clinched a 5-3 victory.

Lockport led by three goals at one point and ended with the victory. The largest advantage in the game came when Lockport\’s Jordan Pocobello scored at 19:52 in the first period to put Lockport up 3-0.

Christopher Gasiewicz was all over the ice for Lockport, as he tallied two goals and two assists in the win. Gasiewicz scored the first of his two goals at 39 seconds into the first period to make the score 1-0 Lockport. Ryan Logar picked up the assist. Gasiewicz\’s next tally made the score 2-0 Lockport with 2:57 left in the first period. An elbowing penalty on Dan Buehler had put Lockport on the power play. Logar provided the assist.

Lockport put up an impenetrable defensive front on the penalty kill, and did not allow Syracuse to score on any of its three power plays.

Lockport additionally got points from Erick Santiago, who also racked up one goal and one assist. Mark Friol also scored for Lockport. In addition, Lockport received assists from Peter Guido, Fankie Bodami, Andrew Logar, and Devin Kasperek, who contributed one each.

Syracuse kept Lockport\’s goalie busy throughout the game, and Sal Stalteri made 33 saves on 36 shots.

Syracuse was led by Hunter Soden, who had two goals. Soden scored the first of his two goals at 6:42 into the third period to make the score 3-2 Lockport. Ryan Gilroy assisted on the tally. Soden\’s next tally made the score 4-3 Lockport with 57 seconds left in the third period. Ludovic Scott picked up the assist. Syracuse also got a goal from Brendan Sand as well. More assists for Syracuse came via Nate Walker and Raymond Rowe, who each chipped in one.

Lockport incurred eight minutes in penalty time with four minors. Kyle VanWagner recorded 25 saves for Syracuse. Syracuse incurred 10 minutes in penalty time with five minors. (716) 863-1459