The win brings Johnstown to only 3 points from 1st in East Division.
Christian Gorscak recorded his 100 career point with a goal and two assist in a first period onslaught as the visiting Johnstown Tomahawks extended their winning streak to seven games with a 4-2 victory over the Maryland Black Bears on Friday night.
Carson Grainer, Brendan Blair and Pavel Kharin also scored in the opening period as the Hawks improved to 9-1 in their last ten games
Rookie goalie Alex Tracy made 37 saves and recorded his 15th win of the season in 23 starts.
Drew Murphy extended his point streak to 5 in three games with an assist on the opening goal.
Johnstown was playing its first away game in close to a month, and tonight’s victory gives head coach Mike Letizia 199 career wins.
The Hawks will look to extend their winning streak to 8 tomorrow night in the second game of the series in Maryland.
|8:04||JHT||Carson Grainer (6) ASST: Andrew Murphy (9), Malik Alishlalov(21)|
|13:39||JHT||Brendan Blair (5) ASST: Max Kouznetsov(34), Christian Gorscak(38)|
|14:20||JHT||Christian Gorscak(24) ASST: Jesse Lycan (13), Brendan Blair (8)|
|18:47||JHT||Pavel Kharin (10) ASST: Christian Gorscak(39), Carson Gallagher(24)|
|3:59||MYD||Brayden Stannard(13) ASST: Reid Leibold(12), Aidan McDowell(10)|
|8:46||MYD||Cameron Recchi (7) ASST: Jackson Sterrett(23), Aaron Swanson(15)|
|01:41||JHT||Brendan Blair, High Sticking-Minor, 2 min PP|
|06:34||MYD||Cameron Recchi, Hooking-Minor, 2 min PP|
|09:19||MYD||Jack Smiley, Interference-Minor, 2 min PP|
|09:29||JHT||Reed Stark, Interference-Minor, 2 min PP|
|13:44||MYD||Jude Kurtas, Slashing-Minor, 2 min PP|
|17:56||MYD||Garrett Szydlowski, Slashing-Minor, 2 min PP|
|00:25||JHT||Ethan Webb, Interference-Minor, 2 min PP|
|14:37||JHT||Ryan Poorman, Holding-Minor, 2 min PP|