The Bears were on the road this afternoon to face the Gunnery Hilltoppers. Berkshire got on the board first when Matt Renzi '13 knocked in a pass from Ben Key-Comis '14. The two teams exchanged chances in the early going, but it wasn't until the later half of the first period when Gunnery tied the game on a back door pass to an open attacker.
The Bears started the second period on the power play and looked to create some chances with the extra man. They struggled to gain possession in zone and then gave up a costly turnover at their own blueline that resulted in a Gunnery breakaway that was converted for the short handed tally which would prove to be the game winner. Less than two minutes later the Hilltoppers added another goal off a three-on-two rush to extend the lead to 3-1. Gunnery never looked back from there and dominated play in the second period. Goalie Tim Ernst '13 kept the Bears in it with another strong effort, but Gunnery would add another tally in the middle stanza to make it 4-1.
The teams played a tight checking third and Berkshire couldn't generate any substantial offensive attack to mount a comeback. The game ended 4-1, Gunnery on top.
Berkshire will be back in action at home against NMH on Saturday.