Drayton and Missionary play to draw in 6-6 goalfest


Bethel took the lead when Ian Martin scored on a rising wrist shot midway through the first period, assisted by Nathan Holland.

Listowel tied the game in the second when Phil Shantz buried a rebound, assisted by Shayne Martin and Brad Gratz.

Bethel took the lead with four quick goals early in the third.

Garrett Martin scored two for the go-ahead goals and Ian Martin added two more to complete his hat trick. Assists went to Jim Wideman, Gavin Sauder (2), Matt Taylor, and Laverne Metzger.

Listowel came back late in the game on a wrist shot goal by Shayne Martin. Phil Shantz assisted.

However an empty-netter by Garret Martin assured the Bethel victory and gave him a hat trick as well.


After three unanswered goals in the first it looked like Drayton was going to walk away with the game. Eric Decker scored a pair and Brandon Rumph scored the other. Colton Hoekstra, Rob DeWeerd, and Aaron Keunan drew assists.

Missionary bounced back and scored three goals in the second to tie the game. Pat Landman, Dylan Bults, and Jamie Hoelscher scored the goals, assisted by Pat Downey, Landman, and Devin McGuire.

Drayton regained the lead in the third with goals by Dave Mulder and Decker to complete the hat trick. Assists were earned by Darren Mohl, Decker, and Mike Hessels.

Missionary once again stormed back to even the score with goals by Bults and Devin McGuire, assisted by Landman and Hoelscher.

A penalty in the third gave Hoelscher a short-handed goal for a Missionary lead, but DeWeerd scored a power play goal to secure the tie.


Nick Martin started things off for Floradale with a wrist shot goal from the right side boards, assisted by Kendrick Frey.

Floradale added the insurance goal in the second with a goal by Brandon Martin, assisted by Ryan Weber and Andrew Martin.

Community came back for a goal late in the third with Brady Lane burying a rebound. Assisted by Dustin Bults and Kevin Gingrich.

Community kept the pressure and was rewarded when a slap shot from the left face-off circle by Kevin Gingrich sent the puck to the back of the net and tied the game. Assisted by Brady Lane and John Horst.

Submitted by Willard Metzger