North Branford vs. Suffield/Granby Windsor Locks
- When: Saturday, 6:30 p.m. (Ppd from Friday)
- Where: Yale’s Ingalls Rink, New Haven
- Records: SGWL 18-5; North Branford 17-6-1
- TV: CPTV Sports
- Internet: NFHSNetwork.com
What to look for
Both teams are making their state championship game debuts and have balanced scoring, a strong defense and solid goaltenders in North Branford’s Will McEwen and SGWL’s Shane Kertanis.
SGWL’s forte is scoring quick goals and taking control of games early. The Wildcats scored four unanswered goals in the first four minutes in their 5-3 win over Branford in the semifinals. Among the top players for the Wildcats are Kertanis, defenseman Austin Adams and forwards Jake King and Colin MacDougald.
You should know
The teams met in the regular season and North Branford won 3-0.