|OWINGS MILLS, Md. —The Mustangs had an aggressive battle against Wesley to end a two-game losing slump. The Mustangs came out with the 13–8 win to improve their overall record to 7-2 and 5-0 in the CAC. |
In the first period, the Mustangs took a 2-0 lead within the first five minutes. Greg Furshman (Miami , FL / Towson University ) scored the first goal unassisted and Zach Walsh (Reisterstown , MD / Loyola HS) scored the second goal assisted by Jimmy Dailey (Westminster , MD / Winter Mills HS). Wesley scored their first goal at 9:41 to make the score 2-1. Villa’s Chris Baldwin (Baltimore , MD / Calvert Hall HS/ USNA) answered with a goal at 7:48 to give the Mustangs a 3-1 lead. Wesley came back and tied up the game, 3-3, by the end of the period.
The second period was dominated by the Mustangs. Matt Miller (Denver, CO/ George Washington HS/ Essex CC) scored two goals- one at 14:12 unassisted and the other at 10:54 assisted by Andrew White (Cockeysville, MD/ Loyola HS)- to make the score 5-3. White went on to score at 8:03 and Dailey scored with two minutes left in the period to give the Mustangs a four-goal lead, 7-3, at halftime.
After halftime, both teams came out strong. Walsh scored within seconds of the half to start up the Mustangs and extend the lead to 8-3. Wesley’s Jeff Montgomery answered with a quick goal. The Mustangs shut down the Wolverines for the rest of the period. Dailey scored an unassisted goal at 10:52, Baldwin scored at 9:23 with an assist by Healey, Kevin Donnelly (Laurel, MD/ St. Vincent Pallotti HS/ Greensboro) scored at 7:12 assisted by Dailey, and White scored the last goal of the period at 2:15 assisted by Mike Gustowarow (Riva, MD/ Dematha HS) to make the score 12-4.
Wesley’s Dan Skeels came out full-force in the fourth period. He scored three goals against the Mustangs to make the score 12-7. Baldwin stopped his scoring run by putting one in the net at 5:36. Wesley’s Nick Pisacano scored the last goal of the day at 3:36 to close the gap to five, 13-8.