Due to a quirk in the schedule the Shoremen had to play two games Friday Night, so the team was divided in half. Assistant captain Tim Lubertozzi summed it up succinctly in his pre-game speech when he said “let’s show these guys what half an Avon Lake team can do!”
Just 2:09 into the game freshman Brady Starck answered Lubertozzi’s call when he scored his first high school goal. The assist went to fellow freshman Jacob Schaltenbrand, one of four freshman who played admirably as part of a ten man rotation.
Just 42 seconds later senior Connor Koncelik continued his torrid start to the season by notching his 10th goal, from Jared Aslaksen. Twinsburg High School was down 3-0 just four minutes later when Koncelik connected again. This time a shorthanded goal from Lubertozzi and Aslaksen.
Koncelik later added an assist for his team leading 21st point of the young season. Sophomore Nick Ospelt scored two consecutive goals with Lubertozzi collecting one of his four assists on the night and Schaltenbrand registering his second high school assist. .Lubertozzi and Aslaksen both lit the lamp to make the score 7-0.
Ospelt, Aslaksen, and freshman defenseman Isaac Young were credited with assists,
Early in the third period a feisty Twinsburg team was finally able to get a shot past Avon Lake goalie Dillon Aslaksen. He was strong between the pipes all night and turned aside 26 shots to earn the victory, The Shoremen improved to 6-1 on the season and 2-0 in GCHSHL Blue North Division play.
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