Bears dominate weekend, improve to 9-3-1 overall.
The North Royalton Bears improved their record to 9-3-1 overall and 2-1 in the North Coast HS Hockey League with three victories this past weekend.
The Bears topped the Great Lakes Freeze in non-league play on Friday, December 5th, 11-1, at Kent State University. After an early goal by the Freeze, North Royalton answered with 11 straight tallies. Anthony Picciano and Cam Cook each netted hat tricks while five other Bears added single scores. Freshman, Collin Mischak, played well in net for the Bears stopping 14 of the 15 shots faced.
North Royalton returned to action on December 6th skating against the Euclid Vikings in league play. Senior Captain Paul Jablonski led the way for the Bears, who cruised to a 10-2 victory, with three goals and 2 assists.
Next up for the Bears, on December 7th, were the Ohio City Wildcats. North Royalton picked up right where they left off just a night earlier, scoring 9 times en route to a 9-0 win over the visiting Wildcats. Cam Cook continued to impress netting another hat trick, giving him 10 goals on the season. Timmy Orlosky and Jacob Krosky each showed they can do more than just score goals as the pair each earned 3 assists on the night. Junior net minder, Joey Fratantonio, picked up his 2nd shutout and 4th win on the season playing solid between the pipes for the Bears.
Next up, the Bears will play a pair of games at OBM Arena- December 13th v. Euclid at 840pm and December 14th v. Medina at 5:30pm.