St. John’s and Avalon win twice in weekend action
The Mount Pearl Marks Dakota Wild got three goals and two assists from Brandon Bursey to defeat the Trinity Placentia I.J. Smith Flyers 7-4 in Penney Kia St. John’s Junior Hockey League play Sunday at Trinity-Placentia Stadium in Whitbourne.
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The St. John’s Caps Patrick Power and the Trinity Placentia Flyers Dakota Warren battles for the puck during the teams’ St. John’s junior hockey league game at Twin Rinks on Saturday night. The Caps went on to win 5-2.
Damian Ryan chipped in with two goals and two assists for the winners. Andrew Pollard and Kyle Aucoin each scored once.
Jordan Mercer scored three goals for the losers while Ryan Whittle scored once.
Bursey and Mercer were selected the Jungle Jim’s players of the game.
The Wild outshot the Flyers 31-26.
Southern Shore 6, Celtics 5 (Sunday)
Although they only had 12 skaters, the C&W Offshore Breakers pulled out the win with the help of a pair of goals by Daniel Chafe at the Jack Byrne Arena.
D.J. Elliott, Zack Dalley, Phillip Corbett and Jordan Carter each scored once. Corbett, the winner’s player of the game, set up three markers.
Player of the game Chris Blackwood scored three goals for BK Services Celtics who outshot the Breakers 41-38. Matt Walsh and Chris Amminson each scored once. Amminson finished with three assists.
Avalon 5, C.B.R. 3 (Saturday)
Andrew Marshall, Mike Cole, John Charles Snow and Bobby Squires each scored once to pace the Roebothan McKay Marshall Capitals win at Robert French Memorial Stadium.
The Assante Wealth Management Renegades got two goals from Brandon O’Neill. Mitch King scored once.
Squires and O’Neill were named players of the game.
St. John’s 5, Trinity-Placentia 2 (Saturday)
Riley Edwards, Mark Murphy, Ryan Hawco Ryan Perks and Josh Thornhill scored for the Hickman Automotive Group Caps, who led 3-0 after the first period and 5-0 after two frames at Twin Rinks.
Josh St. George and Ryan Whittle, on a penalty shot, scored for the Flyers who were outshot 39-29.
Hawco and St. George were selected players of the game.
Avalon 7, Celtics 4 (Friday)
Andrew Marshall and Christian Husk each scored twice to lead the Capitals to victory at Jack Byrne Arena.
Mike Cole scored once and added two assists with the other single tallies coming from Jack Tucker and Alex Powell.
Reid Connors, Steve Pilgram and Chris Amminson scored for Celtics who took 11 of the game’s 17 penalties, while outshooting Avalon 33-32.
Marshall and Amminson were selected players of the game.
C.B.N. 7, C.B.R. 5 (Friday)
Player of the game Cody Batten scored three goals to place the Stars at Bay Arena.
Brandon Petten, Anthony Nippard, Adam Oates and Evan Francis each scored once.
The Renegades, who outshot the Stars 40-33, led 2-1 after the first period, but the Stars took a 5-4 lead into the third.
Jon Ralph, Alex Tulk, Trevor Forward and Mitch King had the goals for Renegades. Forward was named the Renegades player of the game.
In an other game Friday, the St. John’s Caps defeated the Breakers 3-0 at Southern Shore Arena.