Sunday Wrap-Up: Brahmas take three in Point Mallard
December 22, 2014
Metro 2 @ Pittsburgh 1 (OT) - The Metro Jets' Andrew Sawyer scored 3:11 into overtime to beat the Pittsburgh Vengeance, 2-1 (OT). Metro was led by goalie Kameron Limburg, who finished with 29 saves while allowing one goal. Limburg certainly lowered his goals against average, which was 3.11 entering the contest. The Jets were led by Sawyer, who grabbed one goal and one assist. Metro also got a goal from Jason Newel as well. In addition, Metro received assists from Tyler Layle and TJ Krajewski, who contributed one each. The Vengeance were led by Cody Black, who scored the team's only goal. Black scored 7:57 into the second period to make the score 1-0 Pittsburgh. Nils Markgren picked up the assist. Brian Baker recorded 27 saves for Pittsburgh.
Texas 3 @ Point Mallard 2 (OT) - The Texas Jr. Brahmas pulled out a 3-2 (OT) overtime victory over the Point Mallard Ducks on a clutch goal by Mykyta Sheptytsky. Sheptytsky had a great game for Texas, netting two goals. Sheptytsky scored at 9:11 into the second period to make the score 1-0 Texas and again while on the power play 1:00 into the fourth to make the score 3-2 Texas. Brock Brown also scored for Texas. Other players who recorded assists for Texas were Jimmy Anderson, Nick Nitta, Devin Pierce, and Sam Gagnon, who contributed one each. Point Mallard was led by Brad Reitter, who registered two goals. Reitter scored the first of his two goals at 15:54 into the second period to make the score 2-1 Texas. Justin Provencher picked up the assist. Reitter's next tally made the score 2-2 with 10:30 left in the third period. Jake Champaign assisted on the tally. More assists for Point Mallard came via Davis Hudson and Justin Clark, who each chipped in one. Quinton Reynolds rejected 28 shots on goal for the Jr. Brahmas.
Southern Tier 8 @ Cincinnati 2 - The Cincinnati Swords had trouble finding ways to stop the Southern Tier Xpress, which beat Swords, 8-2. Southern Tier got the win with help from a great game by Tim Weisgerber, who had one goal and two assists. Weisgerber scored on the power play 2:18 into the second period to make the score 2-0 Southern Tier. The Xpress had gotten the advantage when Cincinnati's Alex Olson was sent off for slashing. Philip Grippi picked up the assist. Southern Tier also got points from Justin Andriaccio, who also tallied one goal and one assist, Brandon Desrosiers, who also had one goal and one assist, Luke Sunde, who also registered one goal and one assist, Elijah Williams, who also grabbed one goal and one assist, Isaiah Crawford, who also finished with one goal and one assist, and Luke Grossman, who also had one goal and one assist. Southern Tier also got a goal from Owen Harris as well. Other players who recorded assists for Southern Tier were Cody Maulsby, who had two and Tobias Gabrielsen, Mark Sunde, Brian Grant, and Andre Vanlew, who each chipped in one. The Swords were led by Oliver Ahlberg, who registered one goal. Ahlberg scored on the power play 7:05 into the second period to make the score 2-1 Southern Tier. Andrew Bond also scored for Cincinnati. In addition, Cincinnati received assists from Brett Mory, Gennadi Zabeline, and Jeff Balow, who contributed one each. Brendan Shuck made 13 saves for Southern Tier on 15 shots.
La Crosse 6 @ Chicago 5 - The La Crosse Freeze, who led by three goals at one point, survived a comeback attempt by the Chicago Junior Bulldogs and clinched a 6-5 victory. La Crosse led by three goals at one point and ended with the victory. The largest advantage in the game came when the Freeze's Justin Edwards scored at 46 seconds in the second period to put La Crosse up 4-1. Hunter Smith was all over the ice for the Freeze, as he tallied one goal and three assists in the win. Smith scored 17:24 into the third period to make the score 6-5 La Crosse. Taylor Trapp assisted on the tally. La Crosse additionally got points from Jake Lipski, who also finished with one goal and one assist and Ben Henderson, who also grabbed one goal and one assist. Others who scored for La Crosse included Jared Bromberg and Austin Moser, who each put in one. In addition, La Crosse received assists from Jace Cseter and Daniel Toycen, who each chipped in one. Chicago was helped by Scott Coash Jr, who had one goal. Coash Jr scored 3:43 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Chicago. Scott Schroeder provided the assist. Chicago also got points from Schroeder, who also registered one goal and one assist and Michael Howard, who also racked up one goal and one assist. Chicago also had goals scored by Taylor Hamilton and Tyler Seltenriech, who scored one goal each. Other players who recorded assists for Chicago were Scott Herbster, Henry Hearon, Ryan Maksimovic, and Niko Moulakelis, who contributed one each and Kyle Barna and Michael Ellis, who each chipped in two.
Peoria 6 @ St. Louis 2 - Behind a great game by Austin Wisely, who had one goal and two assists, the Peoria Mustangs defeated the St. Louis Jr. Blues, 6-2. Wisely scored on the power play 13:48 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Peoria. Andrew Scofield picked up the assist. Wisely dished an assist on Marshall Gevers's goal that made the score 3-0 Peoria at 9:15 into the second period. He added another helper on Nathan Scofield's goal that made the score 5-2 Peoria at 12:30 into the third period. Peoria additionally got points from Gevers, who also grabbed one goal and one assist and Kai Barber, who also had one goal and one assist. Peoria also had goals scored by Tyler Shures and Matt Blaszkiewicz, who each put in one. In addition, Peoria received assists from Thomas Kolaz, who had two and Austin Ziakas and Andrej Buchko, who each chipped in one. St. Louis was helped by Nikita Ermilov, who finished with one goal. Ermilov scored 1:03 into the third period to make the score 4-2 Peoria. Alex Klaesner provided the assist. St. Louis also got points from Klaesner, who also racked up one goal and one assist. More assists for St. Louis came via Chris Brown, who had one. Marc Hayton recorded 26 saves for the Mustangs.
Toledo 2 @ Cleveland 3 (SO) - Three periods of regulation and an overtime session were not enough to settle matters as the Cleveland Jr. Lumberjacks defeated the Toledo Cherokee in a shootout 3-2 (3-2 SO). The shootout featured nine attempts between both teams. Toledo got shootout goals from Tyler Zalecki and Mark McGee. Cleveland's other shootout goals were scored by Tyler Houmard and Jonathan Dagnal. Tyler Dalton had two goals to lead the Jr. Lumberjacks to victory. Dalton's tallies came on the power play at 59 seconds into the third period to make the score 1-1 and on the power play 18:17 into the third to make the score 2-1 Cleveland. In addition, Cleveland received assists from Houmard, who had one and Avery Huibregtse, who had two. Toledo was helped by Brody Duncan, who finished with one goal. Duncan scored 19:17 into the third period to make the score 2-2. Cody Estrel picked up the assist. Zalecki also scored for Toledo. Other players who recorded assists for Toledo were Austin Turner and McGee, who each chipped in one. Alec Rounds rejected 38 shots on goal for the Jr. Lumberjacks.
Bozeman 2 @ Helena 8 – The Bighorns got two goals apiece from Johnny Bonta and Daniel Liberko in a 8-2 win on Sunday over Bozeman. Helena scored twice in the 1st period and three times in both the 2nd and 3rd periods. Brandon Mills, Brandt Miller, Kendall Bolen-Porter and Nick Trefry had the other goals for the Bighorns. Ryan Erickson and Kyler Chartier had the goals for the Icedogs. Matt Mohar and Rory Bock had two assists apiece for Helena. Bighorns goalie Alex Kruger made 22 saves in the win, while Bozeman goalie Denijs Romanovskis made 39 saves in the loss.