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Yorktown ice hockey club squad finishes regular-season play

Team winds up first in Patrick Division standings

The Yorktown ice hockey club team (7-3) wrapped up its regular season with a 4-3 win against Broad Run at the Ashburn Icehouse. The win secured first place in the Patrick Division of the Northern Virginia Scholastic Hockey League for Yorktown, and gives the Patriots a first-round bye in the playoffs.

In the seesaw match against Broad Run, Peyton Tien scored just 25 seconds into the action to put Yorktown ahead, 1-0. Also scoring for Yorktown were Henry Dwyer, Alexi Lautala and Roger Allenbuagh. Bennett Haas, Will Schryver, Will O’Sullivan and John Chistolini each had an assist. Ander Andreev was strong in goal, turning away 33 of 36 shots faced.

The teams exchange goals throughout the match, with the Patriots holding off a flurry from Broad Run in the final minutes.

The rest of the Yorktown lineup included James Gan, Jamie Hardie, Andrew Levine, Alex Olsen, Benson Kluger, Matthew Hamrick, Stewart Bream and Brendan Thompson.

At the conclusion of the regular season, the top three point scorers for Yorktown were Allenbaugh (17), Haas (14) and Lautala (13). The top three goal scorers were Allenbaugh (10), Lautala (6), Tien (5), Dwyer (5) and Logan McGraw (5). The top three in assists were Haas (11), Lautala (7), Allenbaugh (7) and McGraw (5).

Andreev earned all seven of Yorktown’s wins, finishing with a 2.92 goals against average and a save percentage of 88.

After the conclusion of the playoffs, Yorktown will face Washington Liberty in the Battle of Arlington on March 8. Washington-Liberty play in another league.

With one regular-season game remaining, Washington-Liberty had a 7-2-1 record, a seven-match winning streak and was in first place in the North Division of the Capital Scholastic Hockey League.

In recent matches, Washington-Liberty defeated Bishop Ireton, 5-1, Forest Park, 7-1, and Hayfield, 10-1, and had allowed just 10 goals with one shutout during that seven-match winning streak.

Oliver Black, Sam Lukas, Fletcher Black, Joel Vizard, Lucas Everett, Simon Jackson, Paul Burmeister and Alexander Vanhaaren are among the team’s top scorers, with Carson Peddie having all seven wins in goal.