Montgomery records three points
KENSINGTON – The Kensington Moase Plumbing and Heating Vipers started defence of the Island Junior Hockey League championship on a winning note Sunday night.
Spencer Montgomery had two goals and an assist to lead the Vipers to a 5-3 victory over the Sherwood A&S Scrap Metal Falcons. The Vipers’ regular-season opener attracted 225 fans to Community Gardens.
Adam Wight (1-1), Spencer McAllister and Kyle Doucette also found the back of the net for Kensington, which received assists from Matt Stead (3), Ryan Kelly (2), Tanner McGuigan, Ty Price and Jeremy Jollimore.
Craig Dougan (2) and Lucas Matthews answered for the Falcons, who fell to 0-2 (won-lost) on the young season. Josh Kirkpatrick (2), Connor Dillon and Josh Scott picked up assists.
The Vipers led 1-0 after the opening period, and extended that lead to 4-1 following 40 minutes.
Overall, the Vipers outshot the Falcons 42-25. Dylan McQuaid was the winning goaltender, and Zach Gallison was in goal for Sherwood.