Costi Caset scored eight times as Skaneateles (Marty Cregg, Johnny Alvarez, Costi Caset and Cesar Jimenez) led throughout much of the game on their way to a 12-10 win over Odosan/Polologistics (Joe Chai, Joe Manheim, Joaquin Panelo and Nick Manifold) Friday afternoon in the Limited Edition 8-goal Series.
Odosan/Polologistics struck first, getting a goal from the field from Joaquin Panelo. Costi Caset countered with a goal for Skaneateles, 1-1. Panelo scored the final goal of
the chukker on a 30-yard penalty conversion, giving Odosan/Polologistics the early lead, 2-1.
Panelo added two more goals from the field in second period play but Skaneateles was locked and loaded. Three goals from Caset (one on a 60-yard penalty shot) and a 30-yard penalty conversion from team captain Marty Cregg gave Skaneateles a 5-4 lead.
Panelo scored on a penalty goal followed by a goal from the field from teammate Joe Chai as Odosan/Polologistics moved back into the lead, 6-5. Caset closed out the scoring in the chukker with a goal from the field followed by a 30-yard penalty goal for a 7-6 halftime lead.
Panelo’s sixth goal of the game came on a penalty conversion as the second half got underway. Skaneateles responded with a goal from the field from Johnny Alvarez and a pair of goals from Caset (one on a 60-yard Safety conversion). After four periods of play it was Skaneateles on top, 10-7.
The fast pace continued into the fifth chukker, but goals were harder to come by. Alvarez scored his second goal of the day to put Skaneateles on top by four goals, 11-7. Nick Manifold answered back with a goal of his own. Skaneateles maintained their three goal advantage, 11-8.
Manifold scored the first goal of the sixth chukker in an effort to rally the troops, 11-9, but Skaneateles remained in control. A goal from Cesar Jimenez had Odosan/Polologistics trailing by three goals, 12-9, with time running out. Manifold scored the final goal of the day but Skaneateles held on for the 12-10 victory.
Caset led the field in scoring with eight goals (three on penalty conversions). Alvarez added two goals and Cregg and Jimenez each scored a goal for the win. Panelo’s six goals set the pace for Odosan/Polologistics. Manifold was credited with three goals and Chai scored once in a losing effort.
The win was the first for Skaneateles against two losses, 1-2. Odosan/Polologistics suffered their second loss against one win, 1-2.