Brandon Dong’s third goal of the day, midway through the third period, proved to be an important insurance goal as the Bantam division-leading Jungletraders held off KHMB, 5-4, on Saturday.
Max Hunter’s third score, an end-to-end breakaway, cut the lead to one, with 1:35 left in regulation. Brennan Higaki donned the goaltender’s gear for Jungletraders and stopped 16 shots, including several point-blank glove saves down the stretch. Tommy Kahle made a day-high 25 saves in net in defeat.
Lions Club 11
Alex Stevens matched his three goals with three assists, and Jason Ricos and Pablo Jaramillo had hat tricks for the Lions Club. Max Hunter had six points in defeat; Johnny Brozovich added a pair of lamp-lighters; and Junuh Eblovi made 19 saves in net.
Dr. Sheppard 9
Dr. Sheppard cruised on the strength of hat tricks from Junuh Eblovi and Deaglan Eblovi. Aaron McCoy lit the red light twice, and Max Levin scored on a snap shot through the five-hole for the victors.
Premier Termite 7
Dr. Moody 4
Aiden Moore scored three times and Jake Curthoys and Michael Slye each chipped in with a pair to lead Premier Termite despite four goals by Cody Moulton. Moore’s game-winner came on a second-chance rebound he snuck past the goalie.
Raul Castillo Martial Arts 5
Real Estate Funding 4
Matteo Haro and Wyatt Ament each tickled the twine twice for Raul Castillo Martial Arts. Ament’s low forehand off a perfectly saucered pass from Wilhelmine Sommer proved to be the game-winner. Michael Brozovich scored twice in defeat.