Connect with us

High School

Hornets Sting Spartans



Joseph Fazio and Spencer Menkes scored two goals apiece as the Half Hollow Hills Hornets cruised to a 7-1 victory over the Roslyn/ E. Williston/ Carl Place Spartans. The Hornets moved to 3-3 on the season. The Spartans dropped to 1-4 on the campaign. Maddox Franks made 23 saves in his second win in as many starts. Vincent Psalides started his fourth game of the season for the Place Spartans.

Just twenty seconds into the first frame, Joseph Castellano opened the scoring for Half Hollow Hills. The Hornets would lead for the remainder of the game. With 11:14 gone by in the 1st period, Spencer Menkes scored the eventual game winner to give Half Hollow Hills a 2-0 lead. The Hornets outshot the Spartans 8-6 in the first fifteen minutes.

The Hornets scored three goals in under two minutes on the second stanza. Joseph Fazio scored with 4:57 gone by in the period. Nineteen seconds later, Spencer Menkes made it 4-0. Jett Lucas gave the Hornets a commanding 5-0 lead with 6:38 gone by. Benson Huang scored the fourth Hornets goal of the period. The Hornets led 6-0 after two periods of play. Both teams had eleven shots on goal in the 2nd period.

Joseph Fazio scored the seventh and final goal of the game for the Hornets with 3:31 gone by in the third frame. Jordan Sirota put the Spartans on the board with under five minutes remaining. The Hornets outshot the Spartans 11-8 in the last frame of play. The Hornets outshot the Spartans 30-24, but the stellar play of Franks was a difference maker down the stretch for Half Hollow Hills.

Scoring Summary

PeriodTimeGoal Scorer (Team)Assist(s)Goal Type
1st00:20Joseph Castellano (Hornets)
1st11:14Spencer Menkes (Hornets)Jett LucasGWG
2nd04:57Joseph Fazio (Hornets)Dylan Solomon
2nd05:16Spencer Menkes (Hornets)Joseph Fazio, Jesse Santangelo
2nd06:38Jett Lucas (Hornets)Joseph Castellano, Peter Menexas
2nd09:56Benson Huang (Hornets)Alexander Nizza
3rd03:31Joseph Fazio (Hornets)Jett Lucas
3rd10:38Jordan Sirota (Spartans)

Three Stars of the Game

StarPlayer (Team)Stat LinePerformance Summary
1stSpencer Menkes (Hornets)2 GoalsScored the eventual game winner in a two ho performance.
2ndJoseph Fazio (Hornets)2 Goals, 1 Assist Fazio scored twice and added an assist in the win for the Hornets.
3rdMaddox Franks (Hornets)23 Saved, WinPosted a .958 save percentage in his second win of the season.
Continue Reading
Click to comment

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

Leave a Reply

Cancel reply