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Josh Handshaw scored with two minutes left in the game to snap a 5-5 game and give Mainland a 6-5 win over St Joe’s in a Tier III game played at the Skate Zone in Voorhees. Leading 4-1 after the first period on goals from Matt Schenkov, Sean Bowman, Tim Vant and Jack Handshaw, Mainland would see that lead evaporate in the second period. St Joe’s would capitalize on two power play opportunities, first in the opening minute of the second period Paulie Petrongolo would cut the deficit to 4-2. Petrongolo would make it 4-3 scoring a short-handed goal and Nick Frangos would notch his second of the night on the power play late in the period.

Mainland would take a 5-4 lead five minutes into the final period as Paddy McFadden would score his seventh goal of the season.St Joe’s would rally late in the period as Anthony Lovell would tie the score at 5-5 with just over three minutes left. Just over one minute later Handshaw would net the game winner with Ian Hutchings getting the assist.

Written by Mike Costantino

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