Week 3 Highlights From The Wellington Roller Hockey Association

Jordan Candela of the Prep Panthers faces off against the Prep Rangers.

The Wellington Roller Hockey Association continued its season at Village Park on Sunday, Oct. 30. Below are capsule summaries of Week 3 games.

Prep Panthers 7, Prep Stars 5 — The Prep Panthers put up four goals in the third period to overcome an early 5-2 deficit to outlast the Prep Stars 7-5. The Panthers were led by a trio of scorers with two goals each: Christopher Akner, Arianna Mueller and Ryan Youngelson. Andrew Akner added an assist for the Panthers. Rimon Ghawali led the Stars with a pair of goals. Gavin Taccone, Ava Taylor and Amanda Warszycki each added a goal for the Stars, while Bradley Weinman chipped in an assist. Blake Stephan turned away 19 shots in the victory for the Panthers. Jace Stephan made eight stops in a courageous effort for the Stars.

Prep Stars 12, Prep Rangers 2 — The Prep Stars jumped out to an early 6-0 lead and used balanced scoring to top the Rangers 12-2. Ava Taylor of the Stars led all scorers with four goals and one assist. Amanda Warszycki added three goals and an assist for the Stars. Others scoring goals from the Stars were Jordan Candela (two goals), Gavin Taccone (two goals) and Rimon Ghawali (two goals). Caleb Jacobs of the Rangers scored his first goal of the year, while Jameson Quintus added his league-leading 12th goal in defeat. Blake Stephan of the Stars made 10 saves in victory, while Rangers’ goalie Justin Spina stood tall while facing 28 shots.

Junior Bruins 9, Junior Panthers 6 — The Junior Bruins jumped out to a 4-1 first period lead and led 8-4 after two periods. After a third period Panthers rally to close the lead to 8-6, the Bruins added a late goal to put the game away 9-6. Newcomer Ethan Hoodack had four goals for the Bruins in victory, while Luc Hanchuk added four of his own. Matthew Taylor closed out the Bruins’ scoring with a goal and assist. For the Junior Panthers, Timothy Holmes led the way with four goals. Eli Modlin added a pair of goals, and Richard Jones an assist for the Panthers. Ava Taylor was stellar between the pipes for the Bruins, making 23 saves in victory, including a penalty shot stop.

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