BYRNE SCORES FOUR AS ROTHESAY ADVANCES TO SEMI-FINALS AFTER WIN OVER OKANAGAN
CALGARY, Alta. – Mitch Byrne scored four goals, Jordan Boyd netted two goals and Mitchell Vanderlaan and Devon Earle picked up three assists apiece as Rothesay Netherwood School closed out preliminary round play at the WSSC undefeated after a 7-1 win over the Okanagan Hockey Academy on Sunday.
Byrne opened the scoring just 1:34 into the game and added his second goal later in the period to give Rothesay a 2-0 lead after one period.
The teams traded goals in the middle stanza as Jason Cohan got Okanagan on the board 2:25 into the period and Boyd responded for Okanagan at the mid-way point of the frame, giving Rothesay a 3-1 lead heading into the third period.
Rothesay turned it up a notch in the third period as Byrne would add two more goals to give him four on the night and nine in three WSSC games, while Jordan Boyd and Dominic O’Halloran added singles for Rothesay to make it 7-1. Rothesay outshot Okanagan 38-15 in the game, including 25-6 in the first two periods.
Rothesay will get a bye straight to the semi-finals which take place on Tuesday, whereas Okanagan will play on Monday in the quarter-finals as the number three seed in the Varsity Division.
|Game Information/Renseignements sur le match|
|Game #/No. de match||8- Varsity
|Arena/Aréna||Markin MacPhail Centre - Rink B
|Date||Sun. Dec 30, 2013
||Time/Heure||3:30 P.M. MT
|Goals & Penalties/Buts et pénalités|
|First Period/Première période
01:34 RNS 14 Mitch Byrne (16 Mitchell Vanderlaan)
15:14 RNS 14 Mitch Byrne (16 Mitchell Vanderlaan) PP
|Second Period/Deuxième période
|Third Period/Troisième période
08:37 RNS 4 Chase Bell (19 Devon Earle, 15 Austin Beaton) PP
11:58 RNS 17 Jordan Boyd (4 Chase Bell, 19 Devon Earle)
13:01 RNS 24 Dominic O'Halloran (16 Mitchell Vanderlaan)
14:11 RNS 16 Mitchell Vanderlaan (18 Jake Barter)
06:37 OHA 25 Oleg Potemkin (Interference)
15:05 OHA 9 Daniel Nault (Checking to the Head)
19:37 RNS 22 Matt Blunston (Tripping)
|Goaltenders/Gardien(ne)s de but|
|RNS||1 Adam Higdon||On 1/00:00||Off 3/20:00|
|OHA||30 Ethan Schovanek||On 1/00:00||Off 3/20:00|
|Shots on Goal/Tirs au but||1||2||3||Total|
|Players of the Game/Joueur(se) du match|
||16 Mitchell Vanderlaan|
||4 Luke Kalenuik|