SHSHL Ice Hockey Recap (12-20-22)

Check out the recaps for all of last week’s action in the SHSHL. Photo courtesy of Tracy Valko. To view photo galleries:

Friday, Dec. 16

Sparked by a hat trick from William Shaw and the 28-save effort in goal of Matthew Krem, Quakertown notched a win in SHSHL action Friday.
Cole Slemmer scored less than a minute into the opening period, using a Josh Tolchin assist.
The Panthers upped their lead to 3-0 after goals by Shaw and Slemmer (Branden McNally assist) before PW got on the scoreboard on goals by David Branigan and Jacob Elgart (Branigan assist), trimming Quakertown’s lead to 3-2.
Shaw’s power play goal with an assist from Lucas Cunnane late in the period sent Quakertown into the third period with a 4-2 lead. Shaw’s third goal in the final minutes of the third period closed out the scoring.
Quakertown                            1-3-1   5
Plymouth Whitemarsh           0-2-0   2
Shots: Quakertown 23, PW 30. Saves: Matthew Krem (Q) 28, Christopher Maslij (PW) 18.
First period: 1. Cole Slemmer Q (Josh Tolchin) 0:47.
Second period: 2. William Shaw Q (Branden McNally) 6:02; 3. Cole Slemmer Q (Branden McNalley) 6:02; 4. David Branigan PW, 7:01; 5. Jacob Elgart PW (David Branigan) 10:01; 6. William Shaw Q (Lucas Cunnane) 14:56.
Third period: 7. William Shaw Q, 15:57.

Ian Heydt scored two goals and assisted on two others. His four-point night led a balanced Ghost attack in Friday’s no-doubt-about-it win.
The Ghosts roared out of the gate to a 5-0 lead before Gabriel Wells put Springfield on the scoreboard midway through the opening period. Griffin Carpenter answered with a goal for the Ghosts, who took a 6-1 lead into the second period.
In addition to Heydt, Ryan Portner (1g,2a), Pat Stelacio (2g, 1a), Jordan Heydt (1g, 2a) and Brian Murdoch (1g, 2a) all had three-point games. Sam Abramson added a pair of goals while Carpenter had a goal and an assist.
Abington                     6-2-5   13
Springfield                   1-0-2   3
Shots: Springfield 19, Abington 27. Saves: Devin Brown (A) 16, Liam Baskin (S) 14.
First period: 1. Sam Paulik A (Jordan Heydt) 14:27; 2. Ryan Portner A, 12:26; 3. Abington, 10:30; 4. Jorday Heydt A (Pat Stelacio) 10:04; 5. Brian Murdoch A, 9:17; 6. Gabriel Wells S, 7:56; 7. Griffin Carpenter A, 5:55.
Second period: 8. Pat Stelacio A (Brian Murdoch) 3:36; 9. Pat Stelacio A (Sam Paulik/Ryan Portner) 2:44.
Third period: 10. Gabriel Wells S (Lucas Davidson) 12:50; 11. Sam Abramson A (Ryan Portner/Ian Heydt) 12:26; 12. Sam Abramson A (Ian Heydt) 11:55; 13. Sam Paulik A (Jordan Heydt/Pat Stelacio) 10:42; 14. Gabriel Wells S, 8:28; 15. Devin Bates A (Hezikiah Brown) 7:14; 16. Ian Heydt A, 6:23.

(Ben Reese recaps all the action. Check out his game story: )

Thursday, Dec. 15

Seth Grossman scored six goals in a dazzling offensive performance, leading the Indians to a win over Bensalem. His four goals in the fourth quarter blew open a close game.
Liam O’Neill (Jaime Avaria/Drew Savarese assists) put the Indians on the scoreboard, but the Owls answered with back-to-back goals by Alex Hood (Lucas Gonzalez assist) and Cole Salayda (Danny Mackley assist) to go on top 2-1 after one period.
Back-to-back goals by Grossman (O’Neill assist) and Timothy Alexander (Matthew Malanga assist) in a one-minute span put the Indians back on top 3-2, but Bensalem’s Matt Rowan scored the equalizer with assists from Hood and Cole Salayda.
Souderton regained the lead with back-to-back goals in a one-minute span by Grossman (Malanga assist) and Alexander and took a 5-3 lead into the final period.
In the fourth period, Grossman took charge, scoring four straight goals to give Souderton a 9-3 lead before Hood scored a late goal.
Connor Paulus (27 saves) and Noah Connor (23 saves) split time in goal in a winning effort.
Bensalem                    2-1-1   4
Souderton                   1-4-4   9
Shots: Bensalem 55, Souderton 38. Saves: Ricky Gonzalez (B) 30, Connor Paulus (S) 27, Noah Connor (S) 23.
First period: 1. Liam O’Neill S (Jaime Avaria/Drew Savarese) 3:25; 2. Alex Hood B (Lucas Gonzalez) 7:53; 3. Cole Salayda B (Danny Mackley) 13:55.
Second period: 4. Seth Grossman S (Liam O’Neill) 6:51; 5. Timothy Alexander S (Matthew Malanga) 7:44; 6. Matthew Rowan B (Alex Hood/Cole Salayda) 9:09; 7. Seth Grossman S (Matthew Malanga) 13:18; 8. Timothy Alexander S, 13:53.
Third period: 9. Seth Grossman S 7:11; 10. Seth Grossman S (Liam O’Neill) 7:47; 11. Seth Grossman S (Luca Ferretti/Liam O’Neill) 9:29; 12. Seth Grossman S (Caden O’Neill) 12:41; 13. Alex Hood B (Matthew Rowan/Cole Salayda) 14:19.

Pat Stelacio scored five goals and assisted two others to lead the Ghosts to the decisive win. Also turning in multiple point nights were Steven Dorn (1g,2a), Ian Heydt (2a), Hezikiah Brown (1g, 1a), Sam Abramson (1g, 1a), Brian Murdoch (2a) and Griffin Carpenter (2g).

The Ghosts opened up a 5-0 lead after one quarter. Griffin Carpenter opened the scoring, using assists from Abramson and Ian Heydt. Then Stelacio went to work, reeling off four straight goals.
Nicholas Bruno scored the Bucks’ lone goal, using an Abby Rogers assist.
Sam Nemec turned away 19 of 20 shots he faced to earn the win in goal for the Ghosts.
Central Bucks West     0-1-0   1
Abington                     5-3-3   11
Shots: CBW 20, Abington 38. Saves: Kyle Fasolak 27 (CBW), Sam Nemec (A) 19.
First period: 1. Griffin Carpenter A (Sam Abramson/Ian Heydt) 0:44; 2. Pat Stelacio A, 1:22; 3. Pat Stelacio A (Sam Paulik/Steven Dorn) 6:11; 4. Pat Stelacio A (Jordan Heydt/Steven Dorn) 8:58; 5. Pat Stelacio A (Hezikiah Brown) 13:10.
Second period: 6. Griffin Carpenter A (Brian Murdoch) 2:05; 7. Nicholas Bruno CBW (Abby Rogers) 10:32; 8. Sean Doyle A (Pat Stelacio) 13:58; 9. Pat Stelacio A, 14:39.
Third period: 10. Steven Dorn A (Brian Murdoch) 3:06; 11. Hezikiah Brown A (Pat Stelacio/Owen Adamski) 8:08; 12. Sam Abramson A (Ian Heydt) 14:52.

Danny Hussa scored three goals and added an assist to lead the Trojans to the shutout rout. Jack Raebiger added a hat trick while Nolan Pounds (2a), Aiden Brooks (1g,1a), Will Hussa (1g,1a) and Konrad Foulk (2g) each had two-point games.
Danny Hussa put the Trojans on the scoreboard 4:26 into the contest, using a Hudson Honeycutt assist. Foulk and Raebiger each added single goals, spotting the Trojans a 3-0 lead after one period.
Wissahickon doubled that lead in the second period. Foulk (Nolan Pounds), Will Hussa and Danny Hussa each scored a goal. The Trojans closed it out with four goals in the final period.
Fletcher Lynch earned the shutout win in goal, turning away all 17 shots he faced.
WT/HH                        0-0-0   0
Wissahickon                3-3-4   10
Shots: WT/HH 17, Wissahickon 51. Saves: Charolete Reeves (WT/HH) 41, Fletcher Lynch (W) 17
First period: 1. Danny Hussa W (Hudson Honeycutt) 4:26; 2. Konrad Foulk W (Nolan Pounds) 6:09; 3. Jack Raebiger W, 17:00.
Second period: 4. Konrad Foulk W (Nolan Pounds) 3:36; 5. Will Hussa W (Danny Hussa/Aiden Brooks) 6:22; 6. Danny Hussa W, 7:33.
Third period: 7. Danny Hussa W, 1:14; 8. Jack Raebiger W (John Kufner/Matthew Winkowski) 7:54; 9. Aiden Brooks W (Will Hussa) 9:47; 10. Jack Raebiger W, 10:21.

(Check out Vince Paravecchia’s complete game story: )

Wednesday, Dec. 14

The Falcons earned bragging rights with a win in last Wednesday’s rivalry game. The win avenged an early season 4-2 loss to the Redskins.
Pennsbury set the tone for the win early, reeling off three unanswered goals in the opening period. Andrew Falkenstein scored 2:33 into the opening period, using assists from Chris Sarver and Brendan Macainsh. Macainsh scored with a Sarver assist, and then it was Logan Doyle connecting on a power play goal with assists from Macainsh and Sarver.
Justin Marlin’s unassisted goal five minutes into the second period upped Pennsbury’s lead to 4-0 before Neshaminy’s Ryan DeMatteo scored with assists from Nolan Seewagen and Liam Mooney.
In the third period, Neshaminy’s Max Gallagher scored with an assist from DJ Harris, and Doyle closed out the scoring in the period’s final minutes when he connected on an empty net goal. Macainsh assisted.
Aaron McDaniel was credited with 29 saves in goal in a winning effort.
Pennsbury                   3-1-1   5
Neshaminy                  0-1-1   2
Shots: Pennsbury 47, Neshaminy 31. Saves: Aaron McDaniel (P) 29, Cory Hemberger (N) 42.
First period: 1. Andrew Falkenstein P (Chris Sarver/Brendan Macainsh) 2:33; 2. Brendan Macainsh P (Chris Sarver); 3. Logan Doyle P (Brendan Macainsh/Chris Sarver) 14:27.
Second period: 4. Justin Marlin P, 5:07; 5. Ryan DeMatteo N (Noah Seewagen/Liam Mooney) 12:21.
Third period: 6. Max Gallagher N (DJ Harris) 10:58; 7. Logan Doyle P (Brendan Macainsh) 16:24.

Karson Grainey scored one goal and assisted on three others. His four-point night led the Indians, who used a three-goal second period to put some distance between themselves and the Knights.
Nicholas Hahn scored 37 seconds into the opening period with a Grainey assist, but the Knights Nolan Shingle evened the score less than two minutes later, using assists from Tyler Porubski and Joseph Silvotti. Michael Booth’s unassisted goal in the closing minutes of the period gave the Indians a 2-1 lead and sparked a three-goal tear in the second quarter. Scoring one goal each were Grainey (Daniel Maglathlin assist), Zach Weissman (Grainey assist) and Jackson Accardi (Hahn/Grainey assists). The Indians took a 5-1 lead into the third period when North Penn’s John Stinson (Nolan Shingle/Joseph Silvotti assists) and Lucas Siomos (Jesse Schaaf assist) exchanged goals for the 6-2 final.
Rock North goalie Ian Goldberg was credited with 26 saves in the win.
North Penn                 1-0-1   2
Council Rock North     2-3-1   6
Shots: NP 28, CRN 29. Saves: Nicholas Crist (NP) 23, Ian Goldberg (CRN) 26.
First period: 1. Nicholas Hahn CRN (Karson Grainey) 0:37; 2. Nolan Shingle NP (Tyler Perubski/Joseph Silvotti) 2:05; 3. Michael Booth CRN, 14:49.
Second period: 4. Karson Grainey CRN, (Daniel Maglathlin) 7:54; 5. Zach Weissman CRN (Karson Grainey) 11:15; 6. Jackson Accardi CRN (Nicholas Hahn/Karson Grainey) 14:09.
Third period: 7. John Stinson NP (Nolan Shingle/Joseph Silvotti) 0:49; 8. Lucas Siomos CRN (Jesse Schaaf) 16:50.