Stars and Renegades split
The Avalon Roebothan McKay Marshall Capitals defeated The Trinity Placentia I.J. Smith Home Building Centre Flyers 8-1 to take a two-game lead in their best-of-seven Penney Kia St. John’s Junior Hockey League quarter-finals Sunday at Trinity-Placentia Stadium in Whitbourne.
The Capitals beat the Flyers 3-1 Saturday in the series opener at Goulds Arena.
Brett Vokey paced the Capitals with three goals Sunday. Single markers came from Zack Tucker, Ben Murphy, Alex Dickie, Michael Collins and Michael Cole.
Justin Pinksen, the Jungle Jim’s player of the game for the host team, replied. Vokey got the player of the game nod for the winners.
Doug Pippy was in net for the win, while Steven Butt was in goal for the Flyers.
In other games Sunday, the St. John’s Hickman Automotive Group Caps took a 2-0 lead in their series with BK Service Celtics with a 4-3 victory Sunday at the Jack Byrne Arena.
Jamie Pender scored twice for the Caps. Joey Trenholm and Ryan Perks each scored once as Scott Bray picked up the win over Billy Dawe.
Brandon Jewer had two goals for Celtics. Curtis Kavanagh scored once.
Players of the game went to Jewer and Pender.
The Southern Shore C&W Welding Breakers doubled the Mount Pearl Mark’s Dakota Wild 4-2 at the Glacier to take a 2-0 lead in the series.
Manise Kendall, Mitchell martin, Riley Ricks and Daniel Dalton each scored once for the Breakers.
Ian MacIntyre and John Bursey had the Wild goals.
Wild goalie Jordan Ryan was named player of the game along with Ricks of the Breakers.
St. John’s Caps 2, Celtics 1 (Saturday)
At Twin Rinks, Justin Walsh and Jesse Parrell had the goals for the home team while Stephen Morrissey scored for Celtics.
Scott Bray got the win in the Caps’ net, while Billy Dawe was in net for Celtics. The goalies got the players of the game nod.
Avalon 3, Trinity Placentia 1 (Saturday)
At Goulds Arena, Matthew Barrett, Josh Crane and Ben Cleary each score once for Capitals.
Flyers’ player of the game Greg Edison had the team’s lone goal.
Josh Crane was selected player of the game for the Capitals.
Doug Pippy was in net for the Capitals and Coady Hann was in net for the Flyers.
CBR 5, C.B.N. 4 (Saturday)
At Robert French Memorial Stadium, Jonathon Ralph scored twice and picked up one assist for Assante Wealth Management Renegades.
Josh Taylor, Mitch King and Justin Boland each scored once for the winners.
Zach Laing had two goals with two assists for MoorFrost Stars.
Mitchell Puddester got the win in net for Renegades, while Connor Thompson was in the stars’ net.
Players of the game were Trevor Forward of the Renegades and Laing of the Stars.
Southern Shore 3, Mount Pearl 1 (Friday)
At Southern Shore Arena, Peter Kavanagh, Mitchell Martin and Daniel Dalton each scored once for the Breakers.
Ian MacIntyre replied for the Wild.
Goalies Josh Carey of the Breakers and Jordan Ryan of the Wild were selected players of the game
C.B.N. 4, CBR 3 (Friday)
At Bay Arena, Michael Andrew, Zach Laing, Brandon Parrott and Cody Batten scored for Stars.
Josh Taylor, Trevor Forward and Cecil Johnson had the goals for the Renegades. Johnson and Andrew Smith of the Stars were named players of the game.
Connor Thompson was in net for Stars and Mitchell Puddester for Renegades.