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Gia’s gold medal game with the AAA Anaheim Lady Ducks vs the AAA Anchorage North Stars was named as MyHockeyrankings.com ‘Best Game of the Week.’

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Saturday, March 17, 2017

Special to Vegashockey.net

Gia Avalone of Las Vegas and the AAA Anaheim Lady Ducks girls 16u team are going to the The Show – the U.S. Nationals.

Gia and the Lady Ducks beat the AAA Anchorage Alaska North Stars girls 16u in a Best of Three series to win the Pacific District Championship and a spot in the upcoming U.S. Nationals.

Anaheim vs Anchorage Alaska North Stars Best of Three in San Jose went like this:

Anchorage North Stars won game one 2-0

Anaheim Lady Ducks won game two 2-0 – Gia two assists

Anaheim Lady Ducks won the decisive game three 2-1 OT.

“That last game was the hardest, most physical game we ever played in,” Gia reported.

The U.S. Nationals will be in Marlborough, Massachusetts beginning April 5.

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Older brother Steven Avalone, a top defenseman from Las Vegas who plays for the AAA Arizona Bobcats 18u, lost a tough Best of Three playoff series to the AAA Arizona Coyotes. The Coyotes advance to the U.S. Nationals.