Dallas Saunders Memorial Tournament
The Saunders Memorial Tournament has reached its quarter-final stage. The Abbotsford Hawks and Coquitlam Chiefs were the lone undefeated teams in preliminary round play. The Hawks out-scored the opposition 17-4 in wins over Nanaimo (9-2), Richmond (5-1) and Victoria (3-1). The Chiefs had out-scored teams 19-5 in wins over Kamloops (4-3), Langley A2 (10-0) and JDF (5-2). The will be the top two seeds heading in to action this morning in Abbotsford.
Abbotsford 6 vs. Victoria 0 FINAL
Coquitlam 6 vs. Vancouver TBirds 5 FINAL
- The Coquitlam Chiefs advance to the semi-finals. The Chiefs score 2 goals in the final 3 minutes to lock up the win. Fantillo and Bromhead each had 1-2-3.
Langley 11 vs. Richmond 0 FINAL
The Eagles advance to the semi-finals against Coquitlam with a convincing 11-0 win. '99 born James Malm picked up his 2nd 5 point game of the tournament. Gingras also had 5 points while Anderson had 4. Dennis Cholowski was very strong offensively from the backend for Langley and '99 born Hollett picked up the shut-out.
Kelowna 5 vs. Kamloops 2 FINAL
Swift Current Kabos Raiders Tournament
Swift Current Kabos Raiders 4 - Saskatoon Outlaws 1
The Kabos Raiders get goals from 4 different players in out-shooting the Outlaws 45-7 in the contest. Kole Lind paced the attack for Swift Current with 1-1-2. Lind was called up last weekend to the Saskatchewan Midget League and had 2 goals. Saskatoon Outlaws lone goal was scored by Luke McLeod. McLeod is amongst the GSHL leaders in points this season. Matthew Henry kept things close for the Outlaws, stopping 41/45 shots he faced.
Notre Dame "AA" Hounds 5 - Saskatoon Frostbite 0
The Hounds got 2 goals from captain Burke Johnston and 2 from Jared Power in shutting out the Frostbite. The Hounds would hold the shots advantage 32-25 in the game and picking up the shut-out for Notre Dame was Colby Entz. Derrick Hucul stopped 27/32 and is having a very strong season in league play with a GAA around 2.00.
Regina Pat Blues 5 - Saskatoon Generals 5
Shae Kiryk's goal with just 4 minutes remaining gave the Saskatoon Generals a 5-5 tie vs. one of the stronger teams from the SBAAHL. The Generals got 1-2-3 from D - Marc Sweeney, 1-1-2 from D - and captain of the team - Jordan Malainey and 1-1-2 from '99 born and talented forward Dawson Holt. The Pat Blues got 2 goals from assistant captain Riley Woods. Woods has been red hot as of late for the Pat Blues and sits amongst the scoring leaders in the SBAAHL. Ty Barnstable, Chaeston Sare and Turner Ripplinger all had 1-1-2. The Generals held a 27-24 advantage in shots. Declan Hobbs was in net for the Generals against Zach Johnson for the Pat Blues.
Regina Monarchs 3 - Saskatoon Bandits 1
The Monarchs get 1-2-3 from Elliott Grande-Sherbert and Matthew Lenz stopped 32/33 shots in the win over perhaps the top GSHL squad. For the Bandits, Jayce Schwartz scored the lone goal, breaking the shut-out with less than 4 minutes to play in the 3rd. Justin Gauthier stopped 14/17 for the Bandits.
Okotoks Oilers 10 - Notre Dame "AA" Hounds 3
The lone AMBHL team in the tournament would fire 61 shots at Notre Dame goalie Colby Entz in demolishing the Hounds 10-3. Okotoks captain Owen Guenter scored 4 goals and Riley Milford scored twice to lead the way. '99 born D - Dakota Krebs was strong for Okotoks in the game. For Notre Dame it was Trygve Many Guns with 2 goals and Burke Johnston once again was strong with a pair of helpers. The final shots were 61-14 for Okotoks.
Weyburn Red Wings 6 - Saskatoon Outlaws 3
'99 born and team scoring leader Trisyn DeRoose scored 2 goals and added an assist in pacing the Wings to a 6-3 win. '99 born Matthew Kesserling added 1-1-2. Gritty forward Austin Neiszner had 3 assists. For the now 0-2-0 Outlaws, it was three different players scoring goals.
Calgary Edge 6 - Saskatoon Bandits 1
Saskatoon or GSHL teams if you will remain winless after Calgary Edge Mountaineers get 2 goals from team scoring leader Tristan Crozier and G - Cody Campbell stopped 11/12 shots he faced for the shut-out. Jake Elmer had 1-3-4 and Sean Milnthorp had 3 helpers in the win. Parker Gavlas scored the lone goal for the Bandits in a game in which 22 minor penalties were called.
Balgonie Prairie Storm 9 - Saskatoon Generals 2
The Prairie Storm get 3-1-4 from Damian Bentz and a 1-4-5 game from Jared Legien in a convincing opening win. Tanner Manz and Marshall Wilton each had 3 point games for the Prairie Storm. They played the game without Jared Dmytriw who is out with injury. It was a very clean played game. '99 born Dawson Holt found the score-sheet once again for the Generals - scoring a goal.
Swift Current Kabos Raiders 14 - Weyburn Red Wings 2
The host team moves to 2-0-0 in convincing fashion with a 14-2 victory over Weyburn. Tristan Carey led the way with 5 goals and 2 assists and team captain Tanner Nagel had 2-3-5. Kole Lind had a huge night with 3-4-7. The Raiders held a 40-10 shots advantage. One of the Weyburn goals was scored by Austin Neiszner.
Okotoks Oilers 11 - Saskatoon Frostbite 4
The Oilers have now scored 21 goals in two games and are 2-0-0. The Frostbite are 0-2-0 and have been out-scored 16-4. Riley Milford had his second consecutive 2 goal game in going 2-2-4. Nash Hartford sored a pair as well. Cole young and Mitchell Zambon, the two leading scorers in the regular season for the Frostbite each had 1-1-2. Okotoks held a 30-23 shots edge.
Regina Pat Blues 4 - Balgonie Prairie Storm 1
The Pat Blues lock up top spot in their division after a 4-1 win in which G- Curtis Meger turned aside 25/26 shots. Riley Woods and Chaeston Sare each scored twice and Turner Ripplinger added 3 assists. Jared Legien scored the lone goal for the Prairie Storm. The shots were 26-17 in favour of the Prairie Storm.
In the semi-finals tonight it will be:
Swift Current vs. Okotoks
Regina Pat Blues vs. Regina Monarchs/Edge
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