Game Summaries (Week 2)

Game 1pm:
Bandits- 3
Rush (red) – 7
MVP:  Chase Robertson
In  a slow starting, defensive game with both teams taking the first 12 minutes to settle in, the Rush took a 2-1 lead into the first half. The Rush then pulled away in the second half, dominating time of possession with methodical offensive sets resulting in goals. Chase Robertson recorded 4 goals leading the Rush in the second half. But with 4 minutes to go Caden Southworth darted down the field, scoring the breakaway goal getting the Bandits going with 2 unanswered goals. But the Rush came back to score 2 in the final minute, including a flashy finish by Peyton Booth, to seal the victory.

Game 2pm:
Stealth - 7
Roughnecks (red) - 2
MVP: Charlie Ball
The Stealth’s Jack Bonello flew past the Roughnecks defense to score a breakaway goal, propelling the Stealth to a quick 3 goal lead in the first 4 minutes of the first half.  Aidan Collins then ripped one past the goalie to get the Roughnecks within 2 at the end the first half.  James Timmins scored early in the second half for the Roughnecks coming of a great pick, but minutes later Charlie Ball threw a 30 yard assist to get the Stealth going in the second half. This assist added to Ball's 2 goal performance. The Stealth never looked back and cruised to the 7-2 win.

Game 3pm:
Cavilers - 7
Swarm - 5
MVP: Jack Markert
The Cavilers, led by high scorer Jack Markert, controlled time of possession during the first half, and took a 4-1 lead into the break. The Swarm drew to within 1 midway through the second half led by the team’s high scorer, Nate Kabiri.  However, bolstered by 3 power plays, the Cavilers took control during the last four minutes of the game and held on for the two goal win. The Cavaliers improve to 2-0 on the season!

Game 4pm:
Gators - 1
Rock - 9
MVP: Will McCulloch
The Rock earned an early 4 goal lead with Will McCulloch scoring two of the four.  As the first half was drawing to a close, Gabe Quantrille added two more to go into half time with a six goal lead. They continued their run into the second half as they scored another goal in the opening minutes, and McCulloch added another shortly after. Thomas Wilson on the Gators answered back with a goal, and added a plethora of good shots, but the Rock’s goalie, Briggs Hayes, stood tall making 32 saves in the contest. 

Game 5pm:
Team 6 –11
Evergreen – 12 (OT)
MVP: James Gartland
Team 6 came hot out of the gate with a quick goals from Sammy McAvoy and Andrew Mosman.  Evergreen got the spark they needed from Johhny Kidd as he charged up the field to put Evergreen on the board. After another Evergreen goal, James Gartland put his Evergreen squad up 3-2 with a quick goal off a face off.  The teams then exchanged goals up to halftime making it 6-6 at the break. Team 6 started the 2nd with a great goal by Sammy McAvoy, only to have Evergreen respond with a great goals of their own by Carter Diamond and James Gartland to put the score at 10-8. Team 6 was not finished though as they scored the next 3 to put them up 11-10! But with just seconds on the clock, Evergreen managed to tie things up with another goal from Gartland! Evergreen goes on to win it with a beautiful pick play and goal by Cole Jones.

Game 6pm:
MVP: Mason Bowman / Sam Levy
The game started off as a defensive struggle, with the Hawks’ goalie, Noah Smith, and the Wings’ goalie, Sam Levy both making great saves. No goals were scored for the first 8 minutes until Max Deleon of the Hawks scored on a man up. No other goals were scored in the remainder of the first period.  Early in the second, the Wings scored off of an assist by Mason Bowman. This was followed up by another Wings goal from Dodson Piotrowski to put the Wings up 2-1. The game was tied up shortly after on another Hawks goal. Hawks player Griffin Scanlan then grabbed the lead with another goal, which was built upon by a goal from Luke O’Donnell and assist from EJ Javier. The second period ended with a score of 4-2 Hawks.  The Wings battled back to tie the game up and eventually take the lead 6-4 with the 6th goal being scored by Bowman. Both teams added more goals but the Wings ended up coming out with the win. Noah Smith was phenomenal once again in the loss, and his counterpart, Sam levy, also made a name for himself with a 35 save performance.

Game 7pm:
St. Johns Sliver - 12
Mammouth - 16
MVP: Holden Patterson
Holden Patterson opened up the scoring for the Mammoth and tallied another 2 for a quick 3-0 lead out the gate. St. Johns stormed back with 3 goals of their own from Young, Burns, and Scala to even it up. The teams then went goal for goal until Gabe Perkins put the Mammoth on top 6-5 with a beautiful roll to finish in the heart of the field. At the start of the second period, St. Johns stormed out with 2 goals from Quinton Young and another from Tj Haley.  The Wings did not go away easily however, as they answered with 2 goals of their own from Ben Drennan half way through the 2nd to tie it up. After St. Johns took back a one goal lead, Patterson added his 5th goal of the day to tie it up. Schaffner then added his second of the day to put the Mammoth up 10-9 heading into the third period. The Mammoth came out in the third looking to seal it with 4 straight goals from a myriad of players putting them up 14-9.  Travis Scala had other plans as he came back with 2 straight goals of his own, cutting the Mammoth lead to 3 with 8 minutes to play. In the end, Parker Hylton was dominant and secured the 3 goal win for the Mammoth behind his 38 save performance.

Game 8pm
Falls Church Marshall - 4
St. Johns Red - 14
MVP: Quinton Young
St. Johns Red flew out to a 6 -0  lead before Falls Church/Marshall got on the board with a faceoff win and rip by Colin Scheidt. St. Johns lead 6-1 at the end of the 1st period. Brett Rogers had 3 goals, and Benjamin Zanger had 2 goals for St. Johns as they ran away with the game. Quinton Young also scored 4 of his own in the lopsided victory. Colin Scheidt won 90% of the face-off draws and had 2 goals for Falls Church/Marshall.