Saturday Scores: Rebels back on track with sweep
October 28, 2018
Austin defenseman Noah Kim (top) and Corpus Christi forward Blake Bennett (below) helped their clubs to weekend sweeps with big games on Saturday.
Saturday's Box Scores
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 1 @ Jamestown 2 - Alex Frye’s third period tally was enough to help the Jamestown Rebels sweep the weekend series against the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights. Noah Finstrom netted his second goal of the season for the Rebels. Ryan Keane was on his game as he made 17 saves en route to the victory. Jacob Badal got the only goal for the Knights and Samuel Vyletelka made 30 stops in the loss.
Chippewa 0 @ Austin 5 - Garrett Dahm scored two goals and had an assist in the Bruins’ 5-0 victory over the Chippewa Steel. Noah Kim and Connor Mylymok each had a goal and an assist as well for the Bruins. Dante Sheriff scored his sixth goal of the year in the win. Kyle McClellan was perfect on the night, stopping all 18 shots fired in his direction. It is his third shutout in his last five starts. Josh Langford and Jackson Bernard combined for 27 saves for the Steel.
MN Magicians 5 @ Springfield 4 (OT) - Jackson Nauss’ overtime tap in capped off a three game sweep for the Minnesota Magicians over the Springfield Blues. The Minnesota offense continued to roll as they scored 15 goals over the three game series. Andrew Kruse, Mortiz Wirth, John Keranen and Carter Wagner all scored for Minnesota. Jack Robbel got his second win of the weekend as he made 24 stops for the Magicians. Brandon Puricelli netted a pair of goals for the Jr. Blues. Ben Schmidling and Max Brainin each had a goal and an assist. Caleb Hannon made 26 saves in a losing effort.
Kenai River 2 @ Corpus Christi 5 - Five different IceRays scored goals in Corpus Christi’s 5-2 decision over Kenai River. Aleksi Peltonen, Ryan Willett, Blake Bennett, Nick Seitz, and Jake Stella all found the back of the net while Santeri Hartikainen tallied three assists. Akira Schmid was excellent in between the pipes as he made 37 saves for Corpus Christi. Andy Walker and Michael Spethmann scored for the Brown Bears. Dennis Westergard made 13 stops while Gavin Enright made 23 in relief.
Maryland 4 @ New Jersey 6 - Ryan Naumovski’s three point night lifted the New Jersey Titans to a 6-4 win and a weekend sweep of the Maryland Black Bears. Josef Glamos and Kyle Jeffers each potted a pair of goals for the Titans. Bryce Witman also found the back of the net as well. Brandon Perrone grabbed his third win of the year by making 32 saves. Patrick Choi found twine twice for the Black Bears while Daylon Mannon had a goal and an assist. Jonathon Young also scored for Maryland. Benjamin Beck was dealt the loss as he made 34 saves.
Minot 5 @ Brookings 2 - The Minotauros’ domination of the Brookings Blizzard continued as the Tauros’ finished a second road sweep of the Blizzard with a 5-2 win on Saturday night. Didrik Henbrant scored two goals and David Raisanen had a goal and an assist. Taylor Wants and Kyle Oleksiuk netted goals as well for Minot. Ben Garrity was very good in goal as he made 36 saves to pick up the win. Carter Krogman and John Kaljian lit the lamp for Brookings in the loss. Jack Caruso made 24 saves for the Blizzard.
Northeast 1 @ Johnstown 8 - Samuel Solensky and Carson Briere powered the high flying Johnstown offense to a decisive 8-1 win over the Northeast Generals on Saturday night. Solensky scored once and had four helpers while Briere scored twice and had two assists. Colin Price and Cameron Hebert also found the back of the net twice for Johnstown. Owen Arfstrom lit the lamp as well. Carter McPhail had plenty of goal of support as he allowed just one goal on 22 shots. Cam Gaudette scored the lone goal for the Generals. Marko Sturma and David Fessenden combined for 18 saves.
Janesville 2 @ MN Wilderness 3 - The Minnesota Wilderness salvaged a weekend split as Peter Grytdahl and C.J. Regula each had a goal and an assist. Nick Portz also scored for the Wilderness in the win. Tyler Watkins finished the game with two assists while Ryan Fanti picked up the win in goal as he made 18 saves. Matt Hanewall scored once and had one assist for Janesville. Stanislav Dosek also scored for the Jets. Cole Brady made 31 saves in the loss.
Fairbanks 2 @ Topeka 3 (OT) - Matthew Francois scored with 33 seconds remaining in overtime to give the Topeka Pilots the victory and bring an end to Fairbanks’ six game winning streak. Dallas Tulik scored his team leading 11th goal of the season and Joel Brandinger also found the back of the net. Emil Gransoe earned his sixth win of the season as he made 31 saves. Jonathan Sorenson and Ty Proffitt scored for the Ice Dogs and Mattias Sholl made 27 saves for Fairbanks.
Shreveport 5 @ Odessa 3 - The Shreveport Mudbugs were able to leave Odessa with a split as they picked up a 5-3 win against Odessa on Saturday night. Ethan Harrison, Warren Natyshak and Jack Jaunich all scored and had a helper. Matthew Smoliga and Lukass Sicevs also scored for the Mudbugs. Maiszon Balboa earned the hard fought victory as he made 35 saves for Shreveport. Vaclav Zidek had a goal and an assist for Odessa. Matt Minerva and Connor Smith each netted goals for the Jackalopes in the loss. Kade Phipps made 25 saves for Odessa.
Bismarck 1 @ Aberdeen 3 - Matt Vernon made 23 saves and the Wings walk away with three points on the weekend as they defeated Bismarck 3-1. Shawn Kennedy, Riley Murphy and Brad Belisle scored for the Wings. Sam Malinski scored once again for Bismarck and John Roberts turned aside 36 shots.
Amarillo 4 @ Lone Star 1 - Logan Jenuwine was the star of the show at NYTEX Sports Centre as the Amarillo forward finished the night with two goals and an assist including a high reel tally that proved to be the game winner. Brenden Datema scored his 10th goal of the season, that leads all defenseman in the NAHL. Alex Peterson also scored for the Bulls in the win. Jason Grande earned his fifth win of the season, making 28 saves. Noah Roofe notched the only goal for Lone Star on Saturday. Seth Eisele was dealt the loss as he made 14 saves.