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A big second period helped Central York skate to a 5-3 ice hockey victory against Penn Manor on Monday night at York City Ice Arena.

With the score knotted at 2-2, Central’s Jacob Nagy got the scoring started early in the second period for Central, scoring his second of the game just 1:27 in. Teammate Wesley Copenhaver II followed a mere 15 seconds later with a goal of his own to put Central ahead, 4-2.

Jordan Kline finished the scoring for Central at the 10:56 mark of the second. Nagy scored his first goal 27 seconds after the game’s opening faceoff and Sean Barba also had a first-period goal for Central. Nagy and Kline each recorded an assist.

Carter Crebs stopped 30 of the 33 shots he faced in goal to collect the victory. His counterpart, Tyler Hess stopped 25 of 30 Central shots.

The win keeps Central (11-0-1) atop the Central Penn Interscholastic Hockey League Rothrock Division standings. After the holiday break, Central returns to action with a key Rothrock Division contest against Cedar Crest (9-0-1) on Jan. 3 at York City Ice Arena. Cedar Crest is currently second in the division standings.

OTHER CPIHL GAME

Shamrocks 12, Susquehannock 3: At York City Ice Arena, Riley Johnson scored a pair of goals and added a pair of assists to lead the visitors to victory.

Cody Rodgers had a goal and an assist for Susquehannock.

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