A report from correspondent A.J. O'Hagan from the state hockey final four in Utica:
Williamsville North defeats Suffern, 3-2. Adam Hepp scored the game winner.
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Williamsville East defeats Pelham 3-2 in double overtime in the Division II (small school) semifinals. Cole Weppner scores the game winner 2:34 into the period.
East outshoots Pelham 25-24.
There was a thirty minute delay during the first overtime due to broken glass.
Each team scored on the power play in the second period, which ended 2-2. Matt Notaro, assisted by Cole Weppner, put East up 2-1 6:56 into the second. Pelham answered when Graham Lambdin capitalized on the powerplay assisted by Colin Reilly at 9:07.
The game was tied at 1-1 after the first period. Will Cullen scored for Pelham 4:55 into the first assisted by Tristan Weeks. Williamsville East tied it up 14:05 into the game on a goal scored by Matt Territo assited by Austin Bianchi.
Will East will play Sunday at 12:30 p.m. Will North plays this evening in the Division I semifinals.