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Warriors Go Head-to-Head in Weekend Bantam Match-Up

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).

Warriors v. Warriors in an evenly matched Bantam faceoff

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.

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Game Schedules November 1-3

Only four games this weekend because our two Bantam teams face off in what is sure to be a fun, fast and maybe slightly confusing game for the fans.

All games, as always, at Mennen Arena.

Friday, November 1 Bantam v. Bantam at 6:15pm.

Saturday November 2 the PeeWees play Rockaway at 12:00pm

Sunday, November 3 our Mites play Beacon Hill at 9:30am

Sunday, November 3 the Squirts play Roxbury at 1:45pm

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Warriors Go 2-3 on the Weekend

All five of the Jr. Warriors Hockey teams played over the weekend. Finishing with two wins–for Bantam Gold and our Mites and three losses.

PeeWees V. Rockaway

The PeeWees started off the weekend Friday night against Rockaway in a tough match-up. Rockaway started off strong with three unanswered goals in the first and second periods. The Warriors, slow to start, fired up in the third period with a goal just seconds in by Michael Kurtas (Basking Ridge), assisted by Sean Gennaro (Greenbrook). The goal went unanswered until Kurtas scored again, unassisted on a power play. Minutes later, Rockaway answered to finish the game with a 4-2 loss for the Warriors. Jackson Fleming (Basking Ridge) was goalie.

PeeWee Chelsea Cui

Bantam Black v. Rockaway

Immediately following the PeeWee game, Jr. Warriors Bantam Black took the ice, also against Rockaway in an even tougher matchup.

Despite an onslaught of penalties on Rockaway, the Warriors suffered a 4-0 loss.

Mites v. Rockaway

While Mites don’t technically keep score, we know the kids do. Mites pulled out a win against a big Rockaway team. Beau Carr (Warren) was goalie for this week’s game.

Matching uniforms didn’t confuse the Warriors

Bantam Gold v. Hanover

In the Jr. Warriors’ second win of the weekend, Bantam Gold overtook Hanover in an 8-1 win early Sunday morning. The early-bird game didn’t slow the Jr. Warriors down with Severyn Khomak (Watchung) starting things off halfway into the first period with a goal off Paulie Marino (Stirling) and less than a minute later, Alex Rozek (Warren) put in another unassisted goal. Kailen Vyas (Greenbrook) finished off the first period with assists from Alex Rozek and Blaze Perez (Stirling) leaving the Warriors with a 3-0 lead.

Early in the second period the Warriors Blaze Perez (Stirling) scored off assists from Kailen Vyas and Sawyer Flynn (Gillette), West Morris answered late in the second to leave the period with a score of 4-1 Warriors.

In the third the Warriors went on to score four unanswered goals by Paulie Marino (Stirling), unassisted, Severyn Khomack (Watchung) assisted by Daniel Gallant (Stirling), Alek Bergners (Warren), assisted by Kailen Vyas (Greenbrook), and an unassisted goal again by Severyn Khomak to finish the game.

Alex Rozek skates to the net

Squirts v. West Morris White

Goalie Kayden Thursfield-Ritchie (Warren) kept the Jr. Warriors Squirts in the game against West Morris, taking a total of 40 shows on net. The Squirts lost 6-2.

West Morris scored in the first period with an answer by the Jr. Warriors Owen Devine (Gillette), assisted by Ryland Flynn (Gillette). West Morris scored another to finish the first period 2-1, West Morris.

It was all West Morris in the second period bringing the score to 4-1 going into the third. The Jr. Warriors started the third strong with an unassisted goal by Holden Flynn (Gillette), but they couldn’t recover fast enough and West Morris finished the game with a 6-2 win.

Ryland Flynn
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Game Schedules October 25-27

Good luck Warriors in this weekend’s upcoming games!

A reminder that all games are held at Mennen Arena.

Friday, October 25 the PeeWees take on Rockaway at 6:15pm

Friday, October 25 Bantam Black also plays Rockaway at 7:45pm

Saturday, October 26 the Mites also play Rockaway at 1:45pm

Sunday, October 27 Bantam Gold plays Hanover at 7:00am

Sunday, October 27 our Squirts finish the weekend against West Morris at 10:00am

Good luck to all of our teams!

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Jr. Warriors Hockey Takes Home 3 Wins

Bantam Gold

The Jr Warriors Bantam Gold took home the first win of the weekend against rival Roxbury in a late game Friday night at Mennen.

Roxbury started off with the game’s first goal at just 9:57 into the period and it was the Warriors Severyn Khomak (Watchung) who answered with a pass off Paulie Marino (Stirling.) Roxbury scored early in the second period to take a 2-1 lead going into the third.

Pete DaSilva (Greenbrook) kicked off the third period with a corner shot and assist from Daniel Gallant (Stirling). Just two minutes later the Warriors Orestes Antippas (Summit) scored off a pass from Paulie Marino. Goalie Andrew Martin held tight in net to keep the score at 3-2 and take home a win for the Warriors.

Pete DaSilva (Greenbrook) skates to the net.

PeeWees

The PeeWee Warriors had a tough loss Saturday in their first game against Roxbury. This young team played hard through their 6-0 loss.

Bantam Black

Warriors Bantam Black took home their second win, taking on the Wolfpack early Saturday morning.

The Warriors dominated the first period with two goals by Julian Jogelkar (Warren), the first assisted by Lucas Rowman (Bridgewater ).

The Wolfpack answered early in the 2nd to make it a 2-1 game, but the Warriors came back with just 1:33 left in the second with an unassisted goal by Jacob Fullman (Millington).

Once again, the Wolfpack came strong to the period and kicked off the third with a goal, it took only four minutes for the Warriors to respond with an unassisted goal from Daniel Adams (Bedminster), making it a 4-2 game Warriors. Sammy Lopes (Millington) finished the game with an assist of Julian Jogelkar (Warren) to finish the game 5-2 Warriors.

Bantams clear the way to the net.

Squirts

While the Bantams played on Mennen’s Rink 1, the Squirts were battling it out on Rink 2 also against the Wolfpack. This young team fought hard and matched the Wolfpack shot for shot, but struggled to get one in.

With a score of 4-0, Wolfpack in the third period things looked grim, but the Warriors refused to let up and with just three minutes left in the game put in their first goal. Patrick Linden (Gillette) put it in the back of the net, assisted by Sawyer Landau (Warren). Less than a minute later, the teammates switched places with Sawyer Landau putting in a rebound off Patrick Linden, making it a 4-2 game. One minute later, Holden Flynn (Gillette) took the rebound shot off Owen Devine (Gillette).

With only a minute left in the game, the Warriors inspiring comeback ended in a 4-3 loss.

Warriors play tough defensively.

Mites

Our young Mites finished the weekend of Warriors games with a 7-5 win over a young Denville team. Goalie Ben Carr (Warren) held strong in net.

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Game Schedule October 18-20

All five Warriors Teams will be playing this weekend. All games are at Mennen Arena in Morristown.

Friday, October 18 the Bantam Gold team plays rival Roxbury at 7:45 pm

Saturday, October 19 the PeeWee team also plays Roxbury at 8:15am

Sunday, October 20 the Bantam Black team also plays West Morris at 8:30am

Sunday, October 20 the Squirts play West Morris at 8:45am

Sunday, October 20 our Mites finish the weekend against Denville at 11:30am

Go Warriors!

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Warriors Finish Opening Weekend 1-1

October 12 saw the start of the Warriors season with both the Mites and Bantam Black team playing games out of Mennen Arena in Morristown. All Warriors teams play in the MCYHL out of Mennen Arena.

Our Mites started the season on Saturday, October 12 against West Morris with a loss. Our scrappy team of 4-8 year-olds gave it a tough fight and came out with smiles and donuts in hand. They’re looking forward to next week.

Bantam Black

Our Bantam Black team finished out the first weekend of games with a win against Wayne on Sunday night, also at Mennen Arena.

The game started strong with two strong teams battling it out. Wayne kicked the game off with a goal in the first period, but the Warriors were quick to answer when two minutes later Daniel Gallant (Stirling) answered with an assist from Lucas Rohman (Bridgewater).

Just when it looked like the period would end in a 1-1 tie, Julian Joglekar (Warren) of the Warriors put in an unassisted goal with just two seconds left in the period, ending the first period with a 2-1 lead for the Warriors.

It wasn’t until the third period, when the Warriors were able to put in the fourth goal of the game with Gallant again off an assist from Blaze Perez (Stirling).

The Bantam Black team started off the season strong with a 3-1 win.

All our Warriors teams will be playing again next weekend. Congrats to all of our kids.