SAUQUOIT, N.Y. — The Herkimer Magicians used a goal in the second half to beat Sauquoit Valley 1-0 Wednesday and hand the Indians their first loss of the season.
Herkimer (3-1-1) and Sauquoit Valley (4-1-0) had played a scoreless opening 30 minutes.
Carol Price scored the decisive goal for the Magicians with an assist from Krista Green. Samantha Spanfelner was credited with five saves in earning the shutout.
Erika Parker had four saves for Sauquoit Valley.
Herkimer next plays Tuesday at home against Clinton. Sauquoit Valley is home Friday for a game against Morrisville-Eaton/Hamilton.