Reading Hockey Advances to State Title With Marathon Shootout Win
Wilmington and Reading went into the 11th round of penalty shots rather than the regulation five, and the Rockets escaped with a 4-3 win.
Wilmington and Reading couldn't settle the North Division 1 final in regulation. They couldn't settle it in overtime. And they couldn't settle it in double overtime.
But in the 11th round of shootouts, the Rockets finally sealed the win and earned a berth in the state championship game on Sunday versus Braintree at TD Garden, outlasting Wilmington by a 4-3 score.
Check back with Reading Patch for complete coverage of Monday's thriller.