ROSELLE, NJ – The Gov. Livingston ice hockey team surrendered four goals in the third period as they fell to Howell 6-3 Monday evening at Warinanco Ice Rink.

The Highlanders (3-5-1) entered the final frame tied with the Rebels (5-4-1) after erasing a 2-0 deficit. Carson Wahlers struck first getting the Highlanders on the boards and with less than minute remaining in the second period, Ryan Monroy scored, knotting the score.   

Howell retook the lead in the final frame scoring three quick goals within two minutes.  Kyle Wahlers kept GL in the game, scoring with 9:48 remaining. But unfortunately for GL, D'Amelio would score his hat-trick goal to put the game well out of reach.

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GL narrowly outshot Howell in the contest, 26-22. Nick Pappa finished with 16 saves.

Next, GL will face West Essex on Friday at Codey Arena at 8:45 p.m. and again on Super Saturday at Union Sports Arena with a 6:20 p.m. puck drop.