HOLMES AND JENSEN LEAD EDGE – GOLD TO 5-2 VICTORY OVER SISEC
CALGARY, Alta. – Austin Holmes scored twice, Kade Jensen grabbed three assists and Aidan Keane netted the game-winner as Edge School – Gold defeated the Swiss International Sports & Education Center by a score of 5-2 in Varsity Division play at the World Sport School Challenge on Sunday.
Despite being outshot 10-9 in the opening period, Edge – Gold jumped out to a 3-0 lead after 20 minutes. Holmes opened the scoring with a power-play marker 7:34 into the frame and Hayden Ursulak and Keane scored 27 seconds apart to round out the scoring in the first period.
Liam Sweeney and Bryce Eppler got SISEC right back into the game in the middle stanza, cutting the Edge – Gold lead to 3-2 after 40 minutes.
Edge – Gold came right back in the third period as Colton Buckler netted an insurance-goal with 7:04 left and Holmes added his second goal of the game late in the period to seal the 5-2 victory for Edge – Gold.
After finishing the preliminary portion of the WSSC with a 2-1 record, Edge – Gold will have to wait until after Rothesay Netherwood School takes on the Okanagan Hockey Academy later in Day 3 before they will know wither or not they will head straight to the semi-finals or play in the quarter-finals on Monday as they will need Rothesay to win by a wide-margin to have a shot at the semi-finals. SISEC, who finishes with a 1-2 record, will know their quarter-finals opponent by the end of Sunday.
|Game Information/Renseignements sur le match|
|Game #/No. de match||7- Varsity
|Arena/Aréna||Markin MacPhail Centre - Rink B
|Date||Sun. Dec 30, 2013
||Time/Heure||11:30 A.M. MT
|Goals & Penalties/Buts et pénalités|
|First Period/Première période
07:34 EDG-G 19 Austin Holmes (21 Kade Jensen, 5 Tyler Severson) PP
12:11 EDG-G 16 Hayden Ursulak (11 Aidan Keane, 19 Austin Holmes)
12:38 EDG-G 11 Aidan Keane (21 Kade Jensen, 5 Tyler Severson)
|Second Period/Deuxième période
|Third Period/Troisième période
12:56 EDG-G 9 Colton Buckler (15 William Reynish)
17:46 EDG-G 19 Austin Holmes (11 Aidan Keane, 21 Kade Jensen)
15:14 SIS 4 Josh Coyne (Interference)
|Goaltenders/Gardien(ne)s de but|
|EDG-G||1 Jeremy Phillips||On 1/00:00||Off 3/20:00|
|SIS||97 Michael Gerber||On 1/00:00||Off 1/12:38|
|1 Jamie Nanchen||On 1/12:39||Off 3/20:00|
|Shots on Goal/Tirs au but||1||2||3||Total|
|Players of the Game/Joueur(se) du match|
||19 Austin Holmes|
||19 Liam Sweeney|