Mount #1 U18 (4/SO) at Bourget U18 (3) Eastern
Each goalie faced plenty of rubber as Bourget (58) and Mount Academy (54) fired a total of 112 shots on net in a 4-3 Mount shootout win. Mount Academy held a 2-1 lead after 20 thanks to goals from Jacob Pelletier and Arden Mouradian. Isaac Tremblay would extend the lead to 3-1 1:59 into the second period with his third of the year. But Bourget would get goals from Alexis Lalonde and Jordan Waite 1:22 apart in the middle of the second to tie the game, and force overtime. Overtime solved nothing and both goalies, Jack Flanagan (Mount) and Dawson Labre (Bourget), would continue to stand tall in the shootout with the lone goal coming from Mount forward Samuel Boisvert.
Mount U16 (8) at Bourget U17 (1) Eastern
Up 2-1 heading into the third, Mount Academy’s offence exploded for 6 goals in the final 20 as they skated to an 8-1 win over Bourget. Owen MacPherson (3G) scored with 1:42 left in the first, and again 30 seconds into the second to give Mount a 2-0 lead. But Marc-Antoine Riopel would score his 10th of the year late in the second to give Bourget life heading into the third. Brady Burke would score 43 seconds into the third, sparking the 6 goal third period outburst and ending any hopes of a Bourget comeback. Rylan Benner made 43 saves in the win.
Northern Alberta Xtreme U18 (2/) at Edge School U18 (3/SO) Female Prep
It took 65 minutes and 18 shooters before Edge School defeated NAX 3-2 in the first Female Prep showcase game of the weekend. Farah Walker made 29 saves through 65 and then stopped 7 of 8 NAX shooters in the win. NAX jumped out to a 2-0 lead thanks to goals two minutes apart from Sara Kaziel (1G,1A) and Kori Paterson (1G,1A). Jordyn Hutt would bring Edge within one near the end of the second, and with just 2:33 left in the game Makayla Watson would tie it for Edge.
Okanagan Hockey Academy White (2) at RINK Kelowna (3) U17 Prep
Austin Barrett opened the scoring for OHA with just one second left in the first but RHA Kelowna would respond with second period goals from Dale Horseman and Shawn Minnabarriet to hold a 2-1 lead after 40. Reegan Kominko would extend the lead early in the third with his third goal of the season. Austin Rampone (1G,1A) would score five minutes later to bring OHA within one, but Thomas MacLean would shut the door the rest of the way, making 34 saves in the 3-2 RHA Kelowna win.
Delta Hockey Academy U18 (3) at RINK Kelowna U18 (0) Female Prep
Hailey MacLeod made 27 saves to pick up her first shutout and second win of the 2021/22 season as Delta defeated RHA Kelowna 3-0. Brooke Norkus scored her second goal of the year 27 seconds into the second period to give Delta a 1-0 lead. This would be all the offence required but Jordan Baxter would score twice in the third to provide Delta some breathing room. Breanne Powell recorded three assists in the win.
Prairie Hockey Academy (3) at Notre Dame (4) U17 Prep
In a battle of second and third place teams, it was Notre Dame who came out on top with a 4-3 victory. Aaron Shanks (2G) would score the lone first period goal to give Notre Dame a 1-0 lead. Devun Oifert (2G) and Ty Pratte would both score in the second to give PHA a lead, but Shanks would score again with 17 seconds left in the second to tie the game at 2. After scoring 1:08 into the second, Oifert would score 1:09 into the third to regain the PHA lead. But Ryan Zabchuk would tie it half way through the final frame before Edouard Houde would score the game winner with 2:10 remaining.
South Alberta Hockey Academy U18 (4/OT) at Okanagan Hockey Academy U18 (3) Female Prep
Down 3-1 heading into the final 20, SAHA would tie the game in the third before Kendal Davidson would score her first of the year in overtime to give SAHA a 4-3 win. Lola Massey (2G) scored twice in the first period to give OHA a 2-0 lead. Both teams would trade goals in the second before SAHA would begin their third period comeback. Devyn Amudosn made 23 saves in the SAHA win.
Shawnigan Lake School U18 (5) at St. Mary’s U18 (2) Female Prep
Shawnigan outshot St. Mary’s 41-28 in a 5-2 Thursday night final. SMA held a 2-0 lead as Tyla Turnbull and Hannah Dennehy would score 11:01 into the first and 38 seconds into the second. But Arnica Bulmer would score 14:21 into the second to spark a third period comeback that began with Mikayla Boarder (3G,1A) scoring 20 seconds into the third. Boarder would complete the hat trick with 1:52 left in the third.
Pacific Coast Hockey Academy (7) at Shawnigan Lake (2) U15 Prep
Backed by a four goal first period, Pacific Coast beat Shawnigan 7-2. Despite outshooting PCHA 42-37, Shawnigan was only able to beat PCHA netminder Chayse Johnson twice. Noah Kosick (1G,2A) led all skaters with three points while Hudson Closson (1G,1A), Wyatt Danyleyko (2A) and Tyson Schamehorn (1G,1A) all recorded two points. Liam Downie and Brendyn Van Oene scored for Shawnigan in the loss.