Benedictine spoiled senior night for the Brecksville Bees by defeating them 8-4 on Thursday night, January 18th in a White South Division league game at the Brooklyn Ice Arena.
Brecksville took their only lead of the game with a power play goal at the 7:05 mark of the 1st period, but Bengal freshman Jack McBride scored his first career high-school goal a few minutes later to tie the game. Matt Carson and Mike Price provided the assists. Sophomore Mike Wilk then gave Benedictine a 2-1 lead with his 15th goal of the season, with Andrew Schiffer and Mark Tisdale getting the assists.
The Bengals carried the momentum into the 2nd period where they outscored the Bees 3-1. Luke Brown, Carson and Wilk scored the goals while assists were contributed by Wilk, Schiffer, Price, Henry Jacobs, Brown, & Tisdale. A late Brecksville goal made the score 5-2 after 2 periods.
Senior Ted Houser’s slapshot found the back of the net in the 3rd period to extend the lead to 6-2. McBride and Price added the assists. After another Bees goal, Mark Tisdale added a slapshot goal of his own, with Schiffer picking up the lone assist. Brecksville then closed the gap to 7-4, but Mike Price’s powerplay goal from Carson and McBride at the 2:02 mark of the 3rd period provided the final 8-4 margin. Junior Mike Iammarino played his first career game in goal for Benedictine and stopped 23 of 27 Brecksville shots to earn the win.
The Bengals overall record is now 10-9-2, while their league record is 4-3-0. They return to the ice on Saturday, January 20th at 7:00pm when they face the NDCL Lions at the Cleveland Heights Ice Pavilion in another White South Division league game.
|7:15pm, Thursday, January 18th, 2018; Benedictine @ Brecksville|
|Brecksville||(4-18-0 overall, 0-6-0 league)|
|Benedictine||(10-9-2 overall, 4-3-0 league)|
|Brecksville||Will Morgan (unassisted) PP 7:05|
|Benedictine||Jack McBride (Matt Carson, Mike Price) 3:32|
|Benedictine||Mike Wilk (Andrew Schifffer, Mark Tisdale) 2:02|
|Benedictine||Luke Brown (Mike Wilk, Andrew Schiffer) 12:37|
|Benedictine||Matt Carson ( Mike Price, Henry Jacobs) 6:26|
|Benedictine||Mike Wilk (Luke Brown, Mark Tisdale) 4:22|
|Brecksville||Will Morgan (Brendin Lewis) 2:45|
|Benedictine||Ted Houser (Jack McBride, Mike Price) 9:19|
|Brecksville||Shaz Merchant (Will Morgan, Chase Hudock) PP 8:24|
|Benedictine||Mark Tisdale (Andrew Schiffer) PP 5:21|
|Brecksville||Will Morgan (Shaz Merchant, Brandin Lewis) PP 3:05|
|Benedictine||Mike Price (Matt Carson, Jack McBride) PP 2:02|
|Benedictine||Mike Iammarino (Win, 27 shots, 23 saves)|
|Brecksville||Justin Blauman (Loss, 47 shots, 39 saves)|
|Power Plays||Benedictine (2 of 3), Brecksville (2 of 2)|