Men's Cadet National Team

USA Cadet Men Split Two Matches On Second Day Of Action In Montenegro


Aug. 3, 2018

Herceg Novi, Montenegro - August 3 - The USA Men's Cadet National Team went 1-1 on the second day of action at the Montenegro Cup. Team USA lost to Hungary 15-8 to start the day but rebounded with a 12-7 win over Germany later on. The squad returns to play on Saturday against an opponent to be determined at a time to be determined.  Live streaming is available through Montenegro TV. Click here to set up an account for pay-per-view streaming (detailed process).

In the first match of the day it was Hungary taking control early with an 8-0 lead at halftime that the United States could never recover from. Team USA got on the board in the third quarter with two goals but Hungary added five more to lead 13-2 with one period left. Despite a six goal outburst from Team USA in the final quarter, the damage had been done and Hungary took the match by seven. Grant Watson scored three goals to lead the offense with West Temkin posting six saves. 

Team USA went 1/3 on the power play and 1/1 on penalties with Hungary going 3/6 on power plays and 1/1 on penalties.

In the second match the United States got off to a better start going in front 2-1 at the end of the first quarter. They blanked Germany 2-0 in the second quarter to build a 4-1 lead at halftime. It turned into a high scoring affair in the third with nine combined goals delivered, but Team USA held the edge again with five goals in the quarter. Leading 9-5 going to the fourth, Team USA tacked on three more goals to secure the victory. 

Jack Martin scored three goals in the win with Temkin and Griffen Price combining for six saves. The United States went 2/3 on power plays and 0/1 on penalties with Germany going 2/6 on power plays and 1/1 on penalties.

Scoring
USA 8 (0, 0, 2, 6) G. Watson 3, G. Carson 2, L. McCarroll 1, Z. Frazier 1, J. Matos 1
HUN 15 (5, 3, 5, 2)
Saves - USA - Temkin 6
6x5 - USA - 1/3 - HUN - 3/6
Penalties - USA 1/1 - HUN - 1/1

USA 12 (2, 2, 5, 3) J Matos 3, M. Sarkadi 2, G. Carson 2, A. Wattson 1, G. Watson 1, J. Martin 1, M. Frese 1, Z. Frazier 1
GER 7 (1, 0, 4, 2)
Saves - USA - Temkin 3, Price 3
6x5 - USA - 2/3 - GER - 2/6
Penalties - USA 0/1 - GER - 1/1

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