Brunswick lost to ninth-ranked Gunnery on Friday night in Hartong Rink, 4-3. The Bruins return to action with a home game on Saturday against Berkshire.
Charles Shaffer netted his 14th goal to open the scoring in the first period, giving the Bruins a 1-0 lead.
In the second period, following a game-tying, power-play goal by Gunnery, the Bruins retook the lead on a Ryan St. Louis goal with 12:30 left. The St. Louis tally was his 14th, tying Shaffer for the team lead.
Trailing 2-1, the Hilltoppers responded with a three-goal run to close out the second period.
Facing a 4-2 deficit in the third period, Brunswick made it a one-goal game at 11:59, as Jude Brower notched his third goal of the season. Down the stretch, the Bruins could not net the equalizer, as Gunnery skated away with the 4-3 win.
Gunnery 0 4 0 = 4 (18-4-1)
Brunswick 1 1 1 = 3 (10-10-4)
(B) Charles Shaffer (Ryan St. Louis, Paul Davey) 5:09
(G) Robert Cronin (Alex Jefferies) 5X4 1:26
(B) Ryan St. Louis (Henry Dale, Paul Davey) 5:30
(G) Riley Brennan (Aden Hotchkiss) 6:22
(G) Mason Beecher (Jake Di Girolamo, Mark D'agostino) 11:25
(G) Robert Cronin (Alex Jefferies) SHG 17:02
(B) Jude Brower (Paul Davey, Ryan St. Louis) 5:01
(G) JP Mella (54:00) 32/35 (3 GA)
(B) Dan Dachille (54:00) 23/27 (4 GA)