Grizzlies win two games
The Glenwood Grizzlies Midget hockey team had a good weekend.Hosting Oak Creek for a three-game series at the Community Center ice rink, the local high school age hockey club won two of three contests against its opponents.On Friday, in a junior varsity contest, Glenwood took a 4-1 decision over Oak Creek’s Minor team.The Grizzlies broke the game open by scoring three goals in the second period. Defenseman Rory Nankervis netted Glenwood’s initial score with 7 minutes, 25 seconds left. Teammates Chris Abshire and Trevor Kroeger raised Glenwood’s lead to 3-0 when both forwards scored in the period’s last minute.Kroeger also scored the Grizzlies’ final goal with 3:09 in the third period.Glenwood fell 4-3 to Oak Creek in the first game of Saturday’s varsity doubleheader, then rallied to a 6-2 win in the second contest.Forced into playing catch-up early after Oak Creek scored three first period goals in just under five minutes. Glenwood forward Jimmy Carter’s goal at the 5:32 narrowed the gap to 3-1.The visitors responded to the Grizzlies goal by adding its fourth score of the stanza a minute later.Matt Miller and Shawn McKay scored the Grizzlies other two goals in the second period.In game two, the scene was reversed.Glenwood jumped ahead 2-0 on late first-period goals from Trevor French and Tate Fairbanks. The Grizzlies increased its lead when French scored his second and third goals of the game in the second period between the first of two Anthony Ferrara scores.The Grizzlies increased its lead when French scored his second and third goals of the game in the second period between the first of two Anthony Ferrara scores.
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