In the first minute of overtime Wednesday, Conard senior forward Zachary Polo had a chance to give the West Hartford School a comeback victory against the boys hockey co-op team of E.O. Smith and Tolland. But he was stopped.
E.O. Smith/Tolland goalie Jake Ciraco went post-to-post and blocked a shot by Polo at the right post.
"On the first shift [in overtime], I had a solid chance to put it in the net off a rebound and I didn't get it, so I was just determined to help my team win," Polo said. "The goalie robbed me. It was a great save."
Polo wasn't denied again.
About seven minutes after his first chance in overtime, Polo scored in close to...