Glaciers return to home ice

Robert Galbreath photos

PINEDALE – The Pinedale Glaciers skated into the second week of competition with home games against Cheyenne and Gillette.

The girls’ 19U team scored back-to-back victories against Cheyenne on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 19-20. The 18U high school team fell against Gillette on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 20-21.


Pinedale set the momentum in the first period against Cheyenne on Friday, outscoring the Capitals, 2-0. Cassandra Miller scored both goals, the first assisted by Anabella Fausett and the second unassisted.

Cheyenne matched the Glaciers in scoring, 3-3, during the second period. Fausett scored a goal off a play by Ellie Jensen.

Jensen swept in with a goal, assisted by Fausett. Cheyenne scored once more before Fausett shot the puck into the net, assisted by Erica Seehafer.

The Capitals took the initiative in the third period, scoring two and holding Pinedale to a single goal. Jensen shot in Pinedale’s point assisted by Cora Murphy.

The Glaciers remained ahead due to the early lead to take the win, 6-5.

Zoey Bonney played goalie, making 38 saves.

Cheyenne won the first period on Saturday morning, shooting in four points and holding the Glaciers to two. Fausett scored first off a play by Miller. Miller took her turn firing the puck into the net, assisted by Fausett.

The Glaciers regained the initiative in the second period, outscoring the Capitals 2-1. Ellie Jensen made a power play assisted by Fausett. Lexi Harper scored next off a play by Murphy.

The Glaciers snatched the lead in the third period, edging Cheyenne out, 2-0, to win the match, 6-5. Miller scored first assisted by Seren Noble followed by a goal by Fausett off a play by Miller.

Bonney protected the net with 38 saves.


Gillette hit the ice swinging on Saturday, Nov. 20, pulling out a 10-2 victory.

The first period ended with Gillette ahead by a single point, 2-1. Duke Carson scored on a power play for the Glaciers unassisted.

Gillette surged ahead in the second period, scoring five points and holding to Pinedale one. A goal by Carson, assisted by Waylon Williams and Yates Garcilaso Huffman, kept the Glaciers on the scoreboard.

Gillette outmaneuvered Pinedale in the third period, 3-0.

Korvyn Powell played goalie, tallying 34 saves.

Gillette dominated the ice arena on Sunday morning, scoring a 13-2 victory.

The first period ended 2-1 in favor of Gillette. Cayden Christensen fired a shot into the net off a play by Garcilaso Huffman.

Gillette maintained its momentum in the second and third periods, outscoring Pinedale, 6-0 and 5-1, respectively. Garcilaso Hoffman scored Pinedale’s second goal unassisted.

Gabe Person served as goalie, making 43 saves.