ODENTON, Maryland. – The Johnstown Tomahawks faced off against the Maryland Black Bears for the first of a two game series on Friday. The Hawks would defeat the Black Bears, 5-1.
A recent addition to the Johnstown roster, goaltender David Tomeo started in net. He put together an impressive debut where he stopped 42 of 43 Maryland shots.
The Tomahawks offense was firing on all cylinders throughout the game, with 5 Tomahawks racking up multiple points in the contest. Bennett Stockdale now leads the team in total points (16) and assists (11), and Carson Gallagher remains the leading goal scorer (8).
1st Period Recap:
- 14:58 Johnstown power play goal scored by Noah Basarab, assisted by Max Kouznetsov and Bennett Stockdale.
- 19:40 Johnstown power play goal scored by Carson Gallagher, assisted by Bennett Stockdale and Noah Basarab.
Shots on Goal After the First Period: Johnstown (7) | Maryland (17)
2nd Period Recap
- 4:38 Maryland goal scored by Wilmer Skoog, assisted by Jackson Sterrett.
- 12:16 Johnstown goal scored by Jesse Lycan, assisted by Sean Bauchens and Max Kouznetsov.
Shots on Goal After the Second Period: Johnstown (17) | Maryland (29)
3rd Period Recap
- 2:56 Johnstown goal scored by Max Kouznetsov, assisted by Jesse Lycan and Sean Bauchens.
- 13:55 Johnstown short-handed goal scored by Quinn Warmuth, assisted by Tristan Poissant and Ethan Webb.
Final Shots on Goal count: Johnstown (27) | Maryland (43)
Three Stars of the Game
- Max Kouznetsov (F), Johnstown
- David Tomeo (G), Johnstown
- Jesse Lycan (F), Johnstown
The Tomahawks will face the Black Bears again on Saturday, October 12th. Johnstown will play one more away series next week against the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights on October 18th and 19th before returning home on October 25th.
Three promotions are on deck with the next Tomahawks home stand:
October 25th – Reg Kent bobblehead giveaway presented by Valley Printing, ASL Awareness Night
October 26th – Trick or Treat at the Rink presented by The Tribune-Democrat
October 27th – Sundies Undies Toss benefiting the Womens Help Center
Tickets are available in-person at the 1ST SUMMIT ARENA Box Office and online at www.1stSummitArena.com/go/Tomahawks.