EAST HERKIMER, N.Y. - The Cherry Valley-Springfield Patriots got a hat trick from Mark Gustafson Wednesday and defeated Herkimer 8-0 on the road.
The Patriots led 5-0 at halftime. Nathan Climenhaga and Nichlas Gage each added two goals to the three scored by Gustafson, and Justin Riavez was the other scorer.
Ben Augur made two saves in the shutout for Cherry Valley-Springfield which held a 21-3 shot advantage.
Brian Eisenbrey had seven saves for the Magicians.
Herkimer plays in Little Falls Friday at 11 a.m.