Mite Bobcats: The Mite Bobcats poured on the energy from the first drop of the puck. Defeating Barnstable 29-8. Trendyn Mederios, Derek Gauvin, Krystian Pothell, Thomas Ledger, Jarrod Frates, and Patrick Tripp had multiple goals. Christian Fiore, Brayden Hathon, Bradon Cannon, and Brady Kidney showed great effort on defense and made assists. Charles Carroll had 16 saves in his best-played game of the season.
Squirt Grizzlies: The Gateway Grizzlies beat the Stars 9-1 Saturday night in Pembroke in a Yankee Conference game. The offense was led by Ryker King who scored four goals. Ben Martins scored his first goal of the season and added an assist. Matt Quinlan added two goals and Luke Mello and Stephen Old each scored one. Tyler Kelly earned his second victory of the season in goal. The Grizzlies travel to Pembroke this Saturday to take on an undefeated Braintree team.
Pee Wee Predators: The Gateway Predators had a double header on Sunday, splitting the day with a loss followed by a victory. In the first game, the Predators battled to a 3-1 loss to a tough Falmouth team, getting their lone goal from Robert Maloney, assisted by Jack Martins. In the second game, the Predators defeated the Canal Sharks 5-1. The Predators got on the board right off the opening faceoff. Quirino doCanto skated in, passed it over to Zack Lovendale, who quickly found his brother Tyler, who found the back of the net. The scoring continued with Robert Maloney scoring unassisted. Tyler and Robert each added another goal, while doCanto finished off the scoring.
Pee Wee Warriors: Goalie Zachary Pateakos earned his third win of the season for the Warriors, as his team defeated the Brewins, 5-1. The win marked the eighth straight for the undefeated Warriors. Center Ben Demoranville felt right at home with his new wingers, Jackson St. Don and Noah Demoranville, as these players totaled seven points in the contest. Robert Ramsay and Danny Flynn also scored. Most complementary though was the “Warrior” brand of hockey that allowed only nine Brewins shots. The Warriors dominated the offensive zone with a strong forecheck from Zachary Barris, supported by the staunch defensive pairings of Jake Demoranville/Jameson Woodward (combined +6) and Jared Westgate/Bethany Davis.
Middle School: The Wareham Middle School Vikings narrowly lost to Medfield Schofield Monday in the Columbus Day game. At the end of the first period, Vyper Latulippe scored the first goal of the game, assisted by Zack Lovendale and Matt Youlden. The “Little Line” regained the lead for Wareham in the second period with a goal by Quirino DoCanto, assisted by Kaitlin Kelley and Zack Lovendale. Teaghin Andre made several good saves, but the team was ultimately defeated as Medfield scored twice in the third period, bringing the final score to 3-2 Medfield.
The Vikings goalies earned their first shared shutout of the season as the Middle School 1 team beat Taunton 3-0 Friday night. Andre made several excellent saves, and relied on his defense to keep the net safe for his half. Of special note were the contributions of Coleby Paling, Seth Tomasik, Jackson St Don, Bryan Gallagher, Youlden, and Josh Smolinsky. Just before the goalie change, Vittorio Consoletti got the Vikings on the board with a goal, assisted by Mike Maloney. Relief goalie Steven Strachan kept the net inviolate, making several crucial saves with the help of his defense. In the second half of the game, the offense went on the attack. Cameron DeMarco, Kelley, DoCanto, Zack Lovendale, and Latulippe attempted shots on net before DeMarco connected with Latulippe for the second goal of the game. Consoletti also reciprocated Maloney’s assist, passing to Maloney for the third and final goal of the game.