The beat goes on with a Hawks win, 13-12. The St.Joseph’s Hawks (5-3, 5-0 NEC) made the trip to Geneva, NY to face the Hobart Statesmen (3-2, 3-2 NEC).
Bobby Baltzer (1g) kicked things off with just :11 played, giving Hobart an early lead. Levi Anderson (3g) took forty-five seconds to even the score. Jack Groome (1g) and Derek Madonna (4g,2a) stepped up to make a statement for the Statesmen and made it 3-1.
Matt Bohmer (3g,1a) with :12 remaining, closed the first quarter scoring at 3-2.
Matt Tufano (2g,1a) and Matt Bohmer kept the Matt show rolling and the Hawks were soaring with a 4-3 edge. Madonna, Ryan Archer (1g,1a) followed by Tommy Mott (2g,1a), another Madonna tally, Chad Bach (1g), and yet another from Madonna made it 9-4 in favor of the home team. Tucker Brown (1g,1a) closed the first half with St. Joe’s staring at a 9-5 deficit.
Goals would be even in the third with Ryan Doran (1g,1a) scoring for the Hawks only to be matched by Anthony Datellas (1g). Tufano and Mott also exchanged net benders to take us to the fourth. Notice I did not write the final Quarter?
Evan Campbell (1g,3a), Zach Cole (1g), and Anderson got things to 12-10. Bradley Simas (1g) stopped the uprising with 6:57 remaining but St. Joe’s put it in an extra gear furnished by the first of the year from Liam Hare and Bohmer with 4:24 left to send it to a usual St. Joe’s place, overtime. Anderson got the best of Hobart netminder, Kevin Holtby, with 2:32 to go and the Hawks picked up their second overtime in three tries.
In Case You Were Wondering
Shots were 50-44 the visitors were as well as shots on goal, 28-22. Hobart had 19 turnovers with the Hawks turning it back 17 times.
Hobart won the ground ball battle, 32-27 while face-offs were even at 14-14. The beat goes on with a Hawks win.
Kevin has followed and promoted the game of lacrosse since May 19, 1974.
The same day the Philadelphia Flyers won the Cup, the Philadelphia Wings were introduced to Neibauer and Philadelphia.
Kevin has covered many sports, including baseball, football, basketball, and.. lacrosse. A former licensed football referee and baseball umpire, Kevin brings a unique insight to his game coverage.
A published writer in JustHockey Magazine, Kevin covered the American Hockey League as well as a monthly story on a pugilist where Kevin used the pen name, The Rink Rat. Neibauer turned his attentions to lacrosse for a few years and does his part, whether podcasting or writing to grow the game. Kevin branched out to his roots and currently provides insight for all Philadelphia teams for Edge of Philly as well as his full-time duties with LaxPhilly.