Avon Lake opened SWC Tournament play in convincing fashion by beating Westlake High School 7-1. The Shoremen were paced by senior Jared Aslaksen who had three goals and one assist. He now has 33 points on the season.
Connor Koncelik improved his team-leading point total to 48 by registering two goals and one assist. Junior Tim Lubertozzi discarded his pee wee stick and promptly scored two goals. He has now reached double-digit goals for the first time in his ALHS career, and surpassed his point total for all of last year by adding an assist.
Assists on the afternoon also went to Edgars York (2),Tommy Kacmarcik, Justin Share, Carter Goss, Colin Reynolds, Patrick Graney and Nick Ospelt. Goaltender Cameron Stepka was credited with the win and turned aside 9 Demon shots.
The Shoremen improved to 17-5 overall on the season. They take on Olmsted Falls in the second round of the SWC tourney. The puck drops at 3:30pm on Sunday January 14th at North Olmsted Recreation Center.