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St. Ignatius Hockey Rolls over Garfield Heights 11-1 in Brooklyn Playoff Action

BROOKLYN, OHIO – It was another exciting day on the ice in Brooklyn for the OHSAA State Hockey tournaments, at least for the #1 ranked St. Ignatius Wildcats. The Wildcats faced #22 Garfield Heights Bulldogs, and scored 9 goals in the first period alone. After the 6-0 lead, a running clock was implemented for the remainder of the period, and continued on in the second.

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The 10th goal came within the first three minutes of the second period, and the 11th with 1:02 remaining. The Bulldogs did finally get on the board with :31 seconds left in the second period. The game ended after only two periods of play due to the 10-goal lead rule. McCaffrey had the hat trick for the Wildcats, Cooke and Neff with an additional two goals a piece.

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The Wildcats will face #9 Midview at 2 o’clock on Saturday.

 

In Adrienne Goehler's household, there was no escape becoming a Cleveland sports and Buckeyes fan growing up; that's where her passion began. An athlete her whole life, Adrienne is channeling that competitive spirit for the game as a columnist for NEO Sports Insiders. She has a background working with web-based software for use by professionals in the broadcast industry, and experience involving major league sports.

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  1. David Alachniewicz

    October 11, 2016 at 6:06 pm

    My name is David Alachniewicz. I am the one who scored the one and only goal for Garfield. It was my first ever goal. I had just learned to skate that season. I went 6 years watching my brother play hockey and I finally got a chance to play. We didn’t win many games but we had fun playing with our small group. I then went on to chear Iggy for the last 3 games they played. I was so happy for them when they won the championship.

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