Mite Bobcats: Gateway Mite Bobcats were fast and confident and ready to play at their first game of the season. They dominated the puck and ended with a final score of 29 to 4. Top scorers included Thomas Ledger, Trendon Medeiros, Derek Gavin, Junie Suarez, Christian Pathell, and Patrick Tripp. Christian Fiore and Jarod Frates also had goals and were among the many that were high energy and aggressive with the puck. Charlie Carroll in net made a total of 8 saves.
Squirt Grizzlies: On Saturday, the Gateway Grizzlies defeated Braintree 4-1 in Pembroke in the Yankee Conference. Chris Gauvin had two goals and an assist, and Matt Quinlan scored two goals as well. The defense was led by Stephen Old, Luke Mello, Ben Martins, and Ryker King was solid in goal. On Sunday, the Grizzlies defeated YD in the Cape League with a score of 5-0. Jack Satterley got the Grizzlies on the board with his first goal of the season. Chris Gauvin powered the offense with a hat trick, and Tyler Lovendale had three assists. Robert Maloney scored one goal, and Thomas Galavotti and Luke Mello each had an assist. Ryker King was outstanding in goal, earning his second shutout of the season.
Pee Wee Predators: The Pee Wee Predators opened up their Cape League schedule with a win against the Lower Cape Coyotes on Sunday. The first two periods were all defense from both teams, ending the second period 0-0. The Predators got on the board early in the third with a goal from defenseman, Seth Tomasik, who snuck it through the goalie’s legs. The Tomasik goal seemed to turn on the switch for the Predators, as they reeled off four more goals. Tyler Lovendale scored a pair of goals, while Zack Lovendale and Jack Martins each scored one apiece. Quirino doCanto assisted on three of the five goals. Alex DeMarco had an outstanding game in net earning the 5-0 win. It was a great team effort.
Pee Wee Warriors: The undefeated Gateway Warriors found themselves trailing the winless Brewins Saturday night, as their game entered the second period at Hobomock Arena. The Warriors were without three of their senior players for the game, and were forced to turn to the youthful talents of RJ Vickery and Chris Gauvin, who were called up from the GYH Squirt Grizzlies. Six minutes into the second period, the Squirt players gained some confidence as Gauvin found the back of the net, unassisted. Ben Demoranville’s goal, assisted by Zachary Barris, would give the Warriors the lead at the close of the period. The third period was highlighted by three more Gauvin goals, bringing his Pee Wee debut total to four! Danny Flynn scored his team-leading seventh goal, assisted by Demoranville and Barris. Jake DeMoranville also had an assist in the game. Steven Strachan had only a single blemish on the score sheet, as he played the entire game in net for the Warriors, a 6-1 win. Coaches also praised the play of Noah DeMoranville, who leads all Warrior defensemen with a +12 rating after six games!