Dawgs, Jackets open Hockey Classic with wins

UGA, Tech give the Peach State a Friday night sweep over conference rivals

Dawgs, Jackets open Hockey Classic with wins
Georgia scored a pair quickly to mount a 2-0 lead, and was able to outlast Florida from there.

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - The puck dropped on the 20th anniversary of the Savannah Hockey Classic Friday night, and more than 4,000 folks saw four archrivals begin their quest for the Thrasher Cup.

GEORGIA 8 FLORIDA 5 F

Georgia scored a pair of quick goals to provide them with a 2-0 advantage over Florida. While the Gators were able to fight back, they were never able come all the way back.

The Dawgs take on Georgia Tech Saturday night, while Florida will face Florida State Saturday afternoon

FLORIDA STATE 3 GEORGIA TECH 7 F

The Yellow Jackets scored seven unanswered goals over the second and third periods to beat the Seminoles 7-3.
The Yellow Jackets scored seven unanswered goals over the second and third periods to beat the Seminoles 7-3. (WTOC)

A sluggish start for the Jackets led to a comeback win the Tech head coach says could be good for the first team.

Tech trailed 2-0 early in the game, but responded with seven unanswered goals in the second and third periods.

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