|High School Ice Hockey:
Cherokee Smokes East in Opening Round
Monday, February 5, 2007
By Mike Costantino
Frank Garvey and Justin Kinniry scored three goals each as Cherokee routed Cherry Hill East 11-0 in an opening round game in the double elimination tournament of the South Jersey High School Ice Hockey League. The score was only 2-0 after the first period as Cherokee got goals from Garvey and a short-handed goal from Brian Taylor. The lead grew to 5-0 after two periods as Kinniry, Garvey and Dan Weiner scored in a five minute span. Cherokee broke the game open in the third period as Kinniry, Garvey and Kyle Kovervas each scored three minutes apart early in the period. Kinniry, Kyle Manny and Angelo DiBattista also tallied for the Chiefs.