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Saturday Scores: Jets fly to weekend sweep

October 2, 2016

Bismarck forward Lukas Millen celebrates a goal on Saturday night.

Northeast 1 @ Aston 7 – Continuing his goal streak from the previous night, Andrew Bellant led the Rebels with 2 tallies in their victory over the Generals. Aston put 3 goals on the score sheet in the first, courtesy of Ryan Solomon, Gianluca Esteves and Andrew Bellant. Bellant sparked the Rebels’ momentum again in the second period, netting his second goal of the game, while Gvido Jansons tacked on Aston’s fifth goal of the night.  In the third, Brennan Kapcheck made it 6-0 Aston, until Devin Pierce broke the potential Rebels shutout with a goal for the Generals. Aston’s Dom Garcia would add a seventh goal for insurance to secure the win for the Rebels. Mareks Mitens earned his second victory of the weekend with 29 saves. Boxscore

Brookings 2 @ Janesville 7 – The Jets scored seven unanswered goals to take their second win of the weekend over the Blizzard. Brookings started the scoring with two first period goals from Taylor Schneider and Cameron Teamor. Janesville answered back with three straight tallies from Jack Gates, Jakov Novak and Keegan Miller in the first. A scoreless second period resulted in a rapid fire of goals from the Jets in the third. Cullen Munson grabbed a goal just 54 seconds into the period, while Michael Maloney followed up with two goals and Jakov Novak notched his second of the night for Janesville. Derek Schaedig took his fourth straight win with 40 saves, while Nick Althaus was given the loss despite 25 saves. Boxscore

Austin 3 @ Bismarck 4 – In a close game, Bismarck drew first blood with two quick goals from Jared Resseguie and Tobias Fladeby in the first period. Austin would answer the Bobcats with their first tally of the night from Dan Petrick to start the second period. The original goal-scorers, Resseguie and Fladeby, would add two more goals for the Bobcats to put Bismarck ahead. The Bears would respond in the third period with two goals from Liam Thrawl and Jan Stefka, but the Bobcats would hold on for the win. Will Ulrich took the victory for Bismarck with 27 saves. Boxscore

Aberdeen 0 @ Minot 4 – Eric Dop grabbed his first shutout of the 2016-17 season, keeping the Minotauros undefeated through their first 6 games on Saturday night. The first period remained scoreless between the teams, allowing Kyle Craddick to be the first to light the lamp in the second period. The Minotauros would add three additional unanswered goals from Jack Murphy, Miroslav Mucha and Brock Montgomery to give Minot their 4-0 win. Eric Dop made 32 saves in his shutout victory, while Arrtu Kulmala collected 31 wins in his fourth straight loss. Boxscore

New Jersey 4 @ Kenai River 1 – The New Jersey Titans added a fourth win to their season on Saturday night at Kenai River. With no scoring in the first period, the Titans fired up the scoreboard with four quick goals during the second period. Goals came from Maxim Andreev, Dylan Healey, Greg Malafronte, and Willian Riedell. To upset the potential shutout, Kenai River’s Jonathan Marzec gave the Brown Bears their lone goal of the contest in the third period. Harrison Feenery took his third straight win for New Jersey with 27 saves, while Kenai River’s Connor Poczos made 42 saves in the loss. Boxscore

MN Wilderness 2 @ Springfield 4 – Springfield’s surge in the second period put them on the board in their Saturday night victory over the Wilderness. To start, Minnesota opened scoring with a 1st period goal from Dylan Mills. In the second, Springfield’s Matt Long and Luke Picek each grabbed a goal, giving the Jr. Blues their lead over Minnesota. Matt Long of the Jr. Blues added a third goal, just 31 seconds in to the third period. The Wilderness would get within one soon after, with a goal from Logan Stork, until Springfield’s Connor Matsinger scored in the final minute to seal the deal for the Jr. Blues. Springfield’s Evan Fear got his first win of the season with 23 saves, while Luke Kania took his second loss with 23 saves. Boxscore

Amarillo 1 @ Topeka 6 – The theme of unanswered comebacks continued through the night, as Topeka fought off Amarillo with six straight goals to take the win. Amarillo’s Jeff Solow kicked things off with his 1st period goal, but shortly after, Topeka’s Matthew Barnes brought the game back to even. The second was all Topeka, as Marcus Russell, Christian Sanda, Jeff Makowski and Alex Frye each found the net to give the Roadrunners a four-goal lead. In the third, Peyton Frantti finished the scoring out to finalize Topeka’s win. Ryan Snowden was given the win for the Roadrunners with 22 saves.   Boxscore

Odessa 2 @ Wichita Falls 4 – A late rally from the Wildcats gave Wichita Falls their fourth win of the season on Saturday night. Odessa’s Connor Wood grabbed the first goal of the night in the 1st period, which was answered by Wichita Falls, who saw a pair of goals from Ilya Skvortsov and Bobby DeFriest. In the second, the Jackalopes evened things up with a Rowan Savidant goal. The eventual game winner was scored just minutes late by Wichita Falls’ Seamus Donohue. To finish the night, Isaac Kobienia gave the Wildcats their fourth goal and final goal in the third. Evan Moyse was awarded the win for Wichita Falls with 27 saves, while Jonny Hogue collected 27 saves in the loss. Boxscore

Coulee Region 7 @ MN Magicians 4 – Eleven goals were registered between the Chill and Magicians in hard fought game on Saturday night. The first period was all Coulee Region, as Isaac Thiesen and Larry Jungwirth put the Chill up 2-0 in the 1st period. The Magicians would rally with three straight goals from Andrew Kangas, Will Hammer and Zackary Taylor to start the second period. To finish the second, Coulee Region’s Alex Falconer would find the net to tie the game. In the third, the Chill added two quick goals to break the tie from Alex Falconer and Taylor Trapp. The Magicians’ John Siebenaler would bring Minnesota within one, until Marshall Plunkett of the Chill grabbed back-to-back goals to give Coulee Region a three-goal lead for the win. Boxscore

Johnstown 2 @ Fairbanks 3 (SO) – A shootout was necessary between Johnstown and Fairbanks after a tie game through 65 minutes of play. A tight game between the teams kept the score sheet blank through the first period. Nick Bruce would draw first blood for the Tomahawks in the second period, which created a ping-pong effect in the third. Fairbanks’ Aaron McPheters tied the game up 1-1, only to be answered by Johnstown’s Samuel Solensky. The Tomahawks lead lasted until 19 seconds left in the third period, when Nolan Schaeffer found the back of the net for the Ice Dogs to send the game to overtime. When overtime came up scoreless, the teams went to a shootout showdown, where Fairbanks’ Cayden Cahill made the only goal of the shootout for the win. Joshua Sarlo grabbed the victory for the Ice Dogs with 25 total saves, while Johnstown’s Drew Hotte was given his first SOL of the season after 24 saves. Boxscore

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