It was all Vernon as the Vikings star forward Patrick Graham lit up siren four different times at Mennen Arena in a 9-4 convincing win over the Mendham Minutemen. Vernon’s Jack Bokun and Steven Gay fed their teammates for 7 seven assists out of the 9 goals.
Despite the loss, Mendham’s speedy offenseman Jake Marszalek had a hat trick of his own while goalie Tanner Brown managed to have 34 saves in an outstanding performance in a losing effort.
Watch Ryan Sudol and George Muha announce play-by-play the entire match.
Vernon at Mendham
Mon, Jan. 8, 2018, 6:30 p.m.
Team 1 2 3 Final
Vernon 3 5 1 9
Mendham 2 2 0 4
1st: Mendham: Jake Marszalek 3:51 pp
1st: Vernon: Patrick Graham (Steven Gay, Jack Bokun) 6:24 pp
2nd: Mendham: Ryan Bruin (Jake Marszalek) 13:11
2nd: Vernon: D.J. Decker (Patrick Graham) 13:33
3rd: Vernon: Jack Bokun 14:04 sh
1st: Vernon: Patrick Graham (Steven Gay, TJ Santaita) 7:25
1st: Vernon: Aidan Steinbach 9:19
1st: Mendham: Jake Marszalek 9:33
2nd: Vernon: Shane Brennan (Eric Loughren) 1:56
2nd: Vernon: Eric Loughren (Shane Brennan, Jack Bokun) 2:24
2nd: Vernon: Patrick Graham (Steven Gay, Jack Bokun) 4:18 pp
2nd: Mendham: Jake Marszalek 5:57
2nd: Vernon: Patrick Graham (D.J. Decker, Jack Bokun) 11:36 pp