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Luke Riley scored three goals and Luke Ravitz added two as Eastern defeated Kingsway 7-1 in Tier I action at the Skate Zone in Voorhees. The win was the sixth in a row for Eastern as they strengthened their hold on the top spot now leading Moorestown by six points. Riley opened the scoring just 36 seconds into the game and Kingsway would get a goal from Robert Licciardello at the seven minute mark to tie the game at 1-1. Ravitz gave the Vikings the lead for good with just under five minutes left in the period. 

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Justin Herskowitz stopped all 23 shots in registering his second shutout of the season as Cherry Hill East defeated Eastern 5-0 in JVA action at the Skate Zone in Voorhees on Sunday night. Five different players scored for the Cougars as they improved to 3-4 on the season, the loss dropped Eastern to 5-4. Justin Moroney scored the only goal of the first period with just over two minutes left with Mason Kahn and Tyler Williams getting the assists. Eastern would have two power play opportunities, but Herskowitz kept them off the scoreboard. 

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Eastern won its fifth game in a row defeating Moorestown 4-1 at the Skate Zone in Voorhees on Monday night. The Vikings jumped out to a 1-0 lead as Kristian Massanova scored a power play goal seven minutes into the game. Moorestown would tie the score at 1-1 just over one minute later as Elias Sulpizio scored his fourth of the season. Midway through the second period Luke Ravitz gave the Vikings the lead for good with Massanova and Constantine Roustas assisting. Vincent Roustas would make it 3-1 less than one minute later and the Vikings led by two goals after two periods. 

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Ryan Karbach and Luke A. Riley scored two goals each as Eastern defeated Egg Harbor Township 5-3 at the Skate Zone in Voorhees. The win was the third in a row for the Vikings after starting the season 0-2-1 and they improved to 3-2-1 overall and stand atop of the Tier I division. Riley and Karbach scored goals in the opening period as the Vikings led 2-0 after one. EHT dominated the shots in the second period 16-3 but could only manage a short-handed goal by Riley Rudolph at the four minute mark to cut the deficit to 2-1. Luke Ravitz got that one back less than one minute later and the Vikings led 3-1. 

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Eastern scored two goals in the opening minute of the first period and they stood up for a 2-1 win over Cherokee in a Sunday night JVA game at Voorhees. Kevin McCafferty and Kevin Burns scored goals in the first 35 seconds as the Vikings led 2-0 early. Despite out-shooting the Vikings 10-6 after one period early in the second period Cherokee was able to capitalize on the power play as Liam Alexander scored at the six minute mark to cut the lead to 2-1. Devin Beale in nets for the Vikings had a strong period as he stopped 11 of 12 shots. 

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Constantine Roustas had two goals and two assists and Ryan Karbach added a goal and three assists as Eastern defeated Egg Harbor Township 9-2 in Tier I action at the Voorhees Skate Zone. The Vikings took control in the first period jumping out to a 3-0 lead on goals by Luke A Riley, Roustas and Sean Pomerantz. Karbach would make it 4-0 right off the opening face-off of the second period and a late goal by Roustas had the lead to 5-0 heading into the third period. 

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Cherokee dug itself a 5-0 hole and almost climbed out of it with a furious rally in the third period but an empty net goal by Kristian Massanova iced the game with 26 seconds left as Eastern defeated Cherokee 6-4 in front of a packed house at the Skate zone in Voorhees on Monday night. Luke A. Riley led the Vikings with two goals. The Vikings took a 3-0 lead after the first period on goals by Vincent Roustas, Luke Ravitz and Riley, who scored shorthanded in the final three minutes. The Chiefs power play would let them down tonight as they went just 1-7 with the man advantage and gave up a short-handed goal. The second period the Vikings would get goals from Kristopher Zapata and Riley’s second and they took a 5-0 lead into the third period. 

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Colin Devine scored twice in the opening five minutes of the game and the Chiefs withstood a late rally by Eastern and won 6-3 in Tier I action played at the Skate Zone in Voorhees. Connor Ryan added a goal late in the first period and the Chiefs took a 3-0 lead into the second period. Goals by Jacob Bianchi and Brendan Forest less than one minute apart midway through the period had the lead to 5-0. With the Chiefs on the power play Jordan Stein would score a short-handed goal for the Vikings to cut the deficit to 5-1. Stein would beat the buzzer as he would get his second of the night with two seconds left in the period and a 5-2 game. 

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Keith MacGregor stopped 31 shots to preserve a 2-2 tie with Eastern in SJHSHL game action played at the Skate zone in Voorhees on Monday night. Luke Riley opened the scoring for the Vikings scoring the only goal of the first period as Eastern controlled much of the play and outshot Shawnee 11-2. Shawnee seemed to get a spark from the play of MacGregor in nets as he kept them in the game and early in the second period Ryan Feast would score the tying goal with Dylan Di Grazio and Thomas McKeown getting the assists. 

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The 2019-2020 SJHSHL kicked off on Friday night at Hollydell with Eastern battling Kingsway. A third period goal by the Vikings Aadan Plank enabled Eastern to tie Kingsway 1-1. After a scoreless first period, Kingsway capitalized on the power play late in the period with Nick Bellapigna converting to give the Dragons a 1-0 lead. Just under seven minutes into the third period, Plank would get the equalizer for the Vikings. Both teams would have some good scoring opportunities, but goalies Max Brozowski for the Vikings and Mike Lieze for the Dragons closed the door and the game ended at 1-1. 

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