Box Hill Coach Sam Mitchell says his players' willingness to adapt to different roles resulted in the side's epic comeback win over Sandringham on Sunday. 

The Hawks trailed by 37 points at half-time before putting together a monumental second half performance that drove them to their second consecutive victory.

"We made some structural changes to the team and the players resilience and open-minded attitude to new roles meant they were able to respond really well after half-time," Mitchell said. 

"I was really pleased."

Here's Sam's review of each of the nine AFL-listed Hawks:

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Daniel Howe (30 disposals, 6 marks, 2 tackles, 1 goal)

"Howie was very, very strong. He started on the wing and was then moved inside. He spent some time on Luke Dunstan after Dunstan dominated the first half and he was able to curb his influence on the game while also having a strong impact himself."

Conor Nash (20 disposals, 9 marks, 2 tackles)

"Conor Nash spent time on the wing and in the forwardline. His second half was outstanding and a key reason behind our comeback. His physicality continues to be a strength at this level."

Tyler Brockman (16 disposals, 7 marks, 2 tackles, 2 goals)

"Tyler had some great moments with ball in hand. He was able to get out the back and kick a couple of goals but his defensive effort and pressure, with chasedown tackles and smothers, was the feature of his game. His consistency remains the area of the game he needs to continue to work on."

Keegan Brooksby (16 disposals, 7 marks, 13 hit-outs)

"Keegan played his best game of the season. He was a significant aerial influence particularly after the first 15 minutes of the game where they dominated the airways. His ability to halve or win aerial contests was strong plus his centre bounce work led us to own more and more territory as the game progressed."

Michael Hartley (15 disposals, 10 marks, 1 goal)

"Harts started slowly but finished the game strongly with his ball-use again being a feature. His leadership and composure in the back half is important for the team."

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Ned Reeves (14 disposals, 2 marks, 23 hit-outs)

"Reevesy had a good contest with Paul Hunter who is a strong AFL ruckman and Sam Alabakis who is taller than him! So, he came up against two physical opponents and while he had an influence around the ground, he didn't have the hit-outs all to himself as much this week. The most pleasing thing about his game was that his last quarter was very strong after being challenged at three-quarter time."

Connor Downie (12 disposals, 3 marks, 3 tackles)

"Connor played mostly on the wing. When he has the ball in his hands, he is one of our most potent players but he is currently struggling to get involved often enough."

Damon Greaves (11 disposals, 2 marks, 2 tackles)

"Damon had a shutdown role onSaints small forward Jack Lonie and he started the game really well. He was able to have a strong offensive influence in the second half."

Josh Morris (7 disposals, 3 tackles, 1 goal)

"Josh didn't get as involved as he would have liked. He played a defensive role on Tom Highmore after Highmore dominated the first quarter. He was able to somewhat negate his influence from there. He kicked a goal for us. His defensive pressure and physicality inside our forward 50 is important."

And some of the best Box Hill-listed guys?

"Fergus Greene was able to hit the scoreboard well this week, finishing with five goals. His marking and second efforts at ground level were nice and consistent across the course of the game."

"Vincent Adduci won the medal for being the best player on the ground. He was really significant with 20 possessions and a few goals. His workrate to get up and back was outstanding."

"It was Josh Deluca's first game of the season. He led the way with physicality and toughness. His workrate around the ground and ability to get from contest to contest was very pleasing."