PLATTSBURGH - The Beekmantown Eagles and Plattsburgh Hornets skated evenly for the first 12 minutes of their boys varsity hockey game Jan. 25.
Then, the barrage came.
The Eagles scored two goals within 32 second of each other, followed by two more goals less then 30 seconds apart in the second quarter as they ran away with an 8-0 victory against the Hornets.
Nathan Foster got things started for the Eagles, scoring the first of his three goals on a puck put in front of the net by Jordan Barriere at the 12:08 ,ark of the opening period.
Thirty-two seconds later, Barriere fired off a slapshot and made the score 2-0 on assists from Frank Buska and Carter Frechette.
The teams then skated level through the first five minutes of the second period before Foster hit his second goal after Shayne Peterson flew down the far side of the ice and fired a crossing pass right to the stick of Foster for the easy goal.
Then, 18 seconds later, Brandon Buska an Josh Barriere played a little give-and-go with Buska scoring the goal to make it 4-0.
The scoring in bunches trend continued as Brenden Carnright and Peterson scored 47 seconds apart toward the end of the second period. Brett Carnright made a nice pass to set up the first goal, while Austin Bradish and Frank Buska tallied assists on the second.
The Eagles iced the game late in the third period, as Frechette scored a deflection off a Brett Carnright slapshot with 3:29 remaining in the game, while Foster completed the hat trick with 1:44 remaining off assists from Kyle Bissonette and Dereck Flemming.
Kyle McCarthy made 18 saves to earn the shutout win for the Eagles, while Robbie Knowles made 31 saves in the loss.