Catch up on all the scores from around the Major Midget League (MML) with the week 19 recap.
North Island Silvertips vs. Valley West Hawks
Game 1: North Island 5, Hawks 9
Game 2: North Island 1, Hawks 6
The North Island Silvertips lost a pair of games at home over the weekend, giving up 15 goals. In game one (1), the Silvertips opened the scoring just seconds into the game and the hawks answered back with a pair before the end of the opening frame. North Island scored three (3) goals in the second, but couldn’t hold down the Hawks as they netted five (5) goals in the second and a couple more before the end of the game. Brayden Wick (White Rock) scored a hat trick for the Hawks. The Hawks continued to dominate their series scoring three (2) unanswered goals in the second period of game two (2). Valley West netted three (3) more in the third and the Silvertips got on the board with less than three (3) minutes on the clock.
Cariboo Cougars vs. Greater Vancouver Canadians
Game 1: Cougars 3, Canadians 2
Game 2: Cougars 11, Canadians 2
The Cariboo Cougars opened the scoring in game one (1) with a pair of goals in the first. River Fahey (Campbell River) got the Canadians on the board with a power play goal midway through the opening frame. Michael Araki-Young (Richmond) tied the game late in the second for the Canadians. Half way through the final period, Jarin Sutton (Prince George) netted the game winner for the Cougars. In game two (2), the Cougars dominated the Canadians opening the game with three (3) unanswered goals in the opening frame. Trey Thomas (Williams Lake) netted the lone second period goal for the Cougars. Araki-Young and Noah Kelly (Tsawwassen) scored for the Canadians in the third and the Cougars found the back of the net seven (7) times in the final period.
Vancouver North East Chiefs vs. Kootenay Ice
Game 1: Chiefs 6, Ice 1
Game 2: Chiefs 5, Ice 1
The Vancouver North East Chiefs earned four (4) points on the weekend with a pair of wins over the visiting Kootenay Ice. The Chiefs opened game one (1) with three (3) unanswered goals in the first. The Ice got on the board midway through the second thanks to Aiden Jenner (Castlegar). The Chiefs netted a pair of goals in the second and one (1) more in the third. The Chiefs came out hot in game two (2), scoring three (3) straight goals in the first. Mitchell Booth (Port Moody) scored his second of he game for the Chiefs in the second and Logan Bromhead (Coquitlam) scored his second late in the third. Christian Macasso (Montrose) netted the Ice’s lone goal late in the game.
Thompson Blazers vs. Vancouver North West Giants
Game 1: Blazers 6, Giants 6
Game 2: Blazers 3, Giants 8
The Vancouver North West Giants opened the scoring in game one (1) with a pair of goals in he first period. The Blazers answered back in the second, scoring four (4) goals to the Giants three (3). Trevor Longo (North Vancouver) scored the Giants final goal early in the third. Jayden Castle (Kamloops) and Evan Vinterlik (Kamloops) scored in the third to tie the game for the Blazers. In game two (2) the Giants scored four (4) unanswered goals in the opening frame. The Blazers answered back with three (3) in the second, but the Giants scored four (4) more.
Okanagan Rockets vs. South Island Royals
Game 1: Rockets 3, Royals 1
Game 2: Rockets 4, Royals 0
The Okanagan Rockets opened the scoring in game (1) with a power play goal just two (2) minutes into the game. Ryan Strange (Victoria) scored a short-handed goal late in the first to tie the game for the Royals. Max Kryski (Kelowna) and Jeffrey Karpowich (Kelowna) each scored for the Rockets in the third period. In game two (2), Garret Watson (Kelowna) opened the games scoring for the Rockets. Seth Barton (Kelowna) and Kryski each netted a goal in the idle frame and Coleton Bilodeau (Coldstream) scored the Rockets final goal late in the game.
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