This tightly-fought game did not produce a goal until midway through the third period. Nick Martin started the play with a pass across the ice to Javon Martin, who cut in front of the net and dropped a pass to Corey Wideman. Wideman sent the puck to the glove side of the goaltender to register the goal.
Drayton fought hard for the tying goal but was denied. With one second left on the clock Floradale struck again. Dan Martin slipped a pass to Wideman who sent the puck underneath the crossbar to finish the game.
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Listowel started things off midway through the first period. A rush at the net had Curtis Wagler find the spot for the first goal, assisted by Travis Kuepfer and Kyle Streicher.
Community came back to tie the game early in the second. A leading pass by the goaltender, Chris Stevens gave Joe Clemmer a rush down the ice. Clemmer slipped a pass to Tony Martin who went to the net and knifed a back hander into the near side corner.
Community took the lead in the second with a power play. Tanner Hackbart and Tony Martin worked the puck deep to centre a pass to Joe Clemmer. Clemmer slipped the puck along the ice to beat the netminder.
Listowel tied the game back up before the period ended. Josh Shantz circled a loose puck behind the net and tucked it into the opposite corner to even the score.
Community pressed in and was rewarded in the final minute of play. Tony Martin centred a pass to Tanner Hackbart who flipped the puck into the open corner for the winning goal.
An early power play gave Bethel a first-period lead. Mackenzie Bauman and Brandon Shoemaker created a scramble at the net and Matt Horst found the open spot for the goal.
Bethel added a goal early in the second. Zach Bauman took the puck deep and Ben Wideman centred a pass from behind the net. Matt Horst skated into the pass and rifled a slap shot underneath the crossbar.
Bethel added one more goal in the final minute of the period. Mackenzie Bauman skated a loose puck the length of the ice, snapped a shot on net and buried his own rebound for the unassisted goal.
Bethel kept the scoring alive in the third period. Mackenzie Bauman set up Mike Seiling for a goal on the glove side.
Missionary finally came back with a goal. Brady Franklin and Nathan Rhame worked the puck to tee up Dylan Bults on the left wing. Bults blasted a slap shot to send the puck ringing off the inside of the left post.
Missionary edged closer still with another goal. Defenceman Dave Arndt set up Curtis Bults for a rush at the net. Bults skated to the net and tucked the puck into the short side corner.
Bethel responded with a power play goal. Mackenzie Bauman converted another loose puck into a goal. A hard slap shot along the ice left the puck at the back of the net.
Bethel added one more final goal to finish the game. Brandon Shoemaker sent a rising wrist shot over the glove of the goaltender to complete the convincing win.