Bantam Warriors kicked off the weekend Friday night in a head-to-head game, Gold v. Black, proving the strength of both teams.
Fans came out in our biggest showing yet for the early Friday game. Teams started out friendly, jostling each other on the ice with smiles and laughter in a very even first period. Gold scored the game’s first goal ending the first period in a 1-0 lead.
The game got faster and tougher in the second period as both teams came out hard, playing for the win, but still very evenly matched. Black came out strong with two goals ending the 2nd period with a 2-1 lead, Black. Gold wasn’t to be denied and with two goals in the 3rd, they came out victorious in a 3-2 win for two hard-playing teams.
Goalies were James Knick and Stephen Zwolak (Greenbrook).
PeeWees Play Short-Handed
Our short-handed PeeWee team faced Rockaway in touch match. Missing players, the Warriors played up some squirts and worked hard to the end.
Rockaway dominated the first period with four goals, but the Warriors weren’t going to quit, scoring two in the second period. Rockaway ended up winning 10-2.
Warriors goalie was Jackson Fleming (Basking Ridge).
Squirts Dominate Roxbury
The Warriors Squirts team has added quite a few new players in the last few weeks and proven their powerhouse potential.
It was a quick showing for the Warriors with three goals in the first period, all scored by Bryce Zalepa (Warren). Warriors continued to show their dominance the second period with another six goals made by Patrick Linden (Gillette), Giovanni Sicignano (Warren), Holden Flynn (Gillette), and Bryce Zaelpa again. Assists were made by Sawyer Landau (Warren), Ryland Flynn (Gillette) and Patrick Linden. Kayden Thursfield-Ritchie (Warren) played net.
Rockaway sneaked one in during the third period to end the game 10-1 Warriors.
Mites End in Shut-Out
Small but mighty, our mites team took another win, this time in a shut-out with Andrew Shanahan (Stirling) taking his turn in net.