Friday, December 15, 2017

Warhawks come from behind to beat Oakton 4-3

With a stunning come from behind effort, the Warhawk varsity defeated the Oakton Cougars 4-3. Oakton scored 2 goals midway in the first period but the Hawks came back late in the first with an unassisted goal from forward Matt Hetherington. The Cougars would hold their lead thru much of the 2nd period however an onslaught of penalties would hamper their offense. Forward Luke Pohlman, assisted by Jeff Hunter would tie the game up late in the first and defenseman Nick Willey, assisted by TJ Ezzard would score the go ahead goal early in the 3rd period. Matt Hetherington, assisted by Jeff Hunter would give the Warhawks and insurance goal midway through the 3rd period. The Cougars would score late in the 3rd however it was too little too late. Warhawk goalie Ben D’Haiti turned away 32 shots as the Cougars outshot the Warhawks 35 to 16 however it was quality over quantity. Madison’s next game is against Woodgrove, Sunday January 7, 2018 at 8:10PM at Ashburn Ice House.

Check out some of the photos.
photos by: Adam Shayne