Indiana JV Hockey glides into the playoffs

By MICHAEL JADZAK

With the regular season finally wrapped up, the Indiana JV team finished with a 12-3-1 record. Putting them in first place with 25 points, just edging out Franklin Regional. 

It wasn’t a one man effort, players Ash Lockard, Gabe Nettleton and Jaiden Myers had 15 or more points on the season. Goalies Luke Rowe and Jayden Learn played in net for the team’s many wins. Luke Rowe with a record of 9-2-0 and Jayden Learn with a record of 2-1-1.

Their most recent game, a tie against Franklin Regional, put them in first place above Franklin Regional in the standings. The 2-2 tie had a lot of interesting events. Landin Wilson scored first with an assist from Nate Wood, making it 1-0. However, Franklin Regional responded with two goals in the second period scored by Nick Matus and Tyler Spears, making it 2-1 Franklin. The early goal in the third period would even things out tipped in by 

Sophomore Nate Wood who had 2 points in the Franklin Regional game was asked about the team’s performance, he replied, “ We played very well and I think we’re one of the four teams who can win the championship this year.”

Sophomore Jaiden Myers was asked about the team’s chances in the playoffs, he said, “With a free pass right to the semi-finals I think we could go to the championship and win it all.”

Freshman Kian Hodgkinson was asked about the overall team performance from this season, he expressed, “So many of the team’s players are talented and have a lot of potential to get us far.”

Indiana JV has officially claimed the number one seed in the JV Tournament Bracket A. With a bye taking them straight to the semi-finals, they will be facing either Knoch JV or South Fayette JV. Finals will be held at the Ice Castle on March 30th, at 8:20 PM.

Photo courtesy of Michael Jadzak

Sophomore Nate Wood who had 2 points in the Franklin Regional game was asked about the team’s performance, he replied, “ We played very well and I think we’re one of the four teams who can win the championship this year.”

Sophomore Jaiden Myers was asked about the team’s chances in the playoffs, he said, “With a free pass right to the semi-finals I think we could go to the championship and win it all.”

Freshman Kian Hodgkinson was asked about the overall team performance from this season, he expressed, “So many of the team’s players are talented and have a lot of potential to get us far.”

Indiana JV has officially claimed the number one seed in the JV Tournament Bracket A. With a bye taking them straight to the semi-finals, they will be facing either Knoch JV or South Fayette JV. Finals will be held at the Ice Castle on March 30th, at 8:20 PM.

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