Koebley’s Five Goals Paces NA Past McDowell, 14-8

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North Allegheny stormed out of the gates with six first period goals and buried the McDowell Trojans on Monday night, 14-8, in a non-section contest on the road. Senior Nick Koebley led the charge with five goals, including three in the first period alone.

Along with Koebley’s monster performance, senior Stephen Kelleher posted a hat trick and senior Alec McGovern scored a pair of goals. Other Tiger goal scorers included Jordan DeVivo, Zech Nachazel, Marty Hubert and Nathaniel Sprunk.  NA held an 8-2 lead at intermission and cruised in the second half to the win.

Goalie John Abbondanza earned the victory in net and posted 18 saves on the night. Junior Zach Smith helped NA maintain possession much of the game with nine ground balls and 19 faceoff wins. Junior Jesse Shaffer paced the defensive efforts with six forced errors.

With the win, North Allegheny is 5-4 overall while McDowell falls to 2-5 on the season. The Tigers return home on Wednesday night for a Division 1, Section 2 meeting with the Seneca Valley Raiders.  The game will be broadcast live via the internet on the North Allegheny Sports Network.   Faceoff is slated for 8:00 pm.  

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