ODENTON, MD. – Another late goal decided Saturday night’s game at the Piney Orchard Ice Arena.
Cameron Hebert scored with 58 seconds left in the game to finish off Johnstown’s come from behind victory.
Both teams scored a goal in the opening period. Joey Baez got his first goal of the season to put the Tomahawks ahead 1-0 at 2:31.
Maryland’s Cameron Teamor matched that at 11:58 to tie the game at 1-1.
The Tomahawks had a big shot advantage in the 1st, 16-6, but Black Bear goalie David Tomeo was up to the challenge.
Daylon Mannon started the scoring in an action packed second period when he beat Carter McPhail at 8:52 to give Maryland it’s first lead of the night.
Sean Bauchens tied the game 2-2 with his first goal of the 2018-19 season at 12:05 of the 2nd period.
The Black Bears put in the next two goals, Lukas Ljungblom and Quinn Warmuth, to give Maryland a two goal lead.
Cameron Hebert scored with 1:15 left in the second to cut the lead to one goal and give the team a boost going in to the locker room.
After assisting on both second period Tomahawk goals, Samuel Solensky scored his 7th goal of the season to tie the game 4-4.
Not satisfied with his late second period goal, Cameron Hebert did it again with just 58 seconds remaining in regulation to give the Tomahawks a 5-4 victory!
With the victory Johnstown improved it’s record to 8-4 and now sits at the top of the East Division with an 8-4 record good for 16 points.
Next up for the Tomahawks is a two game series with the WBS Knights at the Revolution Ice Centre starting on Friday 10/19/18 @7:00PM
Johnstown returns to 1st Summit Arena on Saturday, Oct. 27 at 7 p.m., for Hat-Trick or Treat presented by Forever Media. Fans are encouraged to dress up and participate in an indoor trick-or-treat at the game. Souvenir tote bags will be given out courtesy of Forever Media.
Sunday, Oct. 28 at 5 p.m. is the traditional Pucks & Paws event. Fans can bring their friendly dogs to the game for a $5 dog ticket. Souvenir dog leashes will be given away courtesy of Cambria Vet Care. The Tomahawks will accepted donations of dog food and pet cleaning supplies for the Humane Society of Cambria County.