Thursday, September 5, 2019

2019/20 Season Preparation Begins

The 2019-20 NVSHL High School hockey season will soon be upon us. The Warhawks have a strong group of players and are looking forward to a good season. They will be fielding Varsity and JV teams. The JV will be combining with some players from McLean HS. NVSHL regular season games don't begin until November but practices will kickoff in September. The first two practice slots on Tues 9/10 at 5:30 am and Tues 9/17 at 5:30 am will be used for player evaluation prior to final Varsity and JV roster selections. Steve Crespy will be the new Warhawks head coach this season and Steve Willey will be serving as team manager as well as assistant coaching. Go Warhawks!

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Warhawks fall to Gonzaga 3-7

The Madison Warhawks fell to Gonzaga 3-7. Madison played a strong first period with 3 goals and started the 2nd period up 3-2, but that lead would collapse with 5 unanswered goals scored by Gonzaga in the 2nd and 3rd periods. Goal scorers for Madison were Jake Alford, assisted by Michael Nardotti at 7:39 in the 1st, TJ Ezzard assisted by Michael Nardotti again at 2:40 in the 1st and an unassisted goal by Nick Cooper at 1:37 in the 1st. Goalie Ben D’Haiti would turn away 30 of Gonzaga’s 37 shots and Madison would put 20 on Gonzaga’s net.

The Warhawks face Woodson on Sunday June 2nd at 7:00pm.

Sunday, May 19, 2019

Warhawks vs Yorktown

Madison Warhawks fall to Yorktown 2-6 - With the Warhawks missing several experienced players and facing a chippy opponent, the team fell to the Patriots 2-6. Madison prevented a shut out with an unassisted goal late in the 2nd period from defenseman Will Albrittain and another goal by JT Gary fed by a shot from Katherine Willey early in the 3rd period. The Patriots outshot the Warhawks 36 to 12. A lopsided distribution of penalties by the officials hampered the Warhawks from getting into a rhythm.

The Warhawks face Gonzaga next Wednesday May 22 at 7:40pm at Skatequest.

Sunday, May 5, 2019

Warhawks fall to Huskies

The Madison Warhawks fell to the Flint Hill Huskies 2-4 on Sunday 5/5. The Huskies would maintain dominance through the game with 2 goals in the first period and 2 goals in the second. Madison prevented being blanked with a unassisted goal midway through the 3rd period by George Bilidas and another late in the 3rd by Leo Steiner. Net duties were filled by guest goalie Arman Dorosheff. The Warhawks were outshot 34 – 21.

Madison’s next game is Sunday May 19th at 5:20pm vs. Yorktown.

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Madison ties Robinson 1-1

In a game that could be better titled “Battle of the Goaltenders”, the Madison Warhawks tied the Robinson Rams 1-1, with Robinson out shooting Madison 38 to 25. After a scoreless first period, the Rams got on the scoreboard first with a screened shot. The Warhawks tied it up late in the 2nd with an authoritative bar down goal fired by TJ Ezzard, assisted by Joseph Emery. The Warhawks would ring the irons several more times in the 3rd period but all were denied. Goalie Ben D’Haiti kept Madison in the game with an excellent performance.

Madison faces the Flint Hill Huskies next Sunday May 5th at 3:50pm.

Sunday, April 14, 2019

Warhawks rout Paul VI / St. Stephens Panthers 10-2

Madison saw scoring from 8 different players and assists from 3 others. The Warhawks opened up scoring at the 13:32 mark of the 1st period with an unassisted goal from Keegan Sweeney. Additional goals were scored by Tom Hetherington, Matt Hetherington (2), Ben Cowell, Katherine Willey (2), Alex Keeffe, Jack Hunter and Oliver Cervantes. Assists were by Leo Steiner (3), Nick Cooper, Nick Willey, Tom Hetherington (3), Katherine Willey and John Mannino. The Panthers scored a goal at the start of the 2nd a 3rd periods, but with only 19 shots on net versus Madison’s 46 it would not be enough to close the gap. Goalie Ben D’Haiti would turn away 17 shots. The Warhawks next game is Sunday April 28 at 5:25 pm vs. Robinson.

Sunday, April 7, 2019

Warhawks tie vs. South Lakes 3-3

Madison faced an equally young South Lakes team and spent much of the game in catch up mode but managed to even it up late in the 3rd period. The Warhawks started off the scoring with a goal by Preston Cain, assisted by Max Marr with 6 minutes remaining in the first. South Lakes would earn 2 goals in the 2nd period, but the Warhawks would tie things up early in the 3rd period with an unassisted goal from Max Marr. The Seahawks would pull ahead with 3:20 left in the 3rd, but Madison would tie it up with 2:32 left in the game with a goal from rising freshman Peter Dorosheff, assisted by TJ Ezzard. The Warhawks fired off 26 shots and goalie Ben D’Haiti would turn away 17 of South Lakes 20 shots.

The Warhawks face Paul the 6th/ St. Stephens on Sunday April 14th at 2:15pm at Skatequest.