THE GAME IN BRIEF:
Ridgefield held the lead two times in the first period but New Canaan, and in particular Olivia Hompe (4 goals) and Jana Persky (3 goals) kicked into gear and beat the Tigers decisively. The Rams are 4-0 against Ridgefield this season and finish the year 24-1.
THE GAME IN THEIR WORDS:
"I think the key was they gave us their best shot in the first period and we responded both times and we came out in the second and we just kept putting the pressure on them until we finally broke through." — New Canaan Coach Rich Mulan
"All season it's really been the team. The goalie can't do anythong without their team. The shoots and saves that I have to do in practice brings me to the top of my potential and I am getting the best shots in the league." — New Canaan Goalie Britt Gardella
New Canaan's Olivia Hompe had four goals and three assists. She finishes the season with 112 points (65 goals and 47 assists). She is the only New Canaan hockey player to score 100 points in a season. She accomplished all of this as a sophomore.
Period 1Period 1 Time Team Scorer Assist(s)
4:58Ridgefield Rachel Morrison Dana Cerone, Cara Lockwood 6:31
New CanaanJana Persky Olivia Hompe, Bea Eppler
11:21Ridgefield Dana Cerone Rachel Morrison, Melissa Hutchings
13:33New Canaan Jana Persky Bea Eppler, Olivia Hompe Period 2 Time Team Scorer Assist(s)
0:54New Canaan Olivia Hompe Carla Paredes
3:11New Canaan Olivia Hompe
11:02New Canaan Olivia Hompe Bianca Schultz
14:40New Canaan Jana Persky Oliva Hompe, Bea Eppler Period 3 Time Team Scorer Assist(s)
8:23New Canaan Olivia Hompe Bea Eppler