CHEEKTOWAGA - (Nov. 6) - Erie Community College sophomore forward Todd Lyness (North Tonawanda) recorded three goals and an assist as the Kats defeated Broome Community College 8-3 Saturday at the Cheektowaga Recreation Center Ice Skating Rink.
The Kats (2-1), who scored four power-play goals, took a 6-0 lead behind a five-goal outburst in the second period. Nicholas Friol (Orchard Park) got the Kats on the board in the first. Ryan Vertino (Grand Island) started the five-goal outburst with a tally 2:54 into the second period. Zachary Williams (Buffalo) added goal before Lyness scored two consecutive goals for a 5-0 lead with 3:16 left in the second.
Alex Olszewski (West Seneca) made 22 saves for the win.
ECC plays PSU Behrend Tuesday at 7:20 p.m. at the Cheektowaga Recreation Center Ice Skating Rink.