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Lightning Conference Week 6 Recap

by Jamie Kelly / Tampa Bay Lightning

The Lightning Conference just wrapped up the sixth week of the 2012-13 high school hockey season and East Lake has now climbed into a tie for first place with Palm Harbor, sporting identical 6-1-0 records.

Friday nights action saw River Ridge thump Durant, 8-2, while Newsome skated away with an 8-4 victory against Seminole.

Steinbrenner and Berkeley will be looking for their first win of the season when action resumes next Friday, November 9.

Palm Harbor’s forward duo of Hunter Sheehan and Joshua Ovitt has proved to be quite the formidable tandem. Sheehan has notched 13 goals and 36 points in just seven games while Ovitt has tallied 15 goals and 23 points in six games.

Wharton’s Julian Baron-Clarke had a big week for his team, scoring four goals and adding an assist in Wharton’s 8-2 victory against Wiregrass.

Mitchell goaltender Joey Robinson continues to show he is one of the league’s elite stoppers, earning a 2.00 goals-against average and a 5-0-1 record.

East Lake netminder David Johnson had a solid weekend, earning a shutout in his squads’ 7-0 victory against Bloomingdale.

The schedule resumes next Friday when every team is back in action. Sarasota (2-2-2) takes on Berkeley (0-6) in a matchup of two teams trying to generate some momentum heading into November, while Jesuit (4-1-1) and Palm Harbor (6-1-1) face off as Jesuit looks to catch Palm Harbor at the top of the standings.

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