SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Byam Mugushu and Connor Alexander each had two goals and one assist for Syracuse’s Bishop Grimes Cobras Wednesday in a 5-0 win over the West Canada Valley Indians in the opening round of Section III’s Class C playoffs.

Ethan Fritz made four saves in the shutout for the Cobras who led 3-0 at halftime and added two goals in the second half at Henninger High School. Deng Mawien scored one goal and assisted on another, and Jeffrey Dargiewicz and Michael DiBlasi each contributed an assist.

Caden Ludwig made 17 saves for West Canada Valley(5-11-1).

Bishop Grimes (12-3-2), seeded fifth, plays on the road Friday at Beaver River. The Cobras has lost two of their final four regular-season matches and tied in the other two after starting the season 11-1-0.