As the playoffs approach, stars are emerging in the Boys & Girls Club basketball and floor hockey leagues.
Here’s a look at the latest results and the top players in each game:
JV League Floor Hockey, Game 8
Align Credit Union remained undefeated with a 1-0 win over Sparky’s Wings & Things.
Jared Libby scored the only goal of the game for Align at the start of the first period. Sparky’s tried hard to tie the game, but the goaltending of Abdiel Torres for Align ensured that didn’t happen.
The 99 Restaurant & Pub finally put an end to its losing streak with 4-2 victory over JNR Gutters.
Jake Freitas scored the first goal of the game for JNR Gutters in the first period to give them a 1-0 lead. In the second period, Jakob Ruperto scored two goals to give the 99 Restaurant the lead. Early in the third period, Bryan Carter scored a goal to tie the game for JNR Gutters, but soon after Jakob Ruperto scored two goals to secure the first victory of the season for the 99 Restaurant & Pub.
Major League Floor Hockey, Game 9
Pistone Containers squeezed by Dempsey Insurance 4-3.
Vinicio Carranza scored the first goal of the game for Pistone Containers, while Dempsey Insurance failed to score in the first period. In the second period, Shelby Eason and Ryan Wentworth each scored a goal for Dempsey Insurance for a 2-1 lead at the end of the period. In the third period, McKayla Dingle scored a goal to tie the game for Pistone Containers, and moments later Yonga Zagarella added two more goals for Pistone Containers. Enrique Alvarado scored a goal for Dempsey Insurance, but it was too late to avoid the loss.
Twomey & Legare Contracting topped Messinger Chiropractic 5-1.
Franklin Libby scored three goals in the first period for Twomey & Legare. Messinger Chiropractic failed to score in the first and second periods, but in the third period Angelo Santos managed to score the first goal for Messinger Chiropractic. Soon after, Evan Foskett scored two goals to secure the win for Twomey & Legare.