Shady Side Academy skates to 4 straight wins
The Shady Side Academy hockey team completed a clean sweep this weekend as it went undefeated in four games against divisional opponents from the Midwest Prep Hockey League.
In the first game, Shady Side faced division leader Lake Forest Academy (Ill.) and came away with a 6-1 victory.
Shady Side took command of the game in the first period and never let up.
Jake Kleindl led the way with three goals and an assist for the Indians. AJ Oppenheimer scored twice, and Jacob Huss added a goal. Jake Lydon, Keaton Baum, Tyler Hudak, Wyatt Glover, Matt D'Amico and Pete McDonagh contributed assists. Scott Trellis was a standout in net as he faced 48 shots.
Shady Side next defeated Loyola Academy (Ill.) 4-3.
Shady Side pulled ahead early in the game with three goals in the first period, and Wilson Conley recorded the winning goal in the third. Glover led the way with two goals, and Alec Schmidtetter contributed two assists.
Kleindl also scored, and assists went to Jack Fako, Eric Khalouf, Pete McDonagh, John McDonagh, Eric Baum and Jacob Huss.
Trellis stopped 36 of 39 shots.
In its third game of the weekend, Shady Side defeated St. Francis High School (N.Y.), 4-3.
Kleindl led the way again with two goals, and Glover and Lydon also scored.
Goalie Ryan Wagner was strong in net as he faced 30 shots.
Shady Side closed out the weekend with a 3-1 victory over Gilmour Academy (Ohio). Shady Side pulled away in the second period with goals by Keaton Baum, Oppenheimer and Lydon.
Assists were recorded by Pete McDonagh (2), Kleindl, John McDonagh, Mac Ference and Keaton Baum.
Trellis made 29 of 30 possible saves.
Marty Stewart is a sports editor for Trib Total Media. He can be reached at 412-782-2123 or email@example.com.