Niagara Gazette — Jake Halleen scored three goals to lift the Halleen’s Automotive Blackhawks to a 4-2 win over the MacKenzie’s Auto Fighting Irish in the Niagara Junior Purple Eagles House PeeWee league.
The Blackhawks, who also got a goal from TJ Bush, trailed 2-1 in the third period and scored three goals to get the win. James Worrall, Dillon Brundo and Patrick Dworak picked up assists. Joe Coughlin was named the team’s outstanding defenseman while Nate Hayek picked up the win as the goalie.
Riley MacKenzie and Luke Wilson scored the goals for the Fighting Irish, while Ben Weber had an assist. Jake Robertson was named the team’s outstanding defenseman.
• The Niagara Junior Purple Eagles Squirt Minor travel team scored four goals in the second period on their way to a 6-2 win over the Clarence Mustangs.
The line of Aidan Robins, Ryan Kramp, and Jack Mankowski combined for four goals and three assists, while Nicholas Hess and Justin Walker also scored goals. Cameron Washburn recorded two assists, while defenseman Ryan Chenaille and goaltender Michael Foglia turned in strong performances in Niagara’s end of the ice.
• Terry Johnson scored two points as the Purple Eagles beat the Golden Griffins, 2-0, in the Junior “A” instructional program in the Niagara Falls Boys & Girls/WTS Biddy Basketball League. In other play in the instructional league, the Wolverines topped the Falcons, 6-2. Kendrick Jones scored four points for the Wolverines while Dominic Van Den Bosch scored two points for the Falcons.
• In the league’s 6-10 division, Malachi Williams scored nine points to lead the Dream Team over New Kids, 25-15. Rod Brown led New Kids with eight points.
• In the 11-12 division, Future Stars defeated Prime Time Players, 32-15, with Jaden Turner leading the winners in scoring with 11 points. Josiah Harris added eight points. Moises Velez led Prime Time Players with six points.