Russell - Skunk's Nest/A-House

Russell made it back to the finals for the 3rd consecutive year, winning this year in the championship game3-1. Their road to finals was not easy, and included a 2-1 overtime win in the quarterfinals against a very good Colton team, and a close victory over #1 seed Harrisville in the semi-finals (winning in a shootout after a 1-1 regulation and overtime tie). The team's goalkeeper, Joe Sharpe, was named the most valuable player of the playoffs as he backed up a very good defense and came up with key saves in all 3 playoff games, including especially the shootout in the semi-finals (2 saves on 4 shots). The team's sweeper, Agustin Mendez, was named the most valuable defensive player in the Central division for the regular season, as he anchored a team defense that was largely responsible for the team's success. Some other noteworthy (and not so noteworthy) accomplishments: 18 goals against in 20 games (6 of them coming in one forgettable game!), having the quickest goal scored against a team to start a half in summer league championship game history (5 seconds into the second half Potsdam scored to tie the game 1-1), and receiving only 3 yellow cards in 20 games.

Overall Record: 15-3-2
Overall Goals For: 52 (2.60 per game)
Overall Goals Against: 18 (.9 per game)
Overall Shutouts: 8


Standing Left to Right: Jessie Coburn, Tony Betrus, Jeff Hardy, Brock Davison, Joe Sharpe, Agustin Mendez,
Jamie Wood, Fred Foster, Jason Roberts, Tony Clary.
Sitting Left to Right: Justin Brassard, Jon Huckle, Anthony Anastasia, Squirrel Casey, Joe Knox, Chris Bullock,
Matt Bovay, Steve Bullock.
Not Shown (Lawrence LaRock, Josh Whitford, Justin Whitford, John Bardicheski, Rob Szmarz)

Regular Season Record: 12-3-2
Regular Season Goals For: 46 (2.71 per game)
Regular Season Goals Against: 15 (.88 per game)
Regular Season Shutouts: 8

Playoff Record 3-0
Playoff Goals For: 6
Playoff Goals Against: 3


Player Games Goals Assists Points Cards Playoffs
Jon Huckle 19
11
9
33

2G
Fred Foster
11
11 1 23
 
Jamie Wood 11 7 3 17   4G
Tony Betrus 19
4 7 15
1A
Joe Knox
19
4 5 13
1A
Agustin Mendez
19
4 2 10 1Y
 
Jeff Hardy 16
3
1 7
  1A
Rob Szmarz 4
2 1 5 1Y 1A
Jason "Squirrel" Casey 6
2 1 5    
Anthony Anastasia 9 0 5 5   1A
John Bardicheski 6
1 2 4    
Jessie Coburn 6
1
2 4

 
Josh Whitford 15
1 1 3    
Justin Brassard
17 0 2 2
1A
Joe Sharpe 18
1 0 2
 
Steve Bullock
13 0 1 1
 
Lawrence LeRock 13
0 1
1
   
Rob Wentzel 2
0 1 1    
Jason Roberts 12 0 1 1 1Y  
Justin Whitford 5
0 0 0
 
Chris Bullock
18 0 0 0
 
Matt Bovay 8
0 0 0
 
Brock Davison
12
0
0
0

 
Ed Anastasia 1 0 0 0    
Tony Clary
4
0
0
0

 
TOTAL

52 46


6G, 6A

Goalies: Joe Sharpe - 17 Goals Against (18 games, 1655 Minutes); Augustin Mendez (1 goal agsint, 70 Minutes); Joe Knox (0 goals against, 20 Minutes)

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