UNION, NJ -- With a 6-3 victory over Freehold Township Saturday night, the Gov. Livingston ice hockey team completed a two-game sweep of its weekend slate.
On Friday, the Highlanders defeated Verona, 3-2.
Brian Kramer scored three goals and had two assists for Gov. Livingston (6-4-1) and Jack Norton assisted on three goals against Freehold Township. Jeremy Malave and Matt Darata each contributed one goal and one assist for the Highlanders, and Kyle Cook scored one goal.
In Friday's victory over Verona, Kramer scored two goals in the third period to give GL a 3-1 lead. The game was tied, 1-1, going into the final period. Tommy Hoy had scored a power play goal in the opening frame with assists from Cook and Darata to give the Highlanders a 1-0 lead.
Sophomore goalie Shane Cook made 21 saves against Freehold Township after coming up with 40 stops the night before against Verona.
"Starting out the second half of the season with two wins was critical for our team after we lost three straight to at end of December," said Gov. Livingston head coach Michael Criscitello. "January is a very important month, and with our evenly competitive conference, every game counts."