Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018
Gia Avalone of Las Vegas and the AAA Anaheim Lady Ducks 16u team scored a game-winning goal in a stunning 2-1 win over the AAA San Jose Jr Sharks girls 19u in a recent Thanksgiving Day Tournament game. Gia scored from the point with about a minute left in the game. The AAA Anaheim Lady Ducks had lost to San Jose earlier in the tournament. Gia and the Lady Ducks are now preparing to go to Boston to play in the East Coast Wizards Tournament. Gia has six goals this season. She had 13 goals a year ago. This is her second season with the AAA Anaheim Lady Ducks 16u. Her older brother Steven Avalone, is a premier defenseman with the SPHL Kindersley Klippers in Saskatchewan.