The Lambton Jr. Sting AAA Major Atom captured
the Silver Championship at the Rochester AAA Invitational over the weekend with
a decisive 6-0 victory over the Buffalo Regals.
Defenseman Jace McGrail led the charge in the Championship game with 1 goal and 2 assists. Jaxon Priddle continued his strong play with 2 goals and an assist, while Garret Pearce found the back of the net twice. Landon Buckingham notched a single goal. Picking up assists were Isaac Oliphant, Evan Morningstar and Seth Ainsworth. Carter La Rocque earned the shutout in net.
Saturday’s Semi Final Game saw the Sting earn a solid 6-0 win over the Amherst Knights. Evan Morningstar had a breakout game scoring 4 goals. Garrett Pearce and Aaron Shanks each picked up single markers. Jaxon Priddle picked up 3 assists, while Ryan Pageau, Adam Maitland and Isaac Oliphant each had 2 assists. Caiden Smit made some key saves for the shutout.
The boys went one tie and two losses in round robin play which landed them in the Silver Division. The Sting dropped a tough one in their first game versus Rideau St. Lawrence by a score of 3-2. Evan Morningstar and Jaxon Priddle scored while assists went to Isaac Oliphant and Priddle. Player of the game honors went to Adam Maitland.
Game two saw the Sting tie the Rochester Monarchs 2-2. This was a game that the Sting clearly dominated by just couldn’t find a way to break it open. Isaac Oliphant and Jaxon Priddle scored for the Sting. Evan Morningstar, Jaxon Priddle and Adam Maitland picked up the assists. Player of the game honors went to Jaxon Priddle.
Game three was closer than the score indicated as the Sting dropped an 8-3 loss to the hands of the North Jersey Avalanche. Jaxon Priddle continued his dominating offensive output with a hat trick. Picking up assists were Adam Osler, Evan Morningstar, Aaron Shanks and Seth Ainsworth. Jace McGrail picked up Player of the game honors.
The Sting are back at it with a home game versus Elgin-Middlesex on Thursday night at the SSEC.