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Drayton edges Community 5-4


Floradale scored the only goal in the first period. A slap shot by Clinton Dechert bounced the puck off the pads and Greg Martin buried the rebound. Andrew Martin also assisted.

Floradale added another midway through the second. A scramble at the net saw Nick Martin knife the puck past the goaltender with a back hand, assisted by Ryan and Greg Martin.

Colin Horst faced 15 shots in net for the shut out.


Drayton got off to a quick start with an early goal. Brent Mulder poked the puck into the short side, assisted by Brandon Rumph.

Community tied the game when Dustin Bults intercepted a pass and drilled the puck past the surprised net minder.

Drayton regained the lead before the period ended. Colton Hoekstra centred a pass to Jessie Hoekstra who slapped the puck into the webbing.

Community took the lead midway through the second. Tony Martin tied the game with a scramble at the net and Gerald Martin took the lead with a tip in goal. Assists went to Kevin Gingrich, Lamar Martin, Ryco Martin, and Cal Martin.

Drayton responded with a goal late in the period. A hard wrist shot by Eric Deckers tied the game. Assisted by Mark Scholten and Scott Nieuwland.

Community took the lead again early in the third. A tidy cross ice pass by Dustin Bults gave Tony Martin a tip in goal over the goaltenders glove, assisted also by John Horst.

Drayton responded with a goal to tie the game again. A screened shot by Jessie Hoekstra sent the puck through the crowd and into the net. Assisted by Deckers and Aaron Keunan.

Drayton earned the winning goal late in the game. A leading pass by Rumph sent Colton Hoekstra skating through the neutral zone. Hoekstra drifted to the left and fired a shot into the opposite corner to win the game.


Two quick goals in the middle of the first period gave Missionary an early lead. Curtis Bults snapped a shot into a wide open corner and Dylan Bults scored shortly after, assisted by Thomas Ruttimann, Zach Leslie and Bryan Deen.

Listowel came back for one before the period ended. A scramble at the net ended with Josh Shantz snapping the puck over the scrambling net minder. Dustin Gingrich and Curtis Wagler assisted.

Missionary added an insurance goal late in the second. Matt Burnett snapped a hard shot to slip the puck into the short side. Assisted by Ruttimann.

The teams traded a pair of power play goals to start off the third period. Nathan Rhame scored first for Missionary, assisted by Shantz and Leslie. Listowel responded with a goal off a Zach Gingrich slap shot, assisted by Travis Shantz.

Missionary scored two more unanswered goals to put the game away. Dave Scholten and Curtis Bults scored the goals, assisted by Bults and Nathan Rhame.

Submitted by Willard Metzger

November 10, 2017


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