Pioneers and Jayhawks Settle for a Tie
Alfred State and Jamestown CC battled to a 1-1 double overtime tie in the WNYAC season opener for the Pioneers. The blue & gold are now 2-2-2 on the year and 2-2-1 in Region III Division III play.
Jamestown got on the board first in the 13th minute when Conner Meekins found the back of the net. Alfred answered back in the 29th minute on a pretty goal by Colby Curran (Alfred Almond). Curran headed in a corner kick by Shane Joyce (Irondequoit).
Neither team could find the back of the net in the second half or in either of the two 10-minute overtimes.
Alfred held a 16-12 shot advantage. Nick Smith (Arkport) made five saves in 110 minutes of play while Ben Morgan made six saves for the Jayhawks.
The Pioneers host Mercyhurst North East on Saturday for another WNYAC contest. The game is slated for a 3 p.m. start.