Monday, March 7, 2011

Metro gains split on the road in Cleveland

CLEVELAND – The Metro Jets split on the road in Cleveland this past weekend, earning a dramatic win Saturday night before getting shutout Sunday afternoon.

Saturday night, Jacob Schlacht and Tommy Burns scored 42 seconds apart late in the third period to erase a 3-2 deficit and take a 4-3 win.

Schlacht tallied at 17:11 and then Burns potted the game-winner at 17:53.

Brett Grech and Dan Hudson also scored and Justin Bennett tacked on two assists to back Eric Trunick’s 54 saves against his former team.

Jon Buttitta and Matt Zaremba each had a goal and an assist for the Jr. Lumberjacks.

Sunday afternoon, Brian Berger recorded two goals and two assists in an 8-0 win. Alex Larson stopped all 41 shots fired his way for Cleveland.

Trunick made 44 saves for the Jets.

Metro (13-29-1-0) finishes up the 2010-2011 season this upcoming weekend with two games at Quad City.

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