Milford hockey falls to Wilton

Nick Sinsigali’s goal with 8 minutes left in the third period broke a 1-1 deadlock and proved to be the eventual game-winning score in Wilton’s 2-1 non-conference Division II victory over the Milford hockey team Saturday in Ridgefield.

The game-winning goal was set up by John Alag’s pass from behind the net right to Sinsigali and he slid it past Indian goalie Marcus Demchak.

Sinsigali had also scored the Warriors’ first goal in the first period.

Milford tied the game at 1-1 with Don Pieger’s second-period unassisted/short-handed goal.

The Warriors (3-2) outshot Milford 38-21.

Wilton goalie Kevin O’Donnell recorded 18 saves.

Demchak had a busy night, making 36 stops.

“I thought our play was sluggish in the first two periods, but then outshot (10-8) and outplayed Wilton in the third period,” Milford coach Sal Follo said. “We had opportunities to win the game. We still have to learn how to be more consistent and play hard for three full periods rather than turning it on and off. At least we are getting shots and scoring a few goals this year. That wasn’t the case during the last couple of years.”

Follo praised the efforts of defensemen Steve Morrell and John McLenithan along with play of Pieger and Demchak.