@Gonzaga_Hockey1 Tops O’Connell, Ranked #2 – Ready for Purple Puck

In a big league match-up on December 13, the V1 Gonzaga Eagles defeated the #5 ranked O’Connell Knights 5-2.  In an away game where the opponent was geared up to give Gonzaga its best shot, Coach Slater’s team controlled the game from start to finish.  Here were the scoring updates from the game:

  • Eagles Connor Tait starts the Eagles off 1-0 v O’Connell 
  • Eagles go up 2-0 v O’Connell – Will Jerry finds the back of the net. Unassisted.
  • Eagles Captain John Cardellicchio makes it 3-0 
  • Midway thru the 2nd O’Connell gets one thru the posts | Eagles lead 3-1
  • Putting the combo together again Cole Vallese to Connor Tait to go up 4-1 
  • Eagles make it 5-2 with empty netter from Ian Kilcullen

The Washington Post Top 10

1. DeMatha (10-3-1) Last week: 1

2. Gonzaga (6-2) LW: 2

3. Stone Bridge (3-0) LW: 4

4. Churchill (6-2-2) LW: 3

5. O’Connell (5-2) LW: 5

6. Broad Run (3-0-1) LW: 8

7. Marriotts Ridge (8-0) LW: 9

8. Georgetown Prep (4-3) LW: NR

9. Wootton (6-2) LW: 5

10. St. Albans (3-2) LW: 10

Records through Tuesday, December 13.

Click here to read the complete Washington Post article on local high school hockey >>

The Purple Puck will take place at the Fort Dupont Ice Arena from December 26-30, 2016. The Alumni Game will take place on December 28.

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