Community Rink at the WFCU Centre

Jr. hockey wrap-up – November 10, 2018

Dede Cato scored a goal and an assist as the Blenheim Blades beat the Amherstburg Integrity Admirals 4-1 Saturday night at the Libro Centre.

Blenheim is in seventh place in the PJHL Stobbs Division with 12 points. Amherstburg has 22 points and is in fifth place.

The Blades went up 1-0 in the first period with a goal by Seth Henderson at 15:55. Blenheim then added two more in the second period.¬† Cato doubled the Blades’ lead at 4:55, then Drew Marlatt later scored on the power play for a 3-0 advantage after two periods. Amherstburg goalie Jared Ratko was pulled after the frame and replaced by Ben Larder.

The Addys got on the board in the third period with a power play goal from Cory Burns, though Keir Cumming extended the Blades’ lead again with an empty-netter later in the period.

Chris DeWulf had 45 out of 46 stops in goal for Blenheim. Ratko and Larder combined with 20 saves for Amherstburg.

Both teams are back on the ice Sunday night in Remembrance Day contests. The Admirals will host Lakeshore while the Blades welcome Wheatley.

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Brock Perry had a goal and three assists in the Mooretown Flags’ 5-1 home win over the Wheatley Omstead Sharks.

Mooretown is in third place in the Stobbs Division with 26 points. Wheatley has 18 points and is in sixth place.

The Flags scored two goals in the first period, within one minute of each other. Duncan Core scored first on the power play at 12:36, and Blake Howard had the follow-up goal.

Mooretown added another goal at 7:57 from Kyle Smith, then the Sharks got on the board with a score from Ernie Godden.

The Flags scored two additional goals in quick succession during the final period. Perry found the net at 11:15, then Trevor Bogaert scored unassisted 15 seconds later.

Adam Mino faced 27 shots in net for the Flags and stopped 26 of them. Jackson Ford had 25 saves for the Sharks.

Mooretown hosts the Dresden Kings next Saturday night.

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The St. Thomas Stars built a big lead early and beat the Kings 4-1 in Komoka.

The Stars now have 21 points in the GOJHL Western Conference, tied with Leamington for third place.

Jake Robinson accounted for both of the Stars’ goals in the opening period, giving St. Thomas a 2-0 lead after the first 20 minutes.

Sean McGurn extended the St. Thomas lead to 3-0 with a power play goal in the second period. The Kings then averted the shutout by responding with a Kurt Watson lamplighter before the end of the frame.

Cal Horvat added a power play goal for the Stars in the third period.

Anthony Hurtubise stopped all but one of Komoka’s 27 shots in goal for St. Thomas. The Kings’ Owen Say had 17 saves.

The Stars next travel to Sarnia Thursday night, while Komoka hosts Leamington next Saturday night.