No. 8 Springville/West Valley advanced in the Section 6 Class B-1 playoffs with a first-round win over Olean, 2-0, on Tuesday in Springville.
With the win, the Griffins advanced to play at No. 1 Maryvale on Thursday in the quarterfinals.
Austin Walker and Chris Smith each scored a goal, while Jake Schreiber and Zach Hughey had assists. SGI had 11 corner kick opportunities and 17 total shots.
Goalkeeper Austin Boies made seven saves in SGI’s eighth shutout of the season.
The ninth-seeded Huskies, who tallied just one goal over their final four games and were limited to a goal or fewer in 12 of 17 contests, finished the year at 5-11-1. Kyle Pockalny came up with nine saves in the loss.
Springville 3, Ellicottville 2, OT
Charley Digangi scored in the 97th minute to give Springville/West Valley a regular season-ending overtime victory on Wednesday, Oct. 16 in Springville.
Chris Smith scored twice and Zach Hughey had two assists for Springville. Cameron Denny also had an assist.
Jack Snyder scored twice for the Eagles (7-9), but it wasn’t enough.
In net, Jameson Caldwell kept the Eagles alive with seven saves. For Springville, Austin Boies made two saves.