Drayton leading Nichol Division finals


Community opened scoring late in the first period when Graham Wideman buried a rebound left by Ryco Martin.

Community added a goal early in the second when John Horst fed a pass to Jeff Horst deep in the corner. Horst sent the puck along the crease for Tony Martin to tip into the net.

Missionary came back with Brady Claussen blasting the puck underneath the crossbar with a hard wrist shot.

But that was the end of Missionary scoring. Community added five unanswered goals in the third to secure the win. Kevin Gingrich, John Horst, and Gerald Martin scored for Community. Dustin Bults added two more in the final minute of play. Assists were earned by Brady Lane (2), Bults, Jeff Horst, Colin Snyder and Gingrich.

The win gives Community a 1-0 lead in the B Division best-of-three Stelco Trophy Finals.


Floradale scored quickly with Willis Martin claiming a goal off the first shot of the game, assisted by Conner Bauman.

Cam Mohle scored the tying goal for Drayton midway through the second with a wrap around from behind the net. Brandon Rumph assisted.

A blistering shot from the point by Bauman regained the lead for Floradale on a play set up by Tim Martin.

The second period opened with Javan Martin snapping a screened shot for the Floradale insurance goal, assisted by Ryan Weber.

Drayton killed off a five-on-three Floradale power play to stay in the game, then scored a goal in the dying seconds of the period with a shot from the blue line by Aaron Keunan.

A slapshot by Jessie Hoekstra from the left face off circle opened the third period with the tying goal for Drayton. Brent Mulder assisted.

Drayton went on to take the lead with a scramble at the net, and Dave Mulder snapping the rebound into the net, assisted also by Rob DeWeerd.

Cam Mohle took a pass from Brandon Rumph and scored with a hard wrist shot minutes later.

An empty net goal by Mohle completed his hat trick and cemented the victory.

The win gives Drayton a 2-0 lead in the best-of-five A Division Nichol Championship.