Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Shrine Catholic High School
Farmington High School
A good start to the 2017 MHSAA playoffs for the Farmington Falcons. The Falcons defeated the Shrine Unified Knights 7-1 at FHIA on Tuesday night.
The Falcons put 3 on the scoreboard in the 1st period and never looked back. Collin Rea had a big night for the Falcons by scoring a hat trick. At 6:29 of the 1st Rea picked up his 1st goal on the power play. Tanner Neill and Nick Pearen assisting.
At the 11:51 mark, Collin Finn scored to make it 2-0. Assists to Dylan Finn and Zach Kniffin.
The Falcons would score at the 16:59:05 mark of the 1st to increase the lead to 3-0. Tanner Neill scored as time was expiring. Assists to Nate Arnold and Joe Carbone.
The Knights would get on the board early in the 2nd period to make it 3-1. Cam Eckert scored at 1:05.
Farmington would get back on the board a few minutes later. Collin Rea scored at 4:17, assists to Tanner Neill and Kody Jackson. Joe Carbone would pick up a goal at 7:16, with assists to Charlie Saranen and Nate Arnold. Falcons increased their lead to 5-1.
The Falcons would add 2 more in the 3rd. Collin Rea scored his 3rd goal of the night at 9:12, assisted by Will McCarthy and Nick Pearen. Zach Kniffin would finish off the scoring at 12:57. Assist to Joe Carbone.
Final score 7-1. The Falcons out-shot the Knights 50 to 38.
Max Watson was in net for the Falcons, facing 38 shots. 1 GAA for the game.
Falcons will play Detroit Country Day on Thursday, March 2 at 7:00pm. FHIA is the host site for the 2nd round of the MHSAA Pre-Regional tournament.