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After surrendering a three goal lead Riverfront scored a power play goal with four minutes left in the game as they defeated St Joe’s 6-5 in the late game at Hollydell. St Joe’s led 2-0 after one period on goals by Devin Lawless-Gattone and one on the power play from Cooper Root. Riverfront would respond as they scored a season high five in the second period. Anthony Machion would score two goals in a span of seventy five seconds to tie the game at 2-2 less than two minutes into the period. Dinos Klentzeris and Brayden McFadden scored nineteen seconds apart at the six minute mark to give Riverfront a 4-2 lead. Colin Sabatino made it 5-2 midway through the period and Riverfront had a comfortable three goal lead as we headed into the third period.

St Joe’s needed to respond early and that they did as Zachary Dean scored in the opening minute to make it 5-3. Thirty seconds later Deaglan Kelly made it 5-4 and suddenly St Joe’s was back in the game at 5-4. Tyler Eahart would tie the score at 5-5 with nine minutes left in the game. At the six minute mark St Joe’s was down a man and Riverfront would score on the power play as Billy Laste would connect for his fourth of the season. The Raiders would hold on for their fourth win of the season.

Written by Mike Costantino

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