In weekend P.E.I. Midget AAA Hockey League action
ALBERTON – The Western Regals were victorious while the Mid-Isle Matrix lost in P.E.I. Midget AAA Hockey League action over the weekend.
P.E.I. Midget AAA Hockey League
The Regals topped the visiting Sherwood Falcons 3-1 on Saturday night, and the Matrix dropped a 6-2 home decision to the Charlottetown Abbies on Friday night.
The Abbies skated to a 5-5 tie with the Pownal Red Devils on Saturday afternoon.
Regals 3 Falcons 1
At the Jacques Cartier Arena, all of the game’s scoring took place in the third period.
Brett Aylward (1-1), Evan Millman and Robbie Fraser scored for the Alberton-based Regals, who took a 7-9-4 (won-lost-tied) record into Sunday evening’s game in Abram-Village against the Summerside Capitals (3-16-2). Ryan McNeill added an assist.
Lucas Holmes, assisted by Brodie Watts, countered for the Falcons (9-12-2).
Keltin Ellis earned the goaltending win over Jeremy Ramsay.
The Regals, who play three road games this week, return to the Jacques Cartier Arena to host the Pownal Red Devils on Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
Abbies 6 Matrix 2
At the South Shore Actiplex in Crapaud, Patrick Smith led the Abbies with two goals and an assist.
Josh Scott (1-1), Ryan Lawless, Quinton Gorman and Drew Gallant also scored for the third-place Abbies. Matt Lange (2), Nick MacDonald, Keita Morikoshi and Tyson Blue chipped in with assists.
Spencer McAllister and Easton Smith replied for the Matrix (14-4-4). Ryan Murray and Tyler Sark added helpers.
The Matrix led 1-0 after the first period, but the Abbies took a 3-1 advantage into the second intermission.
Zach Geldert earned the goaltending win.
Abbies 5 Red Devils 5
At Simmons Sport Centre in Charlottetown, the Abbies outscored the Red Devils 3-1 in the third period to overcome a 4-2 deficit after 40 minutes to salvage a tie.
Lange (1-2), MacDonald (1-1), Scott (1-1), Gorman and James Lantz scored for Charlottetown (13-7-2).
Johnny MacKenzie (2), Dalton MacDonald, Zac Mella and Sam Hughes countered for the Red Devils (14-3-4), who moved into a first-place tie with the Matrix.
Pownal led 3-0 after the first period.