EAST PALESTINE, OH – Josh Welch had a career night for East Palestine on Monday. The dual-sport athlete provided the golden boot for the Bulldogs on his way to a 5-goal performance. Welch scored 3 the old fashioned way and contributed 2 penalty kicks to put Waterloo away 5-2.
Brandon Turcola helped in the victory with an assist, Matt Garcia kept the Waterloo offense at bay with 2 saves.
For Waterloo, Colin Twitchwell and Clayton Jacobs each contributed a goal. Logan McClellan and Lance Devin each contributed with a helper. Jacob Hill had nine saves in net.
East Palestine starts their season off on the right foot at 1-0 and will begin EOAC play on Wednesday against Leetonia at home.
*Contributions courtesy of Rob Patterson