Saturday Scores: Kings complete sweep
Skylands 7 @ Wilkes-Barre 3 - Cory Decosta was all over the ice for Skylands, as he tallied four goals in Skylands' 7-3 win over Wilkes-Barre. Decosta's first goal came 17 seconds into the first period. He then added goals at 15 seconds into the second, at 3:25 into the second, and at 9:58 into the second. Skylands also got points from Matt Sinatra, who also registered one goal and two assists and Hunter Ledwith, who also had one goal and one assist. Antonio Martiniello also scored for Skylands. In addition, Skylands received assists from Ernest Komarnitskii, who had two and Aaron Segnello and Alex Linquito, who contributed one each. Wilkes-Barre was helped by Stephen Aponik, who racked up one goal. Aponik scored 1:48 into the first period to make the score 1-1. Derrick Wruble picked up the assist. Wilkes-Barre additionally got points from Wruble, who also racked up one goal and two assists to lead the team in points. Wilkes-Barre also got a goal from Zacharia Ouladelhadjahmed as well. More assists for Wilkes-Barre came via Brett Welsh, Josha Gartley, and Ruben Gonzales, who each chipped in one. Mathias Yttereng rejected 12 shots on goal for Skylands.
Cape Cod 7 @ Maine 0 - Behind a great game by Brendan Sullivan, who had two goals, Cape Cod defeated Maine, 7-0. Sullivan scored at 5:14 into the second period to make the score 1-0 Cape Cod and again while 16:30 into the second to make the score 3-0 Cape Cod. Cape Cod forced Maine goalie Robson Stewart to work between the pipes, taking 45 shots. Cape Cod also got points from Steven Mathews, who also registered one goal and two assists to lead the team in points. Others who scored for Cape Cod included Maxime Dordet, who had two and James Brosnan and Mike Jessman, who each put in one. More assists for Cape Cod came via Zack Goodman, Dylan Legarie, Aaron Deady, Chris Lovell, Chuck Costello, Chris ODonnell, Karl-Eric Demers, Eric Szeker, and Mitchell Eldridge, who contributed one each. Anton Zemba rejected 20 shots on goal for Cape Cod.
New England 2 @ L/A Fighting Spirit 0 - New England relied on the scoring touch of Ryan Gauvin, who netted two goals, to beat Lewiston/Auburn, 2-0. Gauvin scored at 4:14 into the second period to make the score 1-0 New England and again while on the power play 12:37 into the third to make the score 2-0 New England. Dominic Lamanno frustrated Lewiston/Auburn's offense all game, and stopped 25 shots en route to a shutout. More assists for New England came via Hunter McTague, who had one and Nolan Arbuckle, who had two. Claes Endre made 22 saves for Lewiston/Auburn on 24 shots.
Lockport 5 @ Syracuse 2 - Lockport had a two-goal lead after two periods and cruised the rest of the way en route to a 5-2 win over Syracuse. Frank II Vecchio was all over the ice for Lockport, as he registered two goals in the win. Vecchio found the back of the net 15:55 into the first period to make the score 3-1 Lockport and again while 19:29 into the third to make the score 5-2 Lockport. Lockport additionally got points from Brendan McFall, who also racked up one goal and one assist to lead the team in points. Lockport also had goals scored by Gibson Stuart and Andrew Logar, who each put in one. In addition, Lockport received assists from Justin Durkee, who had two and Kurt Villani and Dylan Jenkins, who contributed one each. Syracuse was helped by Dan Buehler, who had one goal. Buehler scored 12:15 into the first period to make the score 2-1 Lockport. Nicholas Sanborn provided the assist. Syracuse also got points from Raymond Falso, who also tallied one goal and one assist. Other players who recorded assists for Syracuse were Tucker Bartenslager, who had one. Tim Schiess rejected 39 shots on goal for Lockport.
Northeast 3 @ East Coast 4 (OT) - East Coast's Preston Palamara scored 5:00 into overtime to beat Northeast, 4-3 (OT). East Coast was led by Palamara, who registered one goal. East Coast forced Northeast goalie Steven Murphy to work between the pipes, taking 32 shots. East Coast also got points from Andrew Irving, who also tallied one goal and one assist. East Coast also had goals scored by Mark Morava and Ryan Monte, who each put in one. In addition, East Coast received assists from Tom Potter, who had two and Kyler Harding, Mason Smith, and Albert Wiggins, who contributed one each. Northeast kept East Coast's goalie busy throughout the game, and Travis Spangle made 37 saves on 40 shots. Northeast was helped by Conor Harrington, who grabbed one goal. Harrington scored on the power play 13:26 into the second period to make the score 2-1 East Coast. Reed Mancovsky provided the assist. Northeast additionally got points from Kyle Hoxie, who also racked up one goal and one assist. Travis Hyde also scored for Northeast. More assists for Northeast came via Derric Trudeau and Kevin Perry, who each chipped in two.
Jersey Shore vs. New York - Game postponed