Friday Finals: Jenuwine makes history in Bulls win
March 30, 2019
Corpus Christi 2 @ Amarillo 8 - Logan Jenuwine scored two goals and became the NAHL’s all time single season record holder as he netted his 56th goal of the year in the Bulls’ 8- 2 over the Corpus Christi IceRays. In addition to his record breaking night, the Bulls also received two goals from Jake Willets and four points, one goal, three assists, from Alex Peterson. Nick Trela, Trey Bagwell and Brendan West each found the back of the net. Jason Grande got the win in net as he made 31 saves for Amarillo. Blake Bennett and Santeri Hartikainen scored the only goals for Corpus Christi.
MN Magicians 4 @ Janesville 7 - Matt Hanewell tallied a hat trick in the first period as the Janesville Jets topped the Minnesota Magicians 7-4. Robby Newton and Nicholas Nardella grabbed a goal and an assist. Carter Hottman and Logan Ommen also bagged goals for the Jets. Sam Metcalf got the win in the crease as he made 24 saves. Jake Hale, John Keranen, Jackson Jutting and Ben Schultheis all found the back of the net for the Magicians. Ethan Haider and Jack Robbel combined for 27 stops.
Lone Star 6 @ Topeka 2 - Blake Evennou grabbed himself a hat trick as the Lone Star Brahmas defeated the Topeka Pilots, 6-2. Scott Persson had a goal and two assists and Matt Guerra contributed three assists. Clayton Lackey and Zach Heintz also scored for the Brahmas. Seth Eisele grabbed the win in net as he made 21 saves. Cole Thiessen and Brendan Schultz contributed the goals for Topeka. McLean Door stopped 31 shots for the Pilots.
Odessa 1 @ Shreveport 3 - Maiszon Balboa celebrated his recent NCAA commitment by stopping 23 of 24 shots and leading the Shreveport Mudbugs to a 3-1 victory. CJ McGee, Warren Natyshak and Carson Nichols all tallied goals for the Mudbugs. Brendan Coughlin scored the only goal for the Odesa Jackalopes. Alex Camarre made 42 saves in the loss.
Austin 0 @ Aberdeen 5 - Nic Sicoly scored twice and Joe Strada and Stepan Pokorny each had two assists in the Wings’ 5-0 win of the Austin Bruins. Henry Welsch stopped 17 shots to earn his first shutout in the North American Hockey League. John Sladic and Jack Powell each had a goal and an assist. Jonathan Bendorf also scored for the Wings in the win. Kyle McClellan was dealt the loss, despite making 31 saves.
Maryland 3 @ New Jersey 4 - Four different Titans found the back of the net and the New Jersey Titans held on to defeat the Maryland Black Bears by a score of 4-3. Michael Outzen, Gavin Gulash, Kyle Jeffers and Mitch Machlitt all found the back of the net for New Jersey. Brandon Perrone made 24 saves to earn the victory in goal. Jude Kurtas and Luke Mountain each had a goal and an assist for the Black Bears while Lukas Ljungblom also had a goal. David Tomeo stopped 29 shots for Maryland in the loss.
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 4 @ Johnstown 3 - The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights pulled off a huge victory in their pursuit for a playoff spot as they took down the Johnstown Tomahawks, 4-3. Zak Currie and Jake Fuss each had a goal and an assist for the Knights. Davis Pennington and Tyrone Bronte each lit the lamp as well. Zach Stejskal stopped 41 shots to win his 23rd game of the season. Chris Trouba, Bennett Stockdale and Ethan Webb scored for the Tomahawks. Cooper Lukenda stopped 15 shots for Johnstown.
Bismarck 6 @ Brookings 4 - Daniel Chladek’s two goals led the Bismarck Bobcats to a 6-4 win over the Brookings Blizzard on Friday night. Ryan Taylor, Hunter Olson, Jacob Marti and Willy Stauber all found the back of the net as well in the win. John Roberts made 23 saves for Bismarck while Travis Allen stopped 14 shots for Brookings. David Israel netted a pair of goals while TJ Koufis scored a goal and an assist. Gabe Wahl also scored for the Blizzard.
Chippewa 3 @ Springfield 7 - Ben Schmidling potted a pair of goals and bagged three assists as the Springfield Jr. Blues scored a 7-3 win over the Chippewa Steel. Max Brainin also had two goals and an assist for the Jr. Blues while Brandon Puricelli had four assists. Nikita Kozyrev, Braden Stewart and Nick Techel all scored as well for Springfield. Jack Williams earned the win in goal as he stopped 21 of 24 shots.
MN Wilderness 5 @ Minot 4 (OT) - Nate Horn scored late in the third and then finished it off with the overtime winner as the Minnesota Wilderness defeated the Minot Minotauros 5-4 in overtime. Aaron Myers picked up three points on the night for Minnesota while Darian Gotz and Ashton Altmann each picked up a goal for the Wilderness. Ryan Fanti picked up the win as he made 31 stops for Minnesota. Keenan Lund, Wilmer Skoog, Vince Marino and Brennan Count all found the back of the net for Minot. Nicholas Grabko stopped 23 of 28 shots for the Minotauros.
Kenai River 6 @ Fairbanks 5 (SO) – The Brown Bears erased deficits of 4-1 and 5-3 and ultimately claimed a 6-5 shootout win in Fairbanks on Friday. Despite the shootout loss, the Ice Dogs did earn a point to claim the 2018-19 Midwest Division regular season crown. After an opening goal from Kenai’s Trey LaBarge just :12 seconds into the game, Fairbanks scored four straight from Tyler Deweese, Trenton Woods, Matt Koethe, and Laker Aldridge to take a 4-1 lead. The Brown Bears stormed back with three goals in the 2nd period from Alex Kelkotka, Jackson Nauss, and JJ Boucher to cut the deficit down to one goal after Koethe added his second goal of the game late in the 2nd period. Cody Moline scored early in the 3rd period for the Brown Bears to send things to a shootout, where LaBarge scored the shootout-winner. Gavin Enright made 48 saves in the win, while Nate Reid made 22 saves in the loss.