Flyers Win Season Opener 5-4

FRAMINGHAM – The Framingham high boys ice hockey team won its season opener on the road Saturday night.

The Flyers defeated the Wildcats of Milton High 5-4.

Junior Hunter Balducci scored the game-winner with 26 seconds left in the second period

Just 23 seconds earlier, captain Will Trischitta had toed the game at 4-4 in the second period.

The first period was all Milton, as the Wildcats led 2-0 after the first 15 minutes.

Cole Deletti scored the Flyers first goal of the season with 12:33 remaining in the second period and then scored his second goal of the period, less than 2 minutes later. The game was then tied 2-2.

With 9:31 left in the second period, assistant captain Balducci scored his first goal of the season to give the Flyers the first lead of the game at 3-2.

Milton scored two more goals before Trischetta tied the game.

Framingham is now 1-0 under head coach Will Ortiz.

The Flyers have their home opener on Wednesday at 7 p.m. against Newton North High School at Loring Arena.


Photo from last season

Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

Susan Petroni Framingham Source Editor Email: Phone: 508-315-7176

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