Brunswick broke a 2-2 tie at Gunnery by scoring three unanswered goals in the third period, as the Bruins, ranked eighth in the latest USHR.com weekly prep poll, posted a 5-2 road win on Friday night. Brunswick improves to 18-5-2 overall, as the Bruins have won seven of their last eight contests.
Brunswick has four regular season games remaining ahead of a potential post-season bid, including a rematch with Gunnery at Hartong Rink on Friday, February 21.
In a scoreless second period, Brunswick’s Andon Cerbone netted the opening goal of the game, taking a pass from Connor Welsh from behind the net, as Cerbone moved across the crease from left to right for the power-play tally.
Gunnery notched a game-tying goal following a faceoff win in the Bruins’ zone to make it a 1-1 contest near the midpoint of the second period.
With 8:51 remaining in the second frame, Matthew McGroarty netted a tough-angle shot, giving the Bruins a 2-1 lead with 8:51 remaining.
In the final seconds of the second period, the hosts knotted the score at two apiece with a game-tying marker.
In the decisive third period, the Bruins started their therr-goal run with a nifty wrister by Jakub Teply on a rebound during a power play at 8:34. Connor Welsh added another extra-man goal on an odd-man rush, giving Brunswick a 4-2 cushion with 5:50 remaining. McGroarty notched another goal, netting an empty-net marker with under two minutes to play to cap the scoring.
#8 Bruins 0 2 3 = 5
Gunnery 0 2 0 = 2
(B) Andon Cerbone (Connor Welsh, Matthew McGroarty) 5X4 6:20
(G) Alex Jefferies (Dane Dowiak) 8:48
(B) Matthew McGroarty 9:06
(G) David Andreychuk (Jeff Kopek) 17:59
(B) Jakub Teply (Beanie Richter, Henry Foster) 5X4 8:34
(B) Connor Welsh (Michael Salandra) 5X4 12:10
(B) Matthew McGroarty (Shayan Farjam) ENG 16:06
(G) Carmine Andranovich (54:00) 23/28 (4 GA)
(B) Alexander Rohlf (54:00) 25/27 (2 GA)