SSZ has highlights and post-game reaction of Middletown North’s 9-8 overtime win at Middletown South
Middletown North 9 Middletown South 8 (OT)
Jordan Robinson took a feed from Khristian Acosta in overtime and delivered the game winner for the Lions in a 9-8 triumph. After a 3-3 game at the half, the Lions scored four straight goals in the second half to build a 7-3 advantage. The Eagles would rally from an 8-5 hole with three goals in the final 2:30 highlighted by a pair of goals in the final 30 seconds. Alec Madden made it 8-6 and then Matt Gruhler won a faceoff to set up Evan Lepkoski’s game tying goal with 16 seconds left in regulation. Robinson scored in sudden death to give the Lions the win over their cross town rival.
Middletown North Goal Scorers
Justin Russo (3), Bryan Flannigan (2), Khristian Acosta (2), Jacob Roache (1), Jordan Robinson (1)
Middletown South Goal Scorers
Evan Lepkoski (3), Alec Madden (3), Tom Barcellieri (1), Matt Gruhler (1)