Ice Hockey: Mistakes cause meltdowns for Unionville, D-East in tie

Despite both teams holding leads in the game, each allowed the other team to come back and end in a 5-5 tie Monday night. (Candice Monhollan)

Despite both teams holding leads in the game, each allowed the other team to come back and end in a 5-5 tie Monday night. (Candice Monhollan)

WEST GOSHEN — Without a doubt, it’s a game both Unionville and Downingtown East would like to forget.

After building big leads, both the Indians and the Cougars suffered collapses on the ice which cost them on the scoreboard, though each did gain a point in a 5-5 finish in a EPIHA Ches-Mont game Monday night at Ice Line.

“We didn’t lose our work ethic, we just played stupid and lost down on defensive zone coverage and really broke down down low and just let them score,” said Unionville senior forward Matt Kowash, who had a hat trick in the game.

After trailing 2-0 very early into the second period, Unionville (5-2-2, 5-4-2) mounted a comeback which featured five unanswered goals to carry a 5-2 lead late into the third.

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