posted on September 14, 2016 at 9:03 AM
On Saturday September 10th the Rebels Bantam 14U team played at Protec PondsRink against the Protec Ducks. Aidan Dowsett scored within the first minute of the 1st period to take the lead for the Rebels. They continued to hold the lead until the third period, with a score of 4 to 2 with another goal scored by Aidan Dowsett, and one each by Ryan Williams and John Benedetto. The Ducks took the lead in the 3rd period with a score of 5 to 4, with 4:51 remaining. The Rebels never gave up, with 1 second remaining Aidan Dowsett completed his hat trick scoring in regulation to tie the game. After 2 exciting overtime periods, the game ended in a tie.
The next morning, the Rebels hosted the 3rd place Red Bank Generals. Connor Hall with an assist from Joe Derasmo scored the first and only goal in the game with 5:32 remaining in the 1st period. The team continued playing strong throughout the game. With the help of Ryan Nocerino saving 40 out of 40 shots, the Rebels shut down the Generals with a hard fought and exciting 1-0 win.