WEEK 3 GAME RECAPS & MVP'S

BALLERS DIVISION (3rd/4th)

Game 1
Cavalier Orange - 2
Cavalier Blue - 7

In the first game of the new year, Cavalier’s Blue and Orange teams spent the first 12 minutes of game racking up six combined penalties. Cavalier Blue scored on two of their power plays with goals from Neil Wasilausky and Riggins Legler. Although Cavalier Orange was unable to capitalize on a major penalty, with two minutes left in the period,  Luke North blew past his defender and scored, beating the goal top-shelf. Cavalier Blue lead 2-1 going into the half. In the second half, Cavalier Blue’s Riggins Legler added three goals earning the hat trick, along with Matthew See and Connor Burton who add a goal a piece, Cavalier Blue pulled away to earn the 7-2 win. Griffin Roed scored the Orange’s second half goal.  
MVP's: Riggins Legler & Luke North

FUTURE ELITE DIVISION (5th/6th)

Game 2
Cavalier Blue - 3
Cavalier Orange - 2

Cavlier’s Blue and Orange traded goals and penalties during the first half. Cavalier Orange’s Myles Mitchell beat the net-minder at the 12 minute mark giving his team early led. However, Logan Legler turned a turnover in to a short-handed goal helping the Blue’s kill a major penalty and tying the game 1-1 to go into halftime. Stellar defense and hard hits kept things even in the second half, until, at the 12 minute mark, Nate Woodward put the Blue’s up, ripping a shot past the goalie. However, 25 seconds later, the Orange answered, with a top shelf rocket, by Hayden Glahe. The game traded three power play opportunities  apiece, until the final minute of even, four vs. four play ended in 2-2 tie as regulation time expired, sending the game to a shootout. Nate Woodward goal for the Blues was all they needed to secure the shootout victory.
MVP's: Nate Woodward & Myles Mitchell

Game 3
Commonwealth - 7
TRW Wolfpack - 6

The Commonwealth and Wolfpack was fiercely physical right from the opening face-off trading hard hits and goals for most of the first half. Jacob Stromberg and Cameron Alberts scored for the Wolfpack, while Aarez Ahmed, Gavin Gilmore and Cooper Woodring netting goals for the Commonwealth, giving them a 3-2 lead going into the half. Commonwealth pulled away early in the second half with goals from Marino Yozzi and Cole Rogstad. Additionally, Gavin Gilmore and Cooper Woodring added their second goals of the afternoon. However, Wolfpack were able to pull within one twice in the last minute of the game with goals from Kevin Reyes and a hat trick from Joe Magliocca.  However with 8 seconds remaining Commonwealth were able to tie up the face-off and held on for the one goal win!
MVP's: Joe Magliocca & Gavin Gilmore

JUNIOR ELITE DIVISION (7th/8th)

Game 4
Cavalier Orange - 8
Hard Lax Elite - 4

Cavalier Orange took the opening face-off the first Junior Elite division game of the afternoon, and scored, with a rocket from Benjamin Hess. The Orange then got goals from Hayden Ribbentrop, and two goals from Will Cramp and Brady Carmical. The Orange took a 6-0 lead into halftime. Will Cramp added his hat trick goal four minutes in the second half. Lucas Owens beat the Orange net-minder, getting Hard Lax on the scoreboard, starting a 4-0 run as Hard Lax was living up to their name.  Hard Lax, scoring four unanswered including goals from Christian Lee and two from Avi Ruiz. A late boarding major penalty put the Orange on the Power Play for the last four minutes of the game, adding a goal from, Hayden Ribbentrop, as they took the 8-4 win.
MVP's: Avi Ruiz & Isaac Pipes

Game 5
Cavalier Blue - 9
Vienna Eskimos - 7

Cavalier Blue pushed out to a 3-0 lead behind goals from Gage Brady. Drew Mazzocco, and Caleb Blow until Smith Quinn, Connor Tinkham, and Caleb Partridge scored for the Eskimos, knotting things up at 3. Brady Echols added a late goal, putting the Blues up 4-3 at the half. The second half saw teams trading goals, hard hits and penalties. Cavalier Blue has goals from Austin Knapp, Xavier Legler, Mac Colavecchio, Will Cramp and Kobe Link. However, the Eskimos battled back from two and three goal deficits thanks to scoring from Mark Rubley, Levi Wentz, and Oliver Hau. Following Oliver Hau’s goal, the Eskimos, within two goals, won the face-off, but after shots went wide, the Blues grabbed the ground ball, and the win.
MVP's: Will Cramp & Jackson Oskuie

Game 6
Dulles South - 13
Oscar Mike - 1

Dulles South took the opening face-off and did not look back. Outstanding efforts from Mason Clavelli, Byce Gunn, Tyler Yoder, and Ryan  Kehoe helped dominate a younger Oscar Mike squad. Oscar Mike played tough though with solid efforts by Junior Vera-Puna, Mason Altman, Andrew Simpson, Caden Lenz, and Hank Holden. 
MVP's: Mason Clavelli & Hank Holden

Game 7
Hammers - 13
CBLL Knighthawks - 0

Behind a valiant effort by goalie, Peri Christopoulos (23 saves), an undermanned Knighthawks could not keep up with the offensive firepower of the Hammers. Jason Falso led the way for the hammers, with other contributions from Zach Presgraves, Trey Talucci, Mikey Richardson, and Colby Silver. 
MVP's: Peri Christopoulos & Jason Falso

HS ELITE

Game 8
CBLL Wildcats - 8
CBLL Swarm - 3

CBLL Wildcats got off to a fast start led by Wyatt Marvil’s two goals. Wildcats also had goals from David Clements and Joe Purvis. The Swarm’s Hall Pritchard's goal cut into the early Wildcats lead going into the half. The second half proved to be a defensive battle back-and-forth, but Liam Waldron’s and Joseph Sciortino’s goals for the Wildcats were enough to cruise to the 8-3 win. Sutton Taliaferro scored in the second half for the Swarm in a solid effort.
MVP's: Wyatt Marvil & Sutton Taliaferro

Game 9
PW Warriors - 6
Chantilly - 5

N/A
MVP's: Nathan George & Aidan Gobaira