Saturday Scores: Royals begin 2016 with wild win
Lockport 8 @ Roc City 10 - Cameron Clark lifted Roc City to a 10-8 victory with a hat trick against Lockport. Clark notched his first tally 14:18 into the first period. He then added goals at 5:01 into the second and at 10:00 into the third. Roc City additionally got points from Brandon Corey, who also registered one goal and four assists to lead the team in points, Jared Tam-Grimshaw, who also finished with one goal and three assists, Zach Bucholz, who also had one goal and one assist, and Justin Allen, who also grabbed two goals and one assist. Roc City also had goals scored by Matt Corey and Robert Vasta, who each put in one. Other players who recorded assists for Roc City were Anthony DePetres, who had four and Aidan Conolly, Sam Cammilleri, and Cory Della Stua, who each chipped in one. Lockport was led by Mark Friol, who registered two goals and one assist. Friol scored the first of his two goals at 6:16 into the first period to make the score 2-1 Lockport. Christopher Gasiewicz assisted on the tally. Friol's next tally made the score 3-2 Lockport with 6:41 left in the first period. Gibson Stuart picked up the assist. Lockport also got points from Jake Andriaccio, who also finished with one goal and one assist. Others who scored for Lockport included Frank II Vecchio, who had two and Fankie Bodami, Brendan McFall, and Dylan Jenkins, who each put in one. In addition, Lockport received assists from Jordan Pocobello, who had one. Roc City's Ian Stahl stopped 28 shots out of the 36 that he faced.
Wilkes-Barre 2 @ Skylands 5 - Skylands had a two-goal lead after two periods and cruised the rest of the way en route to a 5-2 win over Wilkes-Barre. Hunter Ledwith had two goals and one assist to lead Skylands. Ledwith scored the first of his two goals at 2:53 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Skylands. Matt Sinatra provided the assist. Ledwith's next tally made the score 5-2 Skylands with 2:04 left in the third period. Skylands had gotten the advantage when Wilkes-Barre's Connor Landregan was sent off for cross checking. Sinatra assisted on the tally. In a losing effort, Wilkes-Barre was paced by Ryan Flanagan, who had two goals. Flanagan scored the first of his two goals at 7:55 into the first period to make the score 2-1 Skylands. Tanner Kahlau picked up the assist. Flanagan's next tally made the score 3-2 Skylands with 8:01 left in the first period. Landregan assisted on the tally. Skylands also had goals scored by Tim Vant, Nicholas King, and Billy Rafferty, who scored one goal each. In addition, Skylands received assists from Antonio Martiniello, who had two and Cory Decosta, who had three. More assists for Wilkes-Barre came via Dalton Olive, who had one. Skylands' Mathias Yttereng stopped 25 shots out of the 27 that he faced.