Middletown, NJ – In the final game of the weekend series and for the second consecutive game, the Johnstown Tomahawks beat the New Jersey Titans in overtime 3-2 Sunday afternoon at Middletown Ice World.
The Titans once again got the opening goal when Hunter Alden scored on the power play 1:56 into the opening period, which would be the score going into the first intermission.
New Jersey would then add to their score at the 15:07 mark of the second period, with Wade Novak putting his team ahead 2-0.
The Tomahawks would answer back a little over a minute later, with Joe Kile (assisted by Roman Kraemer and Samuel Solensky) scoring his 14th of the season.
Johnstown would go into the third down 2-1. A little over three minutes into the period, Carson Briere (assisted by Solensky and Christian Gorscak) would tie the game at two on the power play.
The game would again have to be decided in overtime. At the 3:43 mark of the extra period, Ben Schmidling (assisted by Briere and Andrew Quetell) would score his 13th of the season to win it for the Tomahawks.
Johnstown returns to action Friday night at 7 p.m. when they open up a three-game weekend series against the Northeast Generals at 1st SUMMIT ARENA @ Cambria County War Memorial.