The Pittston Area ice hockey teams dominated the annual Blue ‘n’ Gold Skate and Stick games on Friday night at the Revolution Ice Centre. The JVs won the Stick trophy won by Pittston Area for third year in a row, shutting out WA, 4-0. It’s the first time a team has won the Stick three years in a row.
Brandon Walker had the shutout in the cage for PA. The PA goals were scored by Mark Prebish assisted by Joey June; Joey Landgon unassisted; Henry Augenstein assisted by Langdon and Sean Paul Williamson unassisted.
Pittston Area won the Varsity Skate trophy 10-1. PA was on the board first with an unassisted goal at 14:53 from Richard Weinstock. Wyoming Area tied it up at 13:15 with a goal from Kolton Begley assisted by Brendan Lee, but it was all PA after that.
Weinstock returned with a second goal at 12:10 in the first assisted by Ryan Flanagan. Two other first period goals were from Mike Mazur assisted by Tommy Schwab and Jerry Scatena unassisted. Scoring in the second were Flanagan sat the 3:56 mark short handed from Scatena; Schwab at 9:50 assisted by JJ Sekelsky; Mazur assisted by Augenstein and Joey Langdon.
In the third period Flanagan scored from an assist from Scatena and Weinstock on a short handed shift. At the 5:52 mark Schwab assisted by Sekelsky and with 46 seconds left in the game Scatena scored unassisted, both goals short handed.
Drew Malvizzi was in the cage for Pittston Area.
Billy Weiss and Mark Pulaski shared goalie time for Wyoming Area.
There was a great turnout and the bake sale was a success. The proceeds are being donated to Dave Dragon, a 2012 PA grad rehabilitating from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident.
The JVs lead the Stick series 7-3. The Varsity Skate Series is tied at 7-7.