Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 5/3/16
Avon Grove scored five unanswered goals to break open a 2-2 game and claimed a 9-5 win over host Bishop Shanahan today, moving the Red Devils into undisputed possession of foirst place in the Ches-Mont League.
The Devils – the No. 4 team in the Phillylacrosse.com Rankings – improved to 11-1 overall and 7-0 in the league. The No. 7 Eagles are 11-1 and 6-1 in the league.
The win also snapped Bishop Shanahan’s 29-game league win streak.
Avon Grove took control of the game after Doug Jones put the Devils up, 3-2, with 8:30 to play in he first half. Beau Kush (two goals) made it 4-2 and Zach Augustine added another.
Avbon Grove tallied two more goals late int he half, by Brendan Harman and Augustine.
A key for the Devils in the first half was the face-off work of Nat Hammond, who went 9 for 9.
Bishop Shanahan did make a comeback attempt as Alex Wagner, Sam Goforth and Ryan Smith (two goals) all scored to make it 7-5. But Kush scored early in the final period and defenseman Brayden Peck closed the scoring.
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Avon Grove 9, Bishop Shanahan 5
Avon Grove 0-7-0-2 – 9
B. Shanahan 1-1-3-0- 5
Robert Amanto 1g
Zach Augustine 2g, 1a
Jake Smith 1g
Doug Jones 1g
Beau Kush 2g
Brendan Harman 1g
Brayden Peck 1g
Ryan Smith 2g
Connor Hesiman 1g, 1a
Alex Wagner 1g
Sam Goforth 1g