Back to back days.. The Rivalry Continues
The Don Bosco Ironmen will continue onto the Bergen County Championship after beating the Bergen Catholic Crusaders 3-2 on Monday evening. After a tough competition between the two opponents, the Ironmen were able to break the tie in the third period to take the win.
The first period was full of strong defense on both teams. Don Bosco’s, Joe Verboys scored his first of two goals with 10:32 seconds remaining in the 1st period. Bergen Catholic managed to tie up the game at 1-1, after Tyler Antonucci scored with 3:03 seconds remaining. The 1st period ended with a score of 1-1, and the Ironmen lead with a 19-9 shot advantage.
To open the second period, Don Bosco’s, Eddie Leitgeb scored, giving the Ironmen the lead, with a score of 2-1. With 4:42 left in the second period, the Crusaders tied the game up at 2-2. The second period ended with a score of 2-2, and a 25-15 shot advantage for the Ironmen.
The final 15 minutes were filled with shots on goal for both teams. With 10:17 to go in the game, Joe Verboys scored the final goal of the game. The Ironmen lead with a 30-25 shot advantage at the end of the game. The Ironmen will now advance to the Championship after there 3-2 win over the Crusaders.
Next the Don Bosco Ironmen will take on Ramsey High School in the Bergen County Tournament Championship on January 22nd.