Glaciers battle Jackson, Rock Springs-Douglas
PINEDALE – Both the girls' 19U and high school 18U hockey leagues racked up wins at the Pinedale Ice Arena this weekend.
The 19U squad tied the combined Rock Springs-Douglas team, 3-3, on Saturday, Jan. 9. That afternoon, the girls' team crushed Rock Springs-Douglas, 7-2. The 19U league followed up Saturday's victory with another win, 4-1, against Rock Springs-Douglas on Sunday, Jan. 10.
On Saturday, Jan. 9, the 18U team tied Jackson's varsity squad, 5-5. The Glaciers found redemption early Sunday morning, defeating their rivals, 6-1.
Pinedale skated ahead in the first period Saturday morning, outscoring Rock Springs, 2-1.
Cassandra Miller, assisted by Ellie Jensen and Molly Murphy, unassisted, scored for Pinedale.
Pinedale remained ahead in a tied second period. Seren Noble shot in Pinedale's lone point off a play by Cora Murphy and Molly Murphy. Rock Springs held the Glaciers in the third period by a point to tie the game. On defense, goalie Lilliah Tambourine made 19 saves.
Later on Saturday, the Glaciers trounced their opponent. The first period ended in a stalemate, with Pinedale and Rock Springs-Douglas scoring two shots each. Molly Murphy dropped in the first goal, assisted by Amelia Gaffney. Molly Murphy scored the second point in an unassisted power play.
Pinedale edged ahead in the second period by a point. Cassandra Miller made the shot off a play by Moriah Miller and Ellie Jensen.
Stepping up the intensity in the third period, the Glaciers scored four points to nil from their rival. Cassandra Miller made the first goal, assisted by Ellie Jensen. Seren Noble scored next with Shanelle Deal and Rachel Wight assisting.
Ellie Jensen took her turn to hit the puck in off an assist from Cassandra Miller. Molly Murphy rounded the tally out with an unassisted goal.
Tambourine played 14 saves during the game.
In the final match on Sunday, the teams reached a 1-1 draw in the first period. Cassandra Miller, assisted by Sydney Jensen and Ellie Jensen, scored for the Glaciers.
Pinedale pulled out a single goal by Ellie Jensen and Reese Noble in the second period to take the lead.
Surging ahead in the third period, Pinedale outscored their opponent, 2-0. Molly Murphy shot a goal unassisted. Seren Noble made the final goal with Wight.
Tambourine tallied up 19 saves.
Jackson outscored Pinedale, 4-2, in the first period of the first match. Devin Mohler scored first for the Glaciers assisted by Malyki Uranker. Colby White followed up with a shot off a play by Kolin Krizan.
Pinedale made two points in the second period, holding Jackson to one. Jayden Currah scored unassisted while Micah Crum shot in the Glaciers' fourth goal assisted by Boyd Boylan.
Pinedale tossed in one point in the third period, holding Jackson to nil. Krizan, assisted by Boylan, scored for the Glaciers.
Gabriel Person played goalie and made 23 saves in the first match.
Pinedale set the momentum in the first period on Sunday, outscoring Jackson, 2-0. Crum shot in a goal unassisted followed by a point from White, assisted by Mohler and Krizan.
Pinedale popped in two more goals in the second period. White swept in with a power play off Krizan and Boylan. Boylan scored next, assisted by Currah and Yates Garcilaso-Huffman.
Pinedale finished out the third period with two more points. Boylan shot in a goal unassisted and Krizan scored next, assisted by Mohler and Crum.
Kellen Schupp served as goalie on Sunday and made 33 saves.