A Hot Start
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After rain pushed back the start of league play we were greeted with 90 degree weather. To say it was a hot start was no exaggeration.
In the first game of the morning the GeriHattricks and Decapitators battled in a tight match with Ryan Williamson proving to be the difference in goal for the GeriHattricks’ 3 – 1 victory.
Game 2 saw the Tuttle Park All-Star jump out to a 3 – 0 lead. The Byrne Outs came back with back-to-back goals by Nate Tarr and Brett Chaffin to cut the lead to 3 – 2. Time ran out on the Byrne Outs come back as Nick Lane held off a furious attempt to tie the game in the waning minutes to secure the victory for the Tuttle Park All-Stars.
The final game of the day was the second leg of a GeriHattricks double header versus The Plague. Both teams were skating short handed and the real winner seemed to be the heat. Parker Furbee led the ‘Hattricks with a hat trick of his own plus an assist in a 7 – 2 victory. Some of the action captured from The Plague v. GeriHattricks:
Adam Barnett admiring his shot
Ed Eyble carrying the play into the offensive zone on his way to score
Captain Buzz Green congratulating a teammate
Tom Townsend in slow-motion with the ball
Brian Jack trying not to let the heat win
Here is the GoPro video from week 1 provided by Andrew Telfer
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Weather is looking good for this weeks games. Here is the schedule for the June 18th games:
Game 1 : 10:30 am – Tuttle Park All-Stars v. Decapitators
Game 2: 11:30 am – Byrne Outs v. The Plague