Quick pair in third lead Patriots to victory
SCHOMBERG – A pair of third-period goals scored nine seconds apart sparked the Mount Forest Patriots to a 5-3 victory over the Schomberg Cougars in Provincial Junior Hockey League play Saturday at Schomberg’s Trisan Centre.
Schomberg had led 2-1 at the end of the first period before scoring the only goal of the second period.
Luke Hoelscher, Brady Becker, Klayton Hoelscher, Owen Rahn and Jack Birkett scored the goals for the Patriots while Luke Hoelscher collected two assists and Nathan Bolger, Troy Weber, Thomas Haffner and Klayton Hoelscher each had one.
Alexander Cordeiro, Thomas Foulds and Cameron Robinson tallied for Schomberg. Assists were awarded to Brandon Cohen, Daniel Perry, Curtis Dubeau and Owen Heilemann.
Schomberg outshot the Patriots 38-32 and went 1-for-5 on their power play while the Patriots were scoreless on two power plays.
Aidan Quish was the winning netminder for Mount Forest. He made 35 saves while losing goaltender Matthew Lolli made 27 saves for Schomberg, but took the loss.
Mount Forest is tied for second in the Pollock Division at 5-1-0-0 and Schomberg is eighth in the Carruthers Division at 2-4-1-1.
The Patriots are to host the Kincardine Bulldogs (5-2-0-0) Sunday at 1 p.m. at the Mount Forest and District Sports Complex.
Patriots 5 Cougars 3
Mount Forest 1-0-4–5
1. Mount Forest, L.Hoelscher (N.Bolger) 8:56
2. Schomberg, Cordeiro (Cohen, Perry) 9:29
3. Schomberg, Foulds (Dubeau) 18:24
Penalty: Goan Schom (cross checking), 18:56.
4. Schomberg, Robinson (Heilemann) 10:12 pp
Penalties: K.Hoelscher MtF (interference), 0:37; Robinson Schom (slashing), K.Hoelscher MtF (slashing), 3:36; D.Bolger MtF (slashing), 3:55; Robinson Schom (cross checking), Weber MtF (cross checking), 7:21; Brockie Schom (inciting an opponent misconduct), Stefanelli MtF (inciting an opponent misconduct), 7:38; Haffner MtF (spearing double minor), 8:34; L.Hoelscher MtF (tripping), 9:22; Godfrey Schom (interference), 11:12.
5. Mount Forest, Becker (Weber) 0:28
6. Mount Forest, K.Hoelscher (Haffner, L.Hoelscher) 7:21
7. Mount Forest, Rahn (L.Hoelscher) 7:30
8. Mount Forest, Birkett (K.Hoelscher) 16:37
Penalties: Heilemann Schom (roughing), Francis MtF (slashing), 5:34.
Shots on Goal
Mount Forest 11-11-10–32
Goalies: Quish (W, 38 shots-35 saves), Mount Forest; Lolli (L, 32 shots-27 saves).
Power Plays (goals-chances): Mount Forest 0-2; Schomberg 1-5.
- Guelph Sports Journal