The Yarmouth Jr A Mariners (23-10-2-0) dumped the Valley Jr A Wildcats (14-18-3-1) 7-1 Friday night, Jan. 17, in Yarmouth.
Connor Donaghey led the Mariners with 1 goal and 2 assists while Josh Desmond added 3 assists.
Justin Rasmussen (David Chiarelli, Josh Desmond) opened the scoring at 1:49 to give the Mariners a 1-0 lead. Josh Worthen (powerplay) scored at 19:39 to tie the game at 1-1 after the first period.
Zack Henry (game winner, Connor Donaghey, Joe, Echelmeier) scored at 1:04 to regain the lead for Yarmouth at 2-1. Donaghey (Desmond, Braden Mercier) scored at 7:58 to extend the lead to 3-1. Sean Fraser (shorthanded, Nicklas Lindstrom, Mercier) scored at 9:14 to increase the lead to 4-1. Shawn Boudreau (Donaghey) scored at 13:21 to widen the lead to 5-1 after the second period.
Morgan Messenger (Boudreau, Danny Wicks) scored at 1:22 to extend the lead to 6-1. Colin Campbell (Justin Rasmussen, Desmon) scored 11 seconds later at 1:33 to round out the scoring.
Yarmouth went 0 for 2 on the powerplay while Valley went 1 for 5.
Anderson Snair stopped 15 of 16 shots for the win while Blade Mann-Dixon (25:37) stopped 12 of 14 shots in the loss before being replaced by Mike Pettet. Pettet (34:23) stopped 19 of 24 shots the rest of the game.