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AW Icers Defeat Two Cleveland-Area Teams At BGSU

AW players (from left) Cole Whitmore, Gavin Rinto and Zach Zielinski line up for the national anthem prior to a game versus Twinsburg on Sunday. The Generals won the contest, 4-0, to improve their record to 12-8 on the season. MIRROR PHOTO BY KEVIN FINNIGAN

BY JOEL SENSENIG | MIRROR SPORTS — The Anthony Wayne hockey team had a successful weekend, posting wins against two non-league opponents in a four-team tournament held at Bowling Green State University. Although the Generals’ game versus Whitmer was canceled on Friday, AW (12-8) picked up a 5-2 win over Normandy on Saturday and a 4-0 victory against Twinsburg on Sunday. Although it was a round-robin format, there was no official tournament name or trophy awarded. Anthony Wayne was the only team not to lose over the weekend. AW 5, Normandy 2 Senior Brad Hood scored twice and notched two assists in leading the Generals to a 5-2 win over the Invaders of Normandy. Sophomores Drew Seals, Zach Knapp and Joel Semancik each found the net once. Freshman Zack Conrad also had two assists on the night, while junior Zach Zielinski and freshman Cole Dorner each had one. Junior Sam Thomas got the win in goal for the Generals. AW 4, Twinsburg 0 Thomas earned the shutout on Sunday over Twinsburg, not allowing one of 44 shots fired in his direction to find the back of the net. Hood was the Generals’ leading scorer once again with two goals and an assist. Semancik and Knapp each scored once, while senior Jeremiah Posadny had an assist on the day. AW will play Olentangy at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 20 and Dublin Scioto the following day at noon in the Columbus area. They return to Northwest Ohio on Friday, January 26 to play Maumee at BGSU at 8:00 p.m. before facing off with Clay at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 27 at the Ice House.

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