“We’re trying to get back to UMBC and win it this year,” Pagnotta said. “The coaches have us ready and we’re all focused. It’s playoff time and if you lose you’re done; nobody wants that.”

Statistical breakdown:

EMO:

C: 1-8

G: 1-4

Shots:

C: 25

G: 36

Face-offs:

C: 4

G: 18

Class 3A/2A South championship

Glenelg 13, Centennial 6

C         0            1            3           2            —             6

G         5            3            3           2            —            13

Goals: C – Moore 2, Gavlin 2, Latona, Western; G – Darden 2, Forrest 2, Cheswick 2, Pagnotta 2, Coppinger 2, Wynne, Dziwulski, Chaisson.

Assists: C – Gavlin 2, Sylvia, Dwyer; G – Forrest 3, Wynne 3, Darden, Chaisson, Wasson.

Saves: C – Ruygrok 9; G – Marshall 14, Herwig 1.

Halftime: Glenelg, 8-1.

Second half push powers Howard to 4A-3A South crown