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Saturday Scores: Flying Aces pick up big sweep

November 16, 2014

Saturday Box Scores

Gillette 8 @ Glacier 2 - The Gillette Wild used a six-goal second period to put away Glacier, 8-2. Gillette got the win thanks to a great game by Mitchell McEwan, who had one goal and two assists. McEwan scored 5:10 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Gillette. Jack Cleaver picked up the assist. Gillette also got points from Darren Banks, who also grabbed one goal and one assist. Others who scored for Gillette included Trevor Ruiz and Sam Cirone, who scored two goals each and TJ McMinn and Alex King, who each put in one. Other players who recorded assists for Gillette were Trent Dillinger, who had two and Bryce Mitzel, Taylor Garner, Cade Boreing, and Kyle Reilly, who each chipped in one.
 
Yellowstone 1 @ Helena 6 - Brandt Miller was all over the ice for the Helena Bighorns, as he tallied two goals and one assist in Helena's 6-1 win over the Yellowstone Quake. Miller found the back of the net 11:01 into the second period to make the score 2-0 Helena and again while 11:50 into the second to make the score 3-0 Helena. The Bighorns were led by goalie Grant Martens, who finished with 25 saves while allowing one goal. The solid play of Martens will be reflected in his goals against average, which pre-game was 1.51. Helena forced Quake's netminders to work all game long, racking up 41 shots and forcing 35 saves. Sean Leahy made 19 stops and Lance Knudson made 16. The Bighorns excelled on the penalty kill, not giving up a single goal in three chances. Helena also got points from Kendall Bolen-Porter, who also racked up one goal and two assists. Helena also had goals scored by Bryan Knesel, Jarrett Scheibel, and Georgy Ostapchuk, who each put in one. In addition, Helena received assists from Brandon Mills, who had one and Daniel Liberko and Matt Mohar, who contributed two each. Yellowstone also got a goal from Mason Stewart as well. Other players who recorded assists for Yellowstone were Josh Neumann and Max Doner, who each chipped in one.
 
Granite City 1 @ North Iowa 4 - Austin Jackson finished with two points to lead the North Iowa Bulls to a 4-1 victory over the Granite City Lumberjacks. North Iowa put up an impenetrable defensive front on the penalty kill, and did not allow Granite City to score on any of its four power plays. The Bulls forced the Lumberjacks goalie Jesse Garcia to work between the pipes, taking 33 shots. North Iowa additionally got points from Dylan Zins, who also registered one goal and one assist to lead the team in points. Others who scored for North Iowa included Sam Naegele and Brett Gravelle, who each put in one. In addition, North Iowa received assists from Ryan Durant, Joe Kleven, Travis Johnston, and Trey Gardner, who each chipped in one. The Lumberjacks were led by Jared Sprink, who scored the team's only goal. Sprink scored 17:08 into the first period to make the score 1-1. Dallas Marvin picked up the assist. Tommi Ahlgren recorded 24 saves for the Bulls.
 
Topeka 6 @ Sugar Land 3 -  The Topeka Capitals had a two-goal lead after two periods and cruised the rest of the way en route to a 6-3 win over the Sugar Land Imperials. Trey Opack had two goals and one assist to lead Topeka. Opack scored the first of his two goals at 8:23 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Topeka. Opack's next tally made the score 2-2 with 14:14 left in the second period. Topeka additionally got points from Richard Yusa, who also grabbed one goal and one assist and Alex Sauer, who also finished with one goal and one assist. Others who scored for Topeka included Hank Roers and Alex Johanson, who scored one goal each. In addition, Topeka received assists from Tre Kautzman, who had two and Drew Kelly and Steve MacIver, who contributed one each. The Imperials were helped by Aksel Campbell, who had one goal. Campbell scored 2:36 into the second period to make the score 1-1. Muscarella picked up the assist. Sugar Land also had goals scored by Mason Smith and Matt DeNure, who each put in one. More assists for Sugar Land came via Tyler Johnson, John Cuni, and Anthony Chesrow, who each chipped in one. The Capitals' Brett Malkmus stopped 23 shots out of the 26 that he faced.
 
Minnesota 6 @ Alexandria 2 - The Minnesota Flying Aces had a two-goal lead after two periods and cruised the rest of the way en route to a 6-2 win over the Alexandria Blizzard.  Minnesota was helped by Jake Mullendore, who finished with one goal and one assist. Mullendore scored 13:34 into the second period to make the score 3-0 Minnesota. Ryan Conybear picked up the assist. Minnesota also got points from Bradee Thompson, who also registered one goal and one assist. Minnesota also had goals scored by Jesse Brown and Isak Larson, who each put in two. Other players who recorded assists for Minnesota were Matt Olson, Blake Neumann, Tyler Gallagher, Tyler Arenz, and Colton Jones, who contributed one each and Victor Lombardi and AJ Gullickson, who each chipped in two. Alexandria was led by Tyler Berginski, who had one goal. Berginski scored 16:37 into the second period to make the score 3-1 Minnesota. Jody Randall assisted on the tally. Luke Pavelich also scored for Alexandria. In addition, Alexandria received assists from Kyle Jones, Zach Fedie, and Nate Mettenburg, who contributed one each. Kevin OShea made 28 saves for the Flying Aces on 30 shots.
 
La Crosse 4 @ Wisconsin 3 (OT) - The La Crosse Freeze pulled out a 4-3 (OT) overtime victory over the Wisconsin Whalers on a clutch goal by Zach Lawson. Although La Crosse was up by as many as two goals in the second period, Wisconsin kept the game interesting by staging a comeback that ultimately fell short. The Whalers got to within 3-2 on a short handed goal by Ryan Martin at 1:49 in the third period. Others who scored for La Crosse included Anthony Miller, Hunter Smith, and Ethan Stafford, who each put in one. More assists for La Crosse came via Justin Edwards, Blake Olinyk, Jace Cseter, Taylor Trapp, Jack Sterne, Dan Marotz, and Ben Henderson, who contributed one each. The Whalers were helped by Peter Henderson, who finished with one goal and one assist. Henderson scored 3:09 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Wisconsin. Martin assisted on the tally. Wisconsin additionally got points from Martin, who also grabbed one goal and one assist. Wisconsin also got a goal from Thomas Hanson as well. Other players who recorded assists for Wisconsin were Will Holtan, Alex Anderson, Adam Alcott, and Adam Schoenfeld, who each chipped in one. Cameron Scheuren recorded 50 saves for La Crosse.
 
Breezy Point 0 @ Twin City 3 - Mikko Aho had one point to lead the Twin City Steel to a 3-0 victory over the Breezy Point North Stars. Twin City excelled on the penalty kill, not giving up a single goal in three chances. Twin City additionally got points from Aharon Lara, who also racked up one goal and one assist. Twin City also got a goal from Jordan Pitlick as well. More assists for Twin City came via James Hale, who had one and Mathias Ahman and Chris Skordilis, who each chipped in two. Breezy Point could not produce up to its normal offensive output. The North Stars average 2.4 goals per game. The Steel's Robbie Goor stopped 18 shots out of the 18 that he faced.
 
St. Louis 5 @ Peoria 3 - Franky Melton netted a hat trick to lead the St. Louis Jr. Blues over the Peoria Mustangs, 5-3. Melton got on the scoresheet 17:53 into the second period. He then added goals at 18:23 into the second and at 19:43 into the third. St. Louis also had goals scored by Sam Maddox and Kevin Laplante, who scored one goal each. In addition, St. Louis received assists from Tommy Heinzman, Chris Brown, and Jason Loraine, who contributed one each. Peoria was helped by Jason Hoehn, who registered one goal. Hoehn scored 19:14 into the third period to make the score 4-3 St. Louis. Andrew Scofield assisted on the tally. Others who scored for Peoria included Kai Barber and Nathan Scofield, who each put in one. Other players who recorded assists for Peoria were Marshall Gevers and Austin Wisely, who each chipped in one. William Hindle recorded 34 saves for the Jr. Blues.
 
Dallas 3 @ Point Mallard 2 – The Dallas Jr. Stars survived a determined comeback attempt by the Point Mallard Ducks on the way to a 3-2 win. Dallas took a 3-1 lead during the second period, only to have Point Mallard storm back on a Noah Gilreath goal 1:42 into the third period to pull to one goal down. Aaron Torres was all over the ice for the Jr. Stars, as he racked up two goals in the win. Tyler Valentin also scored for Dallas. More assists for Dallas came via Blake McIntyre, who had one and Josig Rochon, who had two. The Ducks were helped by Justin Dunn, who tallied one goal. Dunn scored on the power play 4:33 into the second period to make the score 2-1 Dallas. In addition, Point Mallard received assists from Jake Champaign, Grant Dukus, and Justin Provencher, who each chipped in one. The Jr. Stars' Anthony Galliart stopped 26 shots out of the 28 that he faced. 
 
Toledo 2 @ West Michigan 5 - Josh Somers tallied two points to lead the West Michigan Wolves to a 5-2 victory over the Toledo Cherokee. West Michigan also got points from Corey Siwula, who also racked up one goal and one assist, Steven Rhodes, who also registered one goal and one assist, and Sean Smalley, who also finished with one goal and one assist. West Michigan also got a goal from Devin Farkas as well. In addition, West Michigan received assists from Alex Olson and Brandon Benaglio, who each chipped in one and Michael Tratar and Dakota Ulmer, who contributed two each. Toledo kept West Michigan's goalie busy throughout the game, and Hunter Vorva made 36 saves on 38 shots.  The Cherokee were helped by Cam Schwartz, who tallied one goal. Schwartz scored on the power play 17:14 into the second period to make the score 3-2 West Michigan. Tyler Zalecki also scored for Toledo. More assists for Toledo came via David Bogart, who had one and Cody Estrel, who had two.
 
Texas 1 @ Nashville 0 - The Texas Jr. Brahmas beat the Nashville Jr. Predators 1-0 in a game that featured tenacious defense, solid goalkeeping and a winning score from Anthony Koslow. Mykyta Sheptytsky provided the assist on the contest's only goal. Texas was led by Koslow, who registered one goal. Koslow scored 19:53 into the second period to make the score 1-0 Texas. Sheptytsky picked up the assist. The Jr. Brahmas' offense rang up 31 shots on Nashville's net. Joe Hacker rejected 21 shots on goal for Texas. The Jr. Brahmas incurred four minutes in penalty time with two minors. Nathan Klebe made 30 saves for Nashville on 31 shots.
 
Cincinnati 3 @ Southern Tier 5 – The Cincinnati Swords tried to dig themselves out of a three-goal hole, but the Southern Tier Xpress held on for a 5-3 victory. Southern Tier made the score 5-2 on a goal by Jake Herrberg at 6:41 in the third period, and Cincinnati got as close as 5-3 when Gennadi Zabeline scored 9:48 into the third period. The Xpress were led by Elijah Williams, who registered one goal and one assist. Williams scored 1:15 into the third period to make the score 4-2 Southern Tier. Herrberg picked up the assist. Brandon Kruger made 16 stops and James Schroeder made 12. Team's forwards weren't the only contributers offensively, and the team's defensemen showcased their scoring touch with two goals. Southern Tier additionally got points from Herrberg, who also grabbed one goal and one assist, Cody Maulsby, who also finished with one goal and one assist, and Niko Greco, who also had one goal and one assist. Southern Tier also got a goal from Mark Sunde as well. Other players who recorded assists for Southern Tier were Justin Andriaccio and Victor Mccutcheon, who contributed one each. Cincinnati also got points from Brenden Williams, who also registered one goal and one assist to lead the team in points. Jessie Fracassi also scored for Cincinnati. More assists for Cincinnati came via Oliver Ahlberg, Andrew Bond, Chris Hubbard, Sid Quincy, and Nicholas Lupacchino, who each chipped in one. Tyler Geloneck recorded 22 saves for the Xpress.
 
Bozeman 3 @ Great Falls 5 – The Great Falls Americans gutted out a close 5-3 win against the Bozeman Icedogs. Neither team gained more than a two-goal lead, and Craig Hayes's goal in the third period proved to be the difference maker. Hayes had a great game for Great Falls, netting two goals. The Americans kept Bozeman's goalie busy throughout the game, and Steven Frank made 45 saves on 50 shots. Great Falls additionally got points from Lucas Lomax, who also racked up one goal and one assist. Great Falls also had goals scored by Michael Kliment and Zack Mese, who scored one goal each. In addition, Great Falls received assists from Dylan Garton and Austin Krantz, who each chipped in one and Arseny Ivanov, Marvin Simmons, and Malachi Bushey, who contributed two each. The Icedogs were helped by Gunnar Mogck, who had two goals and one assist. Mogck scored the first of his two goals at 1:14 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Bozeman. Kegan Couture assisted on the tally. Mogck's next tally made the score 3-2 Bozeman with 14:40 left in the second period. Kyler Chartier provided the assist. Bozeman also got points from Couture, who also grabbed one goal and two assists. Other players who recorded assists for Bozeman were Coleton Anderson, who had two. The Americans' Lauren Massie stopped 32 shots out of the 35 that he faced.
 
 
 
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