Black Knights ground Hawks, 13-5. The St. Joseph’s Hawks (0-3) went north to take on the 13th Ranked Army Black Knights. Brendan Nichtern (4g, 3a) started the ground assault for Army just 2:02 in. Shayne Fable (2g) knotted it up :34 later before the bottom fell in.
Bobby Abshire (2g) struck twice in just under two minutes. The second was on the advantage and set up by Brandan Nichtern. Nickolas Edinger (1g) added another in the waning seconds and Army was marching with a 4-1 advantage.
The full-frontal attack continued with Army grinding out a 5-0 second quarter when Alex Gekas (2g), Trevor Kelly (1g), Liam Davenport (1g), another from Gekas, and finally, the man with the best name in sports, Danny Kielbasa (1g,1a) pushed it to 9-1 at the half. Ryan Doran (1g) ended the onslaught to get it to 9-2.
:33 later, Shayne Fable added his second and the issue was, was the deficit too much to overcome? Nichtern checked in and erased the Hawks goals. Sadly for the Hawks, they were overmatched in this one. Not going down without a battle, Matt Bohmer (2g) converted a Tucker Bown (1a) set up to bring it to 11-4.
Nichtern and Nicholas Garofano (1g) countered before Bohmer registered his second to close out the 13-5 contest. Army had the advantage in shots, 42-37, and Ground balls, 29-27. Zach Cole continues to dominate from the “x” and was a stellar 14 of 22 while collecting 10 ground balls. Black Knights ground Hawks.