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Balanced scoring paces Vikings over Township

By Mike Costantino, 11/26/18, 11:15PM EST

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Six different players scored goals as Eastern defeated Washington Township 7-1

Six different players scored goals as Eastern defeated Washington Township 7-1 in Tier I action played at the Skate Zone in Voorhees. Luke Riley led the offense with two goals. Township took their only lead of the night at the five minute mark of the first period as Harrison Rauh would convert on a feed from Andrew McGinley. The Vikings would score the next seven goals, including the tying goal just twenty seven seconds later with Ryan Karbach getting his sixth of the season and we were tied at 1-1. With Township on the power play with five minutes left in the period, Kristopher Zapata would score a short-handed goal to give the Vikings a 2-1 lead. With the period winding down Kristian Massanova put home his second goal of the season to give Eastern a 3-1 lead heading into the second period. Offensively the Vikings launched 20 shots and carried the play after the first five minutes.

Goals by Gunner Rogers and Riley in the first five minutes had the lead to 5-1. Township would outshoot Eastern 11-10 in the period but freshman goalie Max Brzozowski kept them off the board. Riley would get his second of the night with just over five minutes left in the game and Constantine Roustas would close out the scoring late in the period. With the win Eastern improved to 4-2 on the season.