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Clearview edges Timber Creek, Captures first Victory

Friday, November 10, 2006

By Mike Costantino
SJSports Staff Writer

Fresh off its spirited tie with Township, Clearview captured its first victory of the season defeating Timber Creek 3-2 at Hollydell on Friday night. Timber Creek scored the only goal of the first period just one minute into the game as Seth Pohle jumped on a loose puck and blasted home a shot. Clearview tied the game at 1-1 midway thru the second period as Joe Tropiano deposited a Shaun Stamm pass into the net. Later in the period, Stamm put Clearview ahead at 2-1 as he won a face-off and chipped the puck over the glove of goalie Chris Costa.

Matt Klanchar scored a power play goal early in the third period on a nice set-up from Chris McGoldrick and Joe Coghlan to give Clearview a 3-1 lead. A short-handed goal by Tom Szabo cut the lead to 3-2 but Timber Creek fell short and Clearview celebrated their first win.

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