After picking up two (2) wins, the Cariboo Cougars still sit at the top of the League standings with a 14-1-1 record. Okanagan, Valley West, Vancouver North East, and Greater Vancouver round out the top five (5). Catch up on all the scores from around the Major Midget League with the Week 9 recap.
Valley West Hawks vs. North Island Silvertips
Valley West 4, North Island 3
Valley West 6, North Island 1
Valley West won both games over North Island this weekend, continuing their high-scoring ways. In Game 1, the teams were tied 3-3 late into the third period until Valley West’s Jonas Leas scored the game winner with just over five (5) minutes to go. Nolan Krogfoss (2) and Aidan Barfoot also scored for the Hawks, while Keaton Mastrodonato (2) and Joshua Zary scored for the Silvertips. In Game 2, the Hawks let loose on offense, with Krogfoss netting a hat trick and Barfoot (2) and Leas also finding the back of the net. Luciano Wilson scored the lone goal for North Island.
Greater Vancouver Canadians vs. Cariboo Cougars
Cariboo 3, Greater Vancouver 1
Cariboo 5, Greater Vancouver 1
Cariboo continued their winning streak, winning both games against Greater Vancouver over the weekend. In Game 1, Cariboo scored three (3) unanswered goals (Reid Perepeluk, Mason Richey, and Jeremy Gervais) before Greater Vancouver’s Scott Atkinson got one past Zack Wickson in the third period. In Game 2, the Cougars’ powerplay found their groove, scoring four (4) times. Radek Hewson scored the Canadians’ only goal, while Gervais, Perepeluk, Devin Sutton, Daine Dubois, and Brennan Malgunas scored for the Cougars.
Kootenay Ice vs. Vancouver NE Chiefs
Kootenay continued their winning ways this weekend, splitting the series with the Chiefs to bring their record to 6-10-0. In Game 1, Christian Buono and Ethan Leyh scored for Vancouver NE, but Kootenay scored four (4) goals in the third period to get the win. Tommy McConnachie (2), Erik Delaire, Conner Seib, and Keenan Crossman scored for the Ice. In Game 2, the Chiefs opened the scoring with three (3) unanswered goals in the first period, eventually winning 6-2. Leyh (2), Jonny Sheardown, Liam Ryan, Logan Bromhead, and Ian MacDonald scored for Vancouver NE, while Delaire and Christian Macasso scored for Kootenay.
Vancouver NW Giants vs. Thompson Blazers
In Game 1, Liam Kindress scored a hat trick and Logan Doust, Jack Graham, and Zach Bolton also found the back of the net as the Giants beat the Blazers 6-3. Seiji Brown, Jayden Castle, and Ethan Tucker scored for Thompson. In Game 2, Trent Thompson and Brown scored for the Blazers, but it wasn’t enough as Bolton, Doust, Graham, Jacob Fournier, and Mackenzie Gray scored for the Giants.
South Island Royals vs. Okanagan Rockets
The Rockets showed off their offense in Game 1, scoring four (4) first period goals and following up with three (3) more. A total of seven (7) different Rockets found the back of the net: William Reiner, Coleton Bilodeau, Jeffrey Karpowich, Max Kryski, Mitchell Gove, Cody Schiavon, and Dylan Prpich. Sean Strange scored the only goal for South Island. The Royals kept it close in Game 2 – Okanagan’s Seth Barton opened up the scoring, but Alexander Benger evened things up midway through the second, with Bryson Hines scoring 30 seconds later to give the Royals a 2-1 lead. Okanagan then scored three (3) unanswered goals (Bilodeau, Tanner Bahm, Eli Zummack) to take a 4-2 lead before Joe Leaky scored once more for South Island.
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