Maryland, Philadelphia, IHA Florida keep winning on Day 2
November 10, 2019
Day 2 of the NAPHL event in Danbury, CT was full of action as each team played two games.
The final day of the event will take place on Sunday, November 10th as all eight teams play one more game and then head home.
There will be no admission charge for the event in Danbury. All games will be broadcast live on HockeyTV
Northeast Generals 6 vs. Florida Alliance 5 (OT) – The Generals blew a 5-2 lead as Florida scored three goals in the 3rd period to send the game to overtime, only to see the Generals win the game with 0.9 seconds remaining in the extra frame to defeat the Alliance, 6-5. The Generals scored all five of their regulation goals in the 2nd period, which included goals from Nick Ramm, John Musella, Max Sazanovets, and Payton Gratz. Adam Smith had the overtime-winner as he tapped home a rebound the game’s final seconds. Florida had two goals from Nick Humaran and others from Mate Imre, Jack Cohen, and Jared Parks. Generals goalie Chris Mehan made 24 saves in the win, while Joseph Garrison made 21 saves in the loss.
Team Maryland 5 vs. Seacoast Spartans 1 – Scott Sellars scored twice to lead Team Maryland to their second win of the NAPHL event in Danbury. Team Maryland opened up a 2-0 lead with 1st period goals from Sean Jones and Christopher Dorrer. Sellars then scored both of his goals in the 2nd period to make it 4-0. William Haigley scored in the 3rd period to make it 5-0. Seacoast got on the board late in the 3rd period with their lone goal of the game from Ryan Mackey. Team Maryland goalie Daniel Crowe made 25 saves in the win, while Ethan Kavanagh made 35 saves in the loss for the Spartans.
Philadelphia Little Flyers 10 vs. 95 Giants 1 – Little Flyers forward Byron Hartley had one of the best games in the NAPHL this season as he scored six goals to help Philadelphia to a big 10-1 win over the 95 Giants. Hartley scored one goal in the 1st period, two goals in the 2nd period and three more goals in the 3rd period. Cole Soster, Jack Costible, and Harrison Dumas (2) had the other goals for the Little Flyers, while Cam Blanchard scored the lone goal for the 95 Giants. Harris Brotman made 25 saves in the win, while AJ Cohen made 50 saves in the loss.
IHA Florida 4 vs. New Jersey Jr. Titans 3 – Ethan Wongus had a hat-trick, which included the game-winning goal in the 3rd period as IHA Florida picked up their first win at the event in Danbury with a 4-3 win over New Jersey. Wongus scored the first two goals for IHA Florida in the 1st period and Samuel Romney added another to make it a 3-1 lead for Florida after one period. Cole Jungwirth had the lone goal for the Titans. The Titans managed to tie the game at 3-3 with goals from Tyler Carter and Joe Solovey, but Wongus netted the game-winner halfway through the 3rd period. Gian Gemperle made 33 saves in the win, while Derek Vastola made 20 saves in the loss.
Seacoast Spartans 3 vs. Florida Alliance 2 – The Spartans never trailed in the game as Ejijah Champman scored two minutes into overtime to give the Spartans their first win at the event in Danbury. After a scoreless 1st period, the Spartans got on the board first with a goal from Ryan Brouillete. Florida would tie the game on a goal from Jared Parks. Jameson Bakke gave the Spartans the lead back late in the 2nd period. The Alliance tied the game at 2-2 late in the 3rd period on a goal from Mate Imre. Austin Sequera made 37 saves in the win, while Blake Valli took the loss, making 34 saves.
Team Maryland 4 vs. Northeast Generals 2 – Team Maryland and Northeast had both won their previous two games in Danbury, setting up a good showdown on Saturday afternoon as Team Maryland took home a 4-2 win. Farrell Dinn had two goals and an assist in the win. Dinn scored the game’s opening goal just :25 seconds in. However, Northeast tied the game at 1-1 later in the period with a goal from Payton Felix. Maryland took a 3-1 lead in the 2nd period with goals from Avvi Tanasiyenko and William Haigley. The Generals pulled to within one goal later in the period thanks to a goal from Max Sazanovets. However, another goal from Dinn in the 3rd period secured the 4-2 win. Team Maryland goalie Collin Berke made 27 saves in the win, while Northeast goalie Jake Essensa made 30 saves in the loss.
Philadelphia Little Flyers 6 vs. New Jersey Jr. Titans 3 – Little Flyers goalie Harris Brotman made 45 saves and Philadelphia got goals from six different players as they won their third game in Danbury with a 6-3 win over New Jersey. The Little Flyers got a 1st period goal from Patrick O’Connell, two goals in the 2nd period from David Matousek and Koby Howat, and three goals in the 3rd period from Jake Moleski, Conor Booth and Byron Hartley. The Jr. Titans got goals from Tyler Carter, Domenick Migliorato, and Cole Jungwirth in the loss. Titans goalie Jackson Cole made 19 saves in the loss.
IHA Florida 4 vs. 95 Giants 2 – Ethan Wongus scored two more goals, bringing his daily total to five goals as IHA Florida won their second game of the day with a 4-2 win over the 95 Giants. Wongus had goals in the 1st and 3rd periods and Cody Thorne and Samuel Romney also had goals in the 2nd period. The Giants got both their goals from Matt Pederson. Jake Romney made 33 saves in the win for IHA Florida, while Mason Matthews made 44 saves in the Giants loss.