Justin McNulty ’20: Continuing to struggle on the ice, the Bulldogs headed North this past weekend, January 13 and 14, for exhibition games against both Bay City and Escanaba.
The first game of the weekend matched up the Dogs with the Wolves of Bay City. Being held scoreless in the game, Romeo dropped the contest 4-0 and looked to improve on their performance in the next game.
In the second match up, Escanaba physically dominated the Bulldogs on route to a blowout 9-1 victory. Forward, Alec Lindecker ‘18, added the lone goal in the game for the Dogs, finding his way into the back of the net with a wrist shot towards the end of the contest.
“This trip was definitely an eye opener for us, and I feel it shows how much we will need to step up our game to finish out the season strong,” Anders McCulla ‘20 stated.
Romeo faces the Norsemen of Grosse Pointe North, with a 2:30 puck drop on Monday, January 15, as the Bulldogs resume with MAC White league play.
Justin McNulty ‘20: On Monday, January 15, the Dogs scored four unanswered goals to cap off a 4-3 comeback victory against Grosse Pointe North. Romeo started off the game shaky, allowing the Norsemen to quickly go ahead 3-0.
The Bulldogs continued to fight on and closed the game on a hot streak scoring four goals, while shutting out GPN in the final periods.
Forward Alec Lindecker ’18 lead the way for Romeo with two goals and Joseph Milana’ 19 along with Kyle Giza ‘20 accounted for the rest of the Bulldog’s offense.
This unsuspected victory brings the Dogs to a sub par 4-12 record this season.
Looking to keep the momentum, Romeo next faces off with rival school, Eisenhower, at 8:30 Saturday, January 20.