SCUGOG: Three periods of regulation and an overtime session were not enough to settle matters as the Georgina Ice defeated the Port Perry Mojacks in a shootout 5-4 (2-1 SO).
The shootout featured six attempts between both teams. Port Perry’s shootout goal was scored by Lucas Berkers. Georgina also got a shootout goal from Brett Theissen.
The Ice saw a two-goal lead disappear, but was able to secure the win in a shootout. Georgina made the score 5-3 on a goal by Justin Wainat 11:08 in the third period. The Mojacks evened things up at 3-3 on a goal by Matt McIntyre APM at 6:45 in the second period.
With three goals and one assist between them, McIntyre APM and Theissen teamed up to power the Ice’s offense. McIntyre APM racked up two goals and one assist and Theissen also added two goals.
Georgina forced Port Perry goalie Blake Shaw to work between the pipes, taking 33 shots. The Ice bested their season scoring average. Georgina averages 2.8 goals per game.
Georgina also got points from Wain, who also registered one goal and one assist to lead the team in points. More assists for Georgina came via Brett Thomson, Ryan Kernohan, and Derek Risebrough, who each chipped in one.
The Mojacks put up an impenetrable defensive front on the penalty kill, and did not allow the Ice to score on any of their five power plays. Port Perry’s offense rang up 37 shots on Georgina’s net.
The Mojacks were led by Jeff St. Pierre, who finished with two goals. St. Pierre scored the first of his two goals at 15:37 into the first period to make the score 3-1 Port Perry. Berkers provided the assist. St. Pierre’s next tally made the score 5-4 Georgina with 25 seconds left in the third period. Alex Carnevale assisted on the tally. Others who scored for Port Perry included Cole Murray and Lucas Clark, who each put in one. Other players who recorded assists for Port Perry were Kyle Powell, Eric MacDonald, Ryan Bernardes, and Graham Lamers, who contributed one each.
The Ice’s Vincenzo Delia stopped 33 shots out of the 37 that he faced. Georgina incurred 22 minutes in penalty time with six minors. Blake Shaw made 28 saves for Port Perry on 32 shots. The Mojacks incurred 12 minutes in penalty time with six minors. For Port Perry, Bernardes was ejected from the game.