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Saturday Scores: Wilderness lead group of sweeps this weekend

October 4, 2015

Kenai River 1 @ MN Wilderness 9 – Michael Mahan, Koby Bender and Ryan Boom each scored twice as the Wilderness completed a home sweep of the Brown Bears with a convincing 9-1 win. The Wilderness scored the first four goals, two of those coming from Bloom and others from Mahan and Tyler Cline. After Kenai River got their lone goal from Mathias Tellstrom, the Wilderness responded with five unanswered including two from Bender, another from Mahan and others from Casey Gilling and Tony DeVito. Chase Munroe made 28 saves in the win, while Nick Nast took the loss making 31 saves. Boxscore

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 1 @ Aston 7 – Rebels goalie Trevor Micucci made 34 saves as Aston went 2-0 on the weekend as they beat the Knights on Saturday, 7-1. Seven different players scored for the Rebels, including Drew Blackman, Gvido Jansons, Victor Bergstrom and Evgeny Yakovlev in the 1st period, Dean Balsamo and Frank Spellman in the 2nd period and Andrew Bellant in the 3rd period. The lone Knights goal came from Tanner Bennett. Boxscore

Fairbanks 1 @ Janesville 3 – The Jets completed a weekend home sweep of the Ice Dogs thanks to a 3-1 win on Saturday night. A fast start and 27 saves from goalie Blake Weyrick turned out to be the difference. The Jets jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the opening five minutes with goals from Kip Hoffman and Nils Rygaard. Fairbanks’ lone goal came midway through the 1st period on a power play goal from Ryner Gorowsky. Vaclav Krudenc added the third Jets goal. CJ Booth made 24 saves in the loss. Boxscore

Amarillo 1 @ Corpus Christi 2 (SO) – The IceRays completed a weekend home sweep of the Bulls thanks to a 2-1 shootout win. The Bulls scored first in the 1st period as Joey Molinaro tipped home a shot. The IceRays took a long time to answer, but did thanks to the power play as Jimmy O’Brien slammed home a shot from the side of the net with less than five minutes remaining in regulation. Ryan Cusin scored the only goal in the shootout session. Dryden McKay made 28 saves in the win, while Anton Martinsson took the loss with 37 saves. Boxscore

Brookings 3 @ Austin 6 – Justin Misiak had a three point night as the Bruins got off to a fast start and never looked back, completing a weekend sweep of the Blizzard with a 6-3 win. Austin jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the 1st period with goals from Misiak, Gilbert Gabor, John Pesek and AJ Drobot. Dawson DiPietro scored in the 2nd period and Dalton Gally added a 3rd period goal for Austin. Brookings goals came from Martan Yelle, Connor Hutchins and Mikael Hakkarainen. Kristofer Carlson made 27 saves in the win, while Josh Kuehmichel made 26 saves in the loss. Boxscore

Lone Star 2 @ Topeka 3 (SO) – The RoadRunners never led in the game until the final shooter of the shootout as they came from behind to beat Lone Star in the shootout and sweep the weekend home series.  It was all Brahmas in the 1st period as Cody Wickline and Joseph Fallon scored to make it 2-0. The RoadRunners controlled the 2nd period, tying the game at 2-2 with goals from Dominic Lutz and Tyler Hayes.  After a scoreless 3rd period and OT, Cam Strong scored the only goal in the shootout for either club as the third and final shooter. Tyler Johnson made 16 saves in the win, while Corbin Kaczperski made 22 saves in the loss. Boxscore

Coulee Region 2 @ Springfield 3 – For the second straight night the Jr. Blues handed the Chill a 3-2 loss, which completed a weekend home sweep. The Jr. Blues got off to a fast start with two, 1st period goals just :31 seconds apart, both coming from Kyle Meeh, The Chill chipped away at the lead with goals from Michael Wilson and Davis Zembergs, but a goal from Trevor Stone with just over a minute remaining secured the win for Springfield. Jr. Blues goalie Tommy Nappier made 23 saves in the win, while Chill goalie Hunter Vorva made 40 saves in the loss. Boxscore

Johnstown 4 @ New Jersey 3 – Tommy Horn scored twice as the Tomahawks went 1-1 on the weekend with a 4-3 win in New Jersey on Saturday. New Jersey also finished the weekend 1-1. The Titans got goals from Anthony Cusanelli, Keegan Miller and Raymond Brice. The Tomahawks responded with a stretch of three straight goals in the 1st and 2nd periods, including two from Horn and another from Andrew Romano. The game-winner came midway through the 3rd period from Drew Doyon. Nick DeSimone picked up the win in goal, while Jack Berry had the loss. Boxscore

Aberdeen 1 @ MN Magicians 2 – The Magicians earned a weekend split with the Wings thanks to a stiff defense and 15 saves from Andrew Lindgren. After a scoreless 1st period, Minnesota scored first with an early goal in the 2nd period from Travis Brown. Aberdeen tied things up just over seven minutes later on a goal from Collin Raver. The game-winner came midway through the 3rd period on a goal from Alexander Lambacher. Wings goalie Peter Thome made 20 saves in the loss. Boxscore

Minot 4 @ Bismarck 2 – Two, 3rd period goals were the difference as the Minotauros went on the road and doubled up the Bobcats, 4-2. The game was even at 2-2 through two periods as Tyler Jeanson and Sam Fuss scored for Minot and Jared Pike and Alex Strand scored for Bismarck.  The difference-maker and game-winner came midway through the 3rd period on a power play goals from Minot’s Jared Brandt. Christian Mohs added an empty-netter. Lucas Murray made 25 saves in the win and Hunter Shepard made 18 saves in the loss. Boxscore

Odessa 3 @ Wichita Falls 5 – Max Reisinger scored twice and the Wildcats scored the go ahead goals in the final 10 minutes of the 3rd period to top the Jacks in the lone game for both teams during the weekend. Wichita Falls got a 1st period goal from Garrett VanWyhe, 2nd period goals from Reisinger and Aleksi Poikola and 3rd period strikes from Reisinger and Nick Rosa.  Odessa got a goal in each period from Zach Zech, Luke Schultz and Gray Marr. Justin Kapelmaster had to make just 16 saves in the win, while Dean Shatzer made 31 saves in the loss. Boxscore

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