Wellington Roller Hockey Week 8 Update

The Prep Panthers and Prep Rangers face off under the lights.

The Wellington Roller Hockey Association is continuing its season at Village Park. Shown below are capsule summaries from WRHA Week 8 games.

Junior Bruins 12, Junior Panthers 5 — In a Thursday night special before the holidays, the Junior Bruins broke open a tight game in the second period to defeat the Panthers 12-5. The Panthers’ 3-2 lead after the first period was erased with a four-goal Bruins flurry, putting them up 7-2 after two periods. The teams traded goals for the remainder of the game. Ethan Hoodack of the Bruins led all scorers with four goals, one of three Bruins with a Hat Trick. Jeremy Jones (three goals, one assist) and Ben Schwartz (three goals) were the others. Additional Bruins points came from Matt Golbois (one goal, two assists), James Warszycki (three assists) and Sean Giannotti (one goal). The Panthers were led by Luc Hanchuk (two goals) and Richard Jones (one goal, one assist). Other Panthers with points were Matthew Taylor (one goal), Jorge Argeaz (one goal) and Gelo Gonzalez (one goal). Nico Sanfillippo made 24 saves in goal, while Tim Taylor backstopped and made 25 saves of his own.

Prep Panthers 8, Prep Rangers 1 — On the Prep circuit, the Prep Panthers scored five unanswered goals in the second period to take a 7-1 lead over the Rangers, eventually coming out on top 8-1 in a rain-shortened game. Lauren Deguzman led all scorers with five goals and one assist. Additional Panthers scoring came from Christopher Akner (two goals), Logan Stepp (two goals, one assist) and Felipe Deguzman (one goal). The Rangers’ lone tally came from Valentino Olivas. Panthers goalie Justin Spina was solid in victory, making 11 saves.

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