Our US Army Game of the Week is a great back and forth game at the Middletown Holiday Tournament.  Zach D’Andrea’s goal with 1:24 left in the third period earned Jackson Liberty a 5-5 tie with Middletown North.  We’ve got all the highlights and post-game reaction

Jackson Liberty 5 Middletown North 5

In the battle of Lions, Jackson Liberty erased a 3-1 deficit with three straight goals and responded to Middletown North’s go-ahead goal with 1:24 to go in the game to give Liberty a 5-5 tie with North.  Justin Skelly had two first period goal for Middletown North and Brad Heuer’s goal made it a 3-1 advantage in the second period.  Jackson Liberty scored three goals in the final 5:03 of the second period to go in front 4-3 at the end of two periods.  Chris Repman drew Middletown North even in the third period and took the lead with 1:39 left on a Kurt Kroeper power play goal.  Jackson Liberty answered just 15 seconds later as Zach D’Andrea took a feed from Nick Labianca to earn the tie.  Watch the highlights of a great game from Wednesday afternoon:


US Army Game of the Week

Thanks to the US Army, Shore Sports Zone will bring you a Game of the Week in hockey, boys basketball and girls basketball all winter long.  We’ll pick the big games on the schedule and bring you extended highlights and post-game reaction.  Thanks to the US Army for supporting our coverage of great Shore Conference sports here on SSZ!

Middletown Holiday Tournament Scores and Schedule

Tuesday, December 27th

Middletown South 4  Jackson Liberty 3

Middletown North 8 Brick Township 6

Rumson-Fair Haven 5  Hunterdon Central 4

Wednesday, December 28th

Brick Township 7  Rumson-Fair Haven 3

Middletown South 5  Hunterdon Central 0

Middletown North 5  Jackson Liberty 5

Friday, December 30th

Middletown North vs. Hunterdon Central, 8:15 am

Rumson-Fair Haven vs. Jackson Liberty, 10:00 am

Middletown South vs. Brick Township, 11:45 am

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