Alex Sweeney, Kevin McCormack and Keith Koontz scored two goals each as the Washington County Northstars took control early to post a 9-1 win over Northern on Monday at the Hagerstown Ice & Sports Complex.
The Northstars took a 3-0 lead after the first period and used strong defense to earn their first win of the season (1-3).
"The kids played their game and played good defense," said coach Jamie Blackwood. "They keep getting better and keep showing we are a team of the future."
Sean Kreps, Brody Barbour and Andrew Green each added goals as Washington County built a 7-1 lead by the end of the second period. Goalie Alex Benda had 14 saves.