Redhawks sting Hornets en route to finals

CVU goalie Greg Talbert, above, secured the 3-0 win over Essex with 19 saves on Saturday, March 2 in Essex. Photo by vtsportsimages.com

CVU goalie Greg Talbert, above, secured the 3-0 win over Essex with 19 saves on Saturday, March 2 in Essex. Photo by vtsportsimages.com

Champlain Valley boys hockey team scored three goals to shut down and shut out higher seed Essex 3-0 during the Div. I state championships Saturday afternoon, March 2. The Redhawks would like to add another crown in their collection, the second in three years, when they take on South Burlington in the title game at Gutterson Fieldhouse on Wednesday.

On Saturday, Redhawks Kirk Fontana and Ryan Keelan scored 1 minute and 47 seconds apart in the first period. Brendan Gannon tallied in the third and goalie Greg Talbert turned aside 19 shots to secure the win.

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