MISSIONARY 7 BETHEL 1
Missionary out-shot Bethel 17-4 in the first period to build up a 4-1 lead, then added one more goal in the second and two in the third.
Jamie Hoelscher scored a hat trick and had two assists for a five-point night. Other Missionary goals were scored by Rick Robous, Pat Landman, Dave Scholten and Reid Shantz. Assists were earned by Devin McGuire (2), Matt Burnett, Bryan Deen, Pat Downey, Landman, Scholten and Shantz.
Matt Martin scored the lone Bethel goal on an intercepted clearing attempt and a shot into the empty net.
FLORADALE 4 DRAYTON 2
Floradale scored two unanswered goals in the first. Greg Martin tucked the puck into the short side corner and Conner Bauman slipped the puck into the five hole. Assists were earned by Martin and Kendrick Frey.
Both teams scored a goal in the second. Eric Decker scored on a breakaway for Drayton, assisted by Darrin Mohl. Greg Martin added his second for Floradale, assisted by Bauman.
The teams each scored again in the third. Javan Martin feathered a shot between the post and the pad for Floradale, assisted by Gary Martin.
Decker jammed the puck under the pads for the Drayton goal. Mohl and Scott Nieuwland assisted.
LISTOWEL 6 COMMUNITY 4
With 35 seconds left in the first period Community erupted for three quick goals.
But a second period flurry by Listowel gave them five unanswered goals to take away the lead.
The teams exchanged goals in the third, but the second period explosion gave Listowel the win.
Phil Shantz scored a hat trick to lead the Listowel offence. Mike Gingrich and Shayne Martin each had a goal and an assist.
The final Listowel goal was scored by Braeden Gingerich. Travis Kuepfer earned a pair of assists. Others assists were collected by Trevor Kuepfer, Greg Bauman, Brad Gratz and Josh Shantz.
The Community charge was led by Dustin Bults who scored a hat trick. Kevin Gingrich scored one and assisted on two. Other assists went to Tony Martin and Graham Wideman.
– Submitted by Willard Metzger