Pee Wee Hockey Championship
The Hitmen from St. John’s went undefeated throughout the 2017 Pee Wee AAA Provincial Championships held this past weekend in Harbour Grace. The three-time defending champs finished the round robin with 3 wins and 1 tie. In the championship game against the Tri Com Thunder they managed a 4-2 victory to claim the title on Sunday afternoon.. Logan Cuza, Stephen Ryder, Michael Fallows and Liam Bridger were the goal scores for the Hitmen. Responding for the Thunder was Liam Marshall and John Randell. Dekon Randell-Snow earned the victory in the net, while J.T. Tobin was the goaltender for the Thunder.
Five teams competed in the provincial championship. Teams that participated with the Hitmen and Thunder were the Host- Tri Pen Ice, Central Ice Pak and Western Kings.
The Hitmen will now represent Newfoundland and Labrador while the Thunder will host the Bell Aliant Atlantic Regional Championship being held in CBS, NL from April 6-9, 2017.
For a complete list of Results, throughout the weekend, please visit Hockey NL’s website at the following link http://www.hockeynl.ca/peewee-aaa-provincial-schedule-results.
Central West Sr. Hockey League
The Grand Falls Windsor Cataracts cheated elimination from the Central West Sr. Hockey League final.
The Cats trailed Clarenville heading into the weekend but tied the series 3-3 after two straight wins.
Game seven goes Friday night at the Joe Byrne, the winner will play the Hr. Grace Cee Bees for the Herder.
West Coast Sr. Hockey League
Port aux Basques Mariners defeat Jets 4-3 in WCSHL game at Stephenville Dome
It took a shootout after a hard fought three periods of play for the Port aux Basques Mariners to earn a 4 to 3 win over the Jets on Sunday afternoon in Stephenville.
During regular play Brett Robinson, Dylan Savory and Scott Francis each scored for the Mariners while Brad Lucas scored twice and Tim Caines had one goal for the Jets. The Mariners out-shot the Jets 68 to 32
The five player per team shoot-out scorers were for the Mariners, Dylan Savory and Jasper Dicks. Ken Mills scored the lone shoot-out goal for the Jets.
Royal Canadian Legionnaire, Brian Leroux who regularly picks a game star player from each team picked Jasper Dicks of the Mariners and Brad Lucas as stars of the game.
St.John’s Junior Hockey League
The Roebothan McKay Marshall Avalon Junior Capitals took the opening game in their Series with The Cowan Heights Junior Caps with a 2-0 win Jarred Lush and Brett Vokey scored for the Capitals Aaron Small stopped 42shots while Redmond Hunt stopped 56 for the caps in a losing cause .
The I J Smith Building Centre Trinity Placentia Flyers took a 2-1 series lead with a 5-3 win over the CW Offshore junior Breakers Connor Stevens led the way with three goals Lyndon Thorne had two for the win Donavon Warren , Shamus Sloane, and Blake Dalton had one each for the Breakers Josh Carey had 54 shots in the lose while Chris Smith handled 44 for the Flyers.
Saturday Night The Roebothan McKay Marshall Avalon Junior Capitals edged the Cowan Height’s Dental Groups St. John’s Junior Caps 3-2 David Penney led the way with Two Goals Andrew Paul had a single for the Capitals Chris Mallard and Grant Nolan had singles for the Caps The Capitals now lead the best of seven series 2-0 . Next Game Monday Night 8.30pm Goulds Arena
Sunday action The I J Smith Home Building Center Trinity Placentia Junior Flyers to a commanding lead over The C W Offshore Junior Breakers with it second 5-3 win of the weekend. Patrick Churchill lead the way with Two goals Josh St. George , Tyler Whittle, and Conal McNamara had singles Liam Hynes, Matt Templeman and Kieran O’Driscoll replied for the Breakers The Flyers lead the best of seven 3-1 Next Game in the series is Friday night in Southern Shore Arena in Mobile 8.00pm