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Saturday Scores: Jets, Jr. Blues, Brown Bears sweep

December 11, 2016

Matt Cassidy had a big weekend to help Springfield sweep Coulee Region.

MN Magicians 1 @ Janesville 2 (SO) – With their second shootout win of the weekend, Janesville secured a weekend sweep over the Minnesota Magicians on Saturday night. The teams each notched a goal in the second period: Adrian Holesinsky scoring for Janesville, and Cameron Buhl for the Magicians. In the shootout, Adrian Holesinsky and Chris Dodero found the net for Janesville, earning the Jets their win. Jacob Barczewski took the win in net for the Jets with 26 saves, while Ivan Prosvetov took the SOL for Minnesota after 41 saves.    Boxscore

Coulee Region 3 @ Springfield 5 – Sealing a weekend sweep, the Springfield Jr. Blues grabbed their second win of the weekend over Coulee Region at home on Saturday. The Jr. Blues saw five goals, scored by Braden Brown, Brennan Blaszczak, Matt Cassidy (2) and Fabio Hollenstein.Joey Sofo and Kevin Dineen (2) brought the offense for Coulee Region, notching three goals for the Chill. In net, Mike Robinson took the win for Springfield with 28 saves. Todd Scott was given the loss for Coulee Region after 25 saves. Boxscore

Kenai River 4 @ Northeast 3 – Kenai River stayed hot on Saturday night, grabbing another win to sweep their weekend of games against Northeast. The Brown Bears saw four goals in Saturday’s contest, courtesy of Tyler Rock, Anthony Tzveyn, Jake Friedman, and Jonas Warmen. Within striking range were the Generals, who put up three goals throughout the night from Christian Thomas, Michael Taormina, and Mike Egan. Kenai River’s Robbie Goor grabbed a weekend sweep in net, making 34 saves on Saturday. Northeast’s David Fessenden took the loss in net after 24 saves.  Boxscore

Fairbanks 0 @ New Jersey 2 – The New Jersey Titans blanked Fairbanks on Saturday, forcing a spilt series this weekend with the Ice Dogs. The Tians two goals throughout the night came from Dylan Healey in the first period, and Kyler Head in the second period. Head’s goal was his first in the NAHL; he started his season in the NAPHL with the Northern Cyclones 18U squad. Brandon Bussi earned his second shutout of the year, making 27 saves in net for the Titans. Fairbanks’ goaltenders CJ Boothe and Josh Benson combined for 31 saves in the loss.    Boxscore

Johnstown 3 @ Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 2 (OT) – A few seconds in overtime was all that the Tomahawks needed to grab the win over Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Saturday. The Knights gave Johnstown a tough battle, with goals from Mike Gelatt and Sam Antonitsch that forced overtime late in the third period. Johnstown saw regulation scoring from Roman Kraemer and Dalton Hunter. Nick Bruce was named the overtime hero, netting the Tomahawks game-winning goal just 52 seconds in. Johnstown’s Drew Hotte made 19 saves in net for the win, while Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s Grant Valentine took the OTL after 19 saves.   Boxscore

Austin 2 @ Brookings 5 – Brookings used the power of a home crowd to split the weekend with Austin on Saturday. Brookings started the night with four straight goals, and added a fifth to seal the win. Parker Revering, Paul Cotter, Nicholas Cardelli, Tim Faulkner, and Zach Mitchell each notched a goal for the Blizzard. Austin saw two goals from Dante Zapata and Travis Kothenbeutel. Josh Boyko made 32 saves in the win for Brookings, while Alex Schilling made 29 saves in the loss for Austin.   Boxscore

Topeka 5 @ Amarillo 4 – The Topeka RoadRunners rallied to grab a 5-4 win over Amarillo on Saturday. Topeka saw five goals from Brayden Schiff, Jack DeMatteo, Matthew Barnes, Max Harper, and Peyton Frantti. Amarillo’s four goals were scored by Brendon Michaelian, Jonathan Dagnal, Brendan Walkom, and Steven Ipri. Mike Rockwell took the win in net for Topeka with 39 saves. Nikita Babintsev made 22 saves in net in the loss for Amarillo.  Boxscore

Wichita Falls 2 @ Odessa 3 (OT) – Overtime was required in Odessa for the second straight night, resulting in a Jackalopes win on Saturday. Odessa’s Jake Levin found the back of the net with 24 seconds remaining in overtime to give the Jackalopes their win. Odessa’s regulation goals were scored by Tyler Pietrowski and Jaden Anderson. Wichita Falls saw goals from Ryan Burnett and Ricky Carballo. Jon Flakne took the win in net for Odessa with 39 saves. Evan Moyse was given the loss after 38 saves.  Boxscore

Minot 2 @ Aberdeen 3 (OT) – Aberdeen secured a 3-2 overtime win on Saturday over Minot at home. Andy Carroll put the puck in the back of the net at the 1:58 mark of overtime to give the Wings their win. In regulation, Aberdeen saw goals from Kevin Fitz Gerald and Shawn Knowlton, while Michael Talbot and Tyler Jeanson scored for Minot. Forbes Ploszaj took the win in net for Abderdeen, making 24 stops for the Wings. Minot’s Austin Park took the loss in net despite 35 saves. Boxscore

Corpus Christi 6 @ Lone Star 1 – Turning around their weekend, the Corpus Christi IceRays grabbed a 6-1 win over Lone Star to split the weekend. The IceRays scored three straight goals to start and finish the night, courtesy of Tucker White, Andy McGlynn, Brad Power, David Thomson, Mason Krueger and Nathan Bryer. Lone Star’s lone goal was scored by Aidan Spellacy in the first period. In net, Tomas Vomacka took the win for Corpus Christi with 26 saves. Lone Star saw split net duties between Erik Gordon and Alec Calvaruso, who combined for 26 saves in the loss.  Boxscore

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