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Tigers Get Back In The Win Column



In their second meeting of the 2023-2024 SCHSHL Varsity season, the Northport Huntington Tigers defeated the Longwood Lions by a final score of 8-3. Joseph Boeckmann scored the eventual game winning goal on the power play with 11:03 remaining in the second stanza. Connor King picked up his second win in five starts for Northport Huntington this season. Christopher Primiani started his sixth game of the season for Longwood. The Tigers moved to 5-6 on the season. The Lions dropped to 0-11 on the campaign.

Joseph Boeckmann opened the scoring with 13:43 gone by in the first frame. The Tigers forward buried a rebound off of his first shot. Eric Craft picked up an assist on the play. Brandon Scheurmann went end-to-end to score tie the game at one apiece. Blake Brown scored a shorthanded breakaway goal off of a long saucer pass by J.T. Caruso. The Tigers led by one goal after fifteen minutes.

Just 22 seconds into the second period, Liam Truicko shook free of the Longwood defense before scoring on a shot from the slot. Sean Tittel picked up the assist on the play. With 11:03 remaining in the period, Boeckmann scored the eventual GWG off a rebound on the power play. Tittel picked up the primary assist and Caruso picked up the secondary assist. It was the first PPG of Boeckmann’s career. With 7:46 remaining, Brandon Scheurmann put Longwood back on the board. Scheurmann scored after collecting a loose puck, drove to the net and beat the Northport netminder with the fake shot before putting it home. The Longwood Lions trailed by two goals after two periods.

With 12:09 remaining in the final frame, Carter LaCorte scored his first career SCHSHL Varsity goal with Erik Craft and Maksim Sposato picking up the primary and secondary assists respectively. After an attempt at the Michigan went awry, Brandon Scheurmann completed the hat trick for Longwood. Just under a minute later, Maksim Sposato went on to score his first SCHSHL Varsity goal. Sean Tittel and Blake Brown scored the seventh and eighth goals of the game for the Northport Huntington Tigers.

Scoring Summary

PeriodTimeGoal Scorer (Team)Assist(s)Goal Type
1st13:43Joseph Boeckmann (Northport Huntington)Erik Craft
1st05:58Brandon Scheuermann (Longwood)Unassisted
1st04:11Blake Brown (Northport Huntington)Joseph CarusoSH
2nd14:38Liam Truicko (Northport Huntington)Sean Tittel
2nd11:03Joseph Boeckmann (Northport Huntington)Sean Tittel, Joseph CarusoPP, GWG
2nd07:46Brandon Scheuermann (Longwood)Unassisted
3rd12:09Carter LaCorte (Northport Huntington)Erik Craft, Maksim Sposato
3rd06:16Brandon Scheuermann (Longwood)William Keegan
3rd05:35Maksim Sposato (Northport Huntington)Blake Brown
3rd03:32Sean Tittel (Northport Huntington)Carter LaCortePP
3rd03:02Blake Brown (Northport Huntington)Liam Truicko

Stars of the Game

StarPlayer (Team)Stat LinePerformance Summary
1stJoseph Boeckmann (Northport Huntington)2 Goals, 1 AssistBoeckmann played a pivotal role in the Tigers’ victory, scoring two crucial goals and providing an assist.
2ndCarter LaCorte (Northport Huntington)1 Goal, 1 AssistLaCorte’s agility and strategic playmaking were evident in his goal and assist, contributing significantly to the team’s success.
3rdMaksim Sposato (Northport Huntington)1 Goal, 1 AssistSposato showcased his skills with a goal and an assist, playing a key role in the offensive line.
Upcoming Schedule

Can the Tigers Pull Off Another Upset?

Northport Huntington will be back in action against Sachem on Friday, December 8th at 10:10 PM. The Tigers lost their first meeting by a final score of 7-1.

First Year Program Looks To Turn The Corner

The Longwood Lions will square off with the Kings Park Commack Knights on Monday, December 18th at 9:40 PM. The Lions lost their first meeting by a final score of 11-0, but have shown that they are more than the sum of their record so far this season. This team deserves a win, but it won’t be given freely. It’s up to the Lions to take it.

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