M0RRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ – It was a tough Thursday afternoon for the Roxbury High School ice hockey team as the Gaels were defeated 3-0 by Montville at Mennen Arena.

Montville scored one goal in each period, with the first blow taking place at just under one minute left to go in the first when Shane Oswald found the net.

Before the night was through, Montville’s Emerson Emery and Claudia Trionfo also scored goals while Roxbury’s scoring efforts were nullified 19 times by Montville goalie Jakub Czaja.

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The Gaels’ man in the net, Connor Mutz made 12 saves.

The loss brings Roxbury to 2-2 on the young season. The Gaels return to Mennen Arena on Dec. 14 to take on Morristown Beard.