First Posted: 1/6/2008
The Pittston Area Patriots defeated the WVW Spartans 8 -7 on Friday, January 4 at the Ice Box in Pittston in a key NEPASHL contest avenging an earlier loss to WVW in the Casey Classic.
The Patriots were led by the scoring of J. P. Waleski, Alan Folweiller and Matt Lynott.
Waleski was very impressive with five goals in the contest.
Waleski gave the Patriots a 1- 0 lead with a first period goal, recorded a hat trick in the second period scoring three goals and gave the Patriots a 7- 5 lead with a mid-third period goal.
Folweiller registered second and third period goals and Lynott iced the Patriot victory with a goal at the 3:00 minute mark in the contest.
The Patriots were also led by the fine defensive play of Rich Harth, Ray Speccioli, Charles Morgan and G. Passarella.
Harth, Speccioli and Morgan provided key defensive plays in the third period contributing to the Patriot victory.
Providing key Patriot assists were Jerome Sulkowski, Tanya Lieback, Harth, & Speccioli. Playing key roles for the Patriots were Matt Morgan, Mike McNulty, Kyle Jenkins, Jeremy Elston, Anthony Passarella and Patrick Barone.
Patriot goal tender Passarella blocked eight Spartan shots in the busy third period.