Malvern Prep 7, Cardinal O’Hara 2

Malvern Prep 7, Cardinal O’Hara 2

Matt Harris and Jack Constabile each scored two goals as Malvern Prep downed Cardinal O’Hara 7-2 Thursday night at Ice Line. Hayden Campbell, Jimmy Kirk, and Jonathan Holt also scored for the Friars, who recorded their second straight win to open the 2020-21 season. 

The Lions got goals from Nathan Fox and Steve Graney to take a 2-1 lead after the first period  but Malvern Prep took control from there.

“The boys got off to a slow start,” said Malvern Prep coach Bill Keenan. “It was our first game in a few weeks and first time on the ice as a full team since Thanksgiving.
“We were missing some key players to our team tonight but we found a way to grind it out and come out with a win.’
Anthony Perti got the win in goal, making 27 saves.

Cardinal O’Hara 2 0 0—2

Malvern Prep 1 3 3—7

First-period goals: Nathan Fox (CO) unassisted, 9:26; Jack Constabile (MP) from Matt Harris, 12:18; Steve Graney (CO) from Fox, 16:12 (pp).

Second-period goals: Harris (MP) from Jeremy Jacobs, 1:27; Harris (MP) from Chris Blango, 9:16; Hayden Campbell (MP) from Matt Donatucci, 15:39.

Third-period goals: Jimmy Kirk (MP) from Blango, :16 (pp); Jonathan Holt (MP) from Jimmy Jacobs and Will Traynor, 5:44. Constabile (MP) from Harris and Jeremy Jacobs, 16:58.

Shots: Cardinal O’Hara 29, Malvern Prep 43; Saves: Ronan Marley (CO) 36, Anthony Perti (MP) 27.

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