Drayton tops Community in 11-7 shootout

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After a seesaw first period the game remained tied 2-2. Garett Martin and Trevor Diefenbacher scored for Bethel with assists by Kyle Martin and Garett Martin.

Floradale goals came from Corey Wideman and Conner Bauman, assisted by Tim Martin.

After a scoreless second period the teams traded a goal before Floradale added another four. Bethel would score one more in the final minute but the game had already been decided.

Diefenbacher and Garett Martin added the two Bethel goals, assisted by Gavin Sauder and Jim Wideman.

Conner Bauman added two goals for Floradale for his hat trick. Other Floradale scoring was supplied by Nick Martin, Greg Martin and an empty netter by Ryan Weber. Assists were earned by Branden Martin, Corey Wideman and Greg Martin.


Drayton led by a goal after the first period. But it was a five-goal second period explosion that earned the win for Drayton. Each team added four more goals in the third but the lopsided second claimed the game.

Rob DeWeerd led the Drayton offence with two goals and three assists. Eric Decker and Jessie Hoekstra followed with two goals and two assists. Darrin Mohle scored a pair and assisted on one, while Dave Mulder scored a goal and assisted on two. Brent Mulder and Cam Mohle each scored a goal. Brandon Rumph and Colton Hoekstra each had three assists.

Joe Gerbe scored four goals and assisted on one for Community. Kevin Gingrich scored twice and assisted twice. Jeff Horst scored Community’s opening goal. Lamar Martin had two assists.


Missionary scored the only goal in the first period with an unassisted shot by Zach Franklin. Both teams scored two goals in the second. Jamie Hoelscher and Bryan Deen scored unassisted goals for Missionary.

Josh Shantz and Braeden Gingerich scored for Listowel, assisted by Gingerich and Trevor Streicher.

Listowel tied the game early in the third as Phil Shantz skated into a loose puck and snapped it into the back of the net.

Curtis Wagler muscled in a rebound shortly after to give Listowel the lead. One more empty-net goal by Phil Shantz assured the win.

Oct. 28 results:

Both teams got off to a quick start with Missionary leading 3-2 after the first period. Community tied the game early in the second but Missionary regained the lead late in the period. An insurance goal came late in the third with a hard wrist shot by Zach Franklin, assisted by Tyson Robous.

Pat Landman scored twice for Missionary. Dylan Bults and Tyson Robous scored the other first period goals. Assists by Pat Downey and Thomas Ruttimann.

Joe Gerbe and Kevin Gingrich each earned a goal and an assist for Community. Brady Lane scored the opening goal.


An evenly fought match had the game tied at 1-1 after the first period. Shayne Martin started things off with a goal for Listowel. Kyle Streicher assisted.

Ryan Martin tied the game for Floradale with a shot in the short side, assisted by Nick and Andrew Martin.

After a scoreless second, Floradale claimed the game with four unanswered goals in the third. Greg Martin, Brandon Martin, Nick Martin and Javan Martin scored the goals. Assists went to Javan Martin, Willis Martin, Andrew Martin, Brandon Martin, Ryan Martin and Gary Martin.


Drayton built up an early 3-1 lead after the first period.

They strengthened their lead with a goal in the second, and finished the game with a power play goal in the third.

Darrin Mohl led the Drayton charge with two goals. Eric Decker scored once and assisted on a pair.

The other Drayton goals were scored by Cam Mohl and Colton Hoekstra. Assists were also collected by Rob DeWeerd and Aaron Keunan.

The lone Bethel goal was scored by Dave Shantz, assisted by Laverne Metzger.

– Submitted by Willard Metzger

Willard Metzger