Hamilton 9 Keuka 8

Chris Masotto scored the game-winner with 0:36 remaining asHamilton twice rallied from three-goal deficits to defeat Keuka in theContinentals' season opener. Masotto led the way for Hamilton with four goalsand an assist and Bob Hawkanson added three goals and two assists. It was thefirst win for new Hamilton Head Coach Kevin Gilmartin.

After Hamilton jumped ahead 2-1, Keuka scored three unanswered goals to take a4-2 halftime lead. The Warriors led 5-2 and then 6-3 after a Kyle Erickson goalwith 5:28 remaining in the third quarter. Hamilton reeled off three straight totie the game at six at the end of the third quarter. Masotto put theContinentals 8-7 with 4:53 remaining before Keuka's Kyle Houser tied the gameat eight with 2:51 left.

Houser led Keuka with three goals and one assist and Dan Barry added two goalsand three assists. Jim Ellwood made 16 saves for the Warriors, while MikeBumiller and Rob Strelick combined for nine saves for Hamilton.

Hamilton (1-0): Chris Masotto 4-1, Bob Hawkanson 3-2, Darren Higgins 1-1, JasonDewar 1-1, Matt Green 0-1, James Walsh 0-1. Mike Bumiller 5 saves, Rob Strelick4 saves.

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