Farmington Hills Unified battled the No. 2-ranked team in the state even-up for two periods Saturday, but the game didn’t have a happy ending for the Flyers.
Rochester United scored three unanswered goals in the third period to claim at 6-3 victory at Onyx Ice Arena and remain undefeated (12-0-1).
Marshall Bowery and Max Harper led the home team with four points apiece. Bowery scored four goals; Harper netted two and assisted on two.
Torre Rocco had three assists and Matt Potoniec two for Rochester United, which leads the OAA Red Division with a 6-0-0 record.
The Flyers, who are tied with Lake Orion for fourth place, had a 2-1 lead after one period. The score was knotted at 3-3 after two.
Jack Cikra and Danny Arnold had one goal and one assist each for the Flyers. Brandon Glasser scored the third goal from Frank Zak. Blake Maddalena also had a helper on the Cikra goal.
Farmington Hills goalie Brendan Dilloway faced 38 shots on goal, Rochester United’s Trevor Szafran 16.
The Flyers, who are 2-3-0 in the division and 7-6-0 overall, will play host to Lake Orion at 7 p.m. Thursday at Farmington Hills Ice Arena.
Wolves top Falcons
Farmington sophomore forward Collin Finn scored the first goal of the game Saturday, but Clarkston got the next six and skated to an eventual 7-2 victory at FHIA.
Finn also scored the second Farmington goal at 10:20 in the second period after the visiting Wolves had taken a 6-1 lead.
Junior Jordan Hoke assisted on both of the Finn goals. Junior Cam Noseworthy picked up a point with an assist on the first one, too.
Senior Danny Grohs scored two goals and was the only player with more than one for Clarkston, which improved to 1-4-0 in the OAA Red and 4-8-0 overall.
Seniors Matt Johnson and Drake Gentile and juniors Riley Peickert, Jagar Smith and Justin Stasevich scored one each for the Wolves.
Gentile also had three assists and Smith two for four and three points, respectively. Junior Kort Highducheck had two assists, too.
Sophomore Hunter Firestone and junior Tom Lockner spent time in net and faced a combined 27 shots for the Falcons, who are 0-4-1 in the division and 2-8-1 overall.
Clarkston’s last goal was into an empty net. Senior goalie Justin Selke stopped 26 of 28 shots for the Wolves.