Alexandria beats Twin City 4-0 as Arias gets hat trick

Jan 7, 2016

Tony Arias lifted Alexandria to a 4-0 victory with a hat trick against Twin City.

Arias\’ first goal came 5:53 into the first period. He then added goals at 17:06 into the second and at 17:39 into the third.

Alexandria was boosted by Brey Effertz, who turned in a shutout with 28 saves. Effertz managed to improve on his goals against average, which stood at 3.04 prior to the game.

Alexandria put up an impenetrable defensive front on the penalty kill, and did not allow Twin City to score on any of its three power plays. Alexandria forced Twin City goalie Jon Albers to work between the pipes, taking 36 shots.

Alexandria additionally got points from Logan Norman, who also tallied one goal and two assists. In addition, Alexandria received assists from Jack Cernohous, who had two and Logan Nelson, Aaron Ryback, and Connor Nilson, who contributed one each.

Twin City did not reach the goal total it has come to expect this season. Twin City averages 4.3 goals per game. Twin City struggled to stay out of the sin bin throughout the game as it finished the game with 26 penalty minutes for six opposing power plays.

Alexandria incurred 10 minutes in penalty time with five minors. Jon Albers made 32 saves for Twin City on 36 shots.