The game, originally scheduled for a 5:30 p.m. start, now won’t get under way till 6 p.m.
We’ll be back with updates.
UPDATE 1: Rocky Point’s Dan Kramer scores 34 seconds into the game. The Eagles take a 1-0 lead.
In the other Class B semi, Section 6’s Hamburg leads Carthage 7-1 after one.
UPDATE 2: Kevin Drew scores off a low blast from 20 yards out. It’s tied at 1-1 with 9:57 left in the first.
UPDATE 3: Kramer connects again with 8:22 left in the quarter. Rocky Point has controlled play, winning all three faceoffs. The Eagles have hit the post twice. It’s 2-1 RP.
UPDATE 4: John Jay wins its first faceoff and Billy LaPerch scores off a feed from Tyler Granelli. It’s tied 2-2. I get the feeling we could have a high-scoring game.
UPDATE 5: An apparent goal by Chris Bocklet is waved off because of interference.
UPDATE 6: Drew sprints in and scores on another low shot. John Jay leads 3-2 with 5:30 left.
UPDATE 7: Matt Palasek ties it at 3-3.
UPDATE 8: Harrison Jones scored off a Tyler Granelli feed. It’s 4-3 JJ.
UPDATE 9: Matt Palasek scores again. It’s tied 4-4.
UPDATE 10: Rocky Point takes a timeout with 1:41 left in the period.
UPDATE 11: We’ve completed one quarter. It’s tied 4-4.
UPDATE 12: Harrison Jones puts one through the legs of RP goalie Bill McGee off a feed from Kevin Drew to start the period. JJ takes a 5-4 lead.
UPDATE 13: Rob Collins answers for RP. It’s tied 5-5.
UPDATE 14: Will Stewart scores off a spectacular feed from Chris Bocklet. JJ takes a 6-5 lead with 8:56 left in the second period.
UPDATE 15: Collins scores off a feed from Tom Palasek to tie it at 6-6.
UPDATE 16: Kramer’s third goal gives RP a 7-6 lead with 4:37 left in the second period.
UPDATE 17: We’re at halftime. RP leads 7-6. I’ll be back with some stats shortly.
Hamburg leads Carthage 14-12 late in the third period.
Shots â€” Rocky Point 23, John Jay 19
Turnovers â€” Each team has 11
Faceoffs â€” RP has won 9 of 15
Penalties â€” RP 1/1:00; JJ 1/:30
Saves â€” John Jay (Chris Latino) 9; RP (Bill McGee) 6
UPDATE 18: Lucas Durst scores off a feed from Granelli. It’s tied at 7-7.
UPDATE 19: Billy LaPerch scores off a feed from Bocklet to give John Jay an 8-7 lead with 5:13 left in the third quarter. Bocklet needs two assists to tie Marty Kelly’s record for career assists of 134.
UPDATE 20: Kevin Drew scores unassisted, marking the second year in a row he’s had three goals in the state semis. JJ leads 9-7 with 3:55 left in the third quarter.
Hamburg leads Carthage 16-15 with three minutes left in regulation in the other state semi.
UPDATE 21: We’ve completed three. JJ leads 9-7. Can the Indians make the state final for the second straight year?
UPDATE 22: Dan Kramer scores his fourth goal to pull RP within 9-8. Buckle up, gang. Should be a wild quarter.
Carthage scores two late goals to pull out a 17-16 win in the other state semi. The winner of JJ-RP plays Carthage in the final on Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at Hofstra.
UPDATE 23: An unassisted goal by sophomore Peter Vivonetto ties it at 9-9 with 8:30 left in regulation.
UPDATE 23: Kramer’s fifth goal of the game â€” off a rebound â€” gives RP a 10-9 lead with 7:10 left in the fourth quarter.
UPDATE 24: Rob Collins’ third goal of the game â€” and RP’s fourth straight â€” gives the Eag;es an 11-9 lead with 6:26 to go.
UPDATE 25: Bocklet scores from Drew to pull JJ within 11-10 with 5:06 left.
UPDATE 26: John Jay will have a man-up opportunity for the next minute.
UPDATE 27: John Jay is unable to score.
UPDATE 28: McGee stuffs Bocklet from in close. RP still leads 11-10 – there’s 1:45 to go.
UPDATE 29: John Jay is called for two holding penalties with 1:15 to go. RP has a two man-up opportunity but may opt not to shoot to protect the lead.
UPDATE 30: Rocky Point does not score on the opportunity but maintains possession and calls timeout with 30 seconds left.
UPDATE 31: John Jay gets possession and Billy LaPerch shoots just wide of the net as time expires.
FINAL: Rocky Point 11, John Jay 10