Attackman Ryan Boyle (Gilman) scored 1:26 into overtime to give the
Boyle used an inside spin move to beat defenseman Michael Evans (Johns Hopkins, South River) from behind and fired a short shot past goalkeeper Kip Turner (Severn) to bring an end to a wild, back-and-forth affair.
Boyle, the all-time leading scorer in
Attackman John Grant Jr. scored five goals, almost all of the spectacular variety, to lead Chesapeake (3-1). Grant also had an assist to finish with six points in his second game since rejoining the Bayhawks after the indoor professional season.
Midfielder Steven Brooks scored two goals, one of which was a 2-pointer, and dished off two assists to total five points for Chesapeake, which went just 1-for-5 on power-play opportunities. Standout short-stick defensive midfielder Matt Abbott had a hat trick for the Bayhawks, who were beaten 37-24 on ground balls. Turner finished with 14 saves. Attackman Ben Rubeor (Loyola High) scored one goal for the Bayhawks, extending his point streak to 33 games.
"We've got to fix the things that are wrong and we need to continue to improve," Cottle said. "I thought we fought hard and played together. We'll get better from this game because of the adversity that we had to fight against."
Abbott and Grant scored consecutive goals to open the second quarter to give Chesapeake its first lead at 5-4. However, Boyle scored two goals while Rabil had two assists during a 4-2 run that put Boston back ahead 8-7 at halftime.