Wellington Roller Hockey Week 6 Update

Junior Panthers’ Matthew Taylor drives the net with Ben Schwartz of the Bruins in pursuit.

The Wellington Roller Hockey Association is continuing its season at Village Park on Pierson Road. Shown below are capsule summaries from WRHA Week 6 games.

Junior Panthers 6, Junior Bruins 2 — The Junior Panthers scored early and often, while holding off the Bruins 6-2. The Panthers were led by Luc Hanchuk’s hat trick (three goals). The Panthers jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first period and led 3-1 after the second period. A three-goal Panther third period put the game out of reach. Other Panthers’ scoring came from Tucker Allen (two goals/one assist), Matthew Taylor (two assists) and Angelo Gonzalez (one goal). The Bruins got two goals from Matt Golbois. Ben Schwartz (two assists) and James Warszycki (one assist) rounded out the scoring for the Bruins. Goalie John Spina was stellar in net on a humid Wellington afternoon.

Prep Rangers 7, Prep Panthers 6 — The Prep Rangers, led by Valentino Olivas’ hat trick (three goals) held off a late Panthers rally to win 7-6. The Rangers led 2-0 after the first period and 5-3 after the second. The Panthers made a strong push in the third, as a 7-4 Rangers lead was cut to 7-6 in the final minutes. Goalie Hayden Baker of the Rangers stopped the Panthers on the doorstep with 40 seconds left in the game for the victory. Other Rangers scoring came from Amanda Warszycki (two goals/one assist), Carson Miller (one goal), Ava Taylor (one goal), Braxton Blouin (one assist) and Rimon Ghiwali (one assist). The Panthers were led by Logan Stepp (two goals/one assist), Felipe Deguzman (two goals), Jameson Quintus (one goal) and Lauren Deguzman (one goal). Justin Spina was solid between the pipes for the Panthers.

Learn more about the league at www.wellingtonrollerhockey.com.