Westfield Youth Hockey League Report

WYHlogoWestfield Jr. Bombers (Red) 7, Holy Name 5
Saturday, February 14- Olympia Ice Arena
Division: Mite 3

The Rivalry between these two teams is alive and strong, and the Jr. Bombers landed on top today after a hard fought game. Westfield came out fast today with two goals early in the game (Gavin Trzepacz and Jacob Hanselman) to give them an edge. Holy Name then countered with two goals to make it a tie game. Tyler Goodreau was able to cut through the defense for a goal, followed by a nice outside shot by Evan Mastroianni. Holy Name then tied the game again, only to be countered by another goal by Evan Mastroinanni with an assist from Ryan Goodreau. Holy Name made one last attempt at the win with one last goal, only to have Emerson Carpenter and Gavin Trzepacz score to leave the Jr. Bombers up by two at the final buzzer. Westfield defense (Parker Stockseth, Jack Henderson and Liam Dolan), as well as goaltender Emersyn Trzepacz played a great game holding off many attacks by the Holy Name Team.

Westfield Jr. Bombers 10, Ludlow 7
Saturday, January 3, 2015
Division: Mite 1

Evan Michelucci took to the net for the Jr. Bombers with 23 saves of the 31 shots against him. Ludlow with quickly get the attention of the Jr. Bombers with two back to back goals right off the bat. But it didn’t take long for Westfield to get in game. Jacob Jarrell started the rapid-fire goal scoring followed by Sawyer King, Francis Powers assisted by Brayden Czarnecki, Jarrell for his second goal and Jesse Spear. Additional goals for the Jr. Bombers were by Sean McMahon, Czarnecki, Gwenn Hosmer, Katie Collins and Powers.

Westfield Jr. Bombers 11, Amherst 7
Saturday, January 10, 2014, Mullins Center, Amherst
Division: Mite 1

Westfield’s Katie Collins and Jacob Jarrell were on fire, both scoring four goals apiece against Amherst. The Jr. Bombers goaltender, Sean McMahon, only allowed two goals by in the first half of the game as Westfield dominated. During the second half of the game, Amherst turned up the heat on the Jr. Bombers with five additional goals, but in the end, it wasn’t enough. Scoring the remainder of the goals for Westfield were Francis Powers, Brayden Czarnecki and Sawyer King.

Franklin County Hockey Association 9, Westfield Junior Bombers 6
Saturday, February 07, 2015 at Amelia Park Ice Arena, Westfield, MA
Division: Squirt 3

Today the Westfield Jr. Bombers went stick to stick with FCHA in a well matched up, rollercoaster of a ride game on home ice. Jack Cashman played between the pipes today, saving 40 of the 49 attempts made on Westfield’s goal. The first goal was scored by J.J. Fox, playing defense, unassisted, in the 1st period. The second goal, also in the 1st period, was made by Bryce Alaconis with the assist by Nolan Lafayette. FCHA answered back in short order by tying up the score at the end of the 1st. It was the 2nd period when the Jr. Bombers pulled ahead of FCHA with a goal made by John Lacey, assisted by J.J. Fox. FCHA continued scoring on Westfield, but the Jr. Bombers answered back with a well-orchestrated goal by J.J. Fox assisted by Michael Miller, with just 14.2 seconds left on the clock. In the third period the Jr. Bombers continued to keep up the pressure! Westfield’s defensive line including Sara McMahon, Kailyb Santiago, Spencer Roy, Garrette Ondrick, and Sean Rodgers wrestled down the puck from FCHA and fired it down the ice. The fifth goal was fired into the net by Reid Imbriglio with the assist by Mason Garrity. Westfield’s offensive line, including Case Viamari, Ryan DeFalco, and Ryan Rodgers were a force to be reckoned with as they utilized excellent passing and stick handling skills throughout the last period. The last and final goal of the game would be a hat trick by J.J. Fox, unassisted. All in all, 19 attempts were made on FCHA’s goal tender by Westfield’s offensive line. The game puck today went to Nolan Lafayette. Great job everyone!

Westfield Jr. Bombers 7, Holy Name 5
Sunday February 8, 2015 at Olympia Ice Center, West Springfield, MA
Division: Squirt 3

Today the Westfield Jr. Bombers went to battle with longtime rivals Holy Name of West Springfield. The Jr. Bombers have fallen short of a win against West Springfield until today, when they “brought it”! With the drop of the puck in the 1st period Jr. Bombers were on fire. With Jack Cashman in net today making 21 saves of just 26 shots fired on him, defense was the word of the day. Westfield was on task, spending the majority of the game in Holy Name’s zone with Sean Rodgers, Mason Garrity and Spencer Roy on the puck. The first goal was by John Lacey with the assist by J.J. Fox just 47 seconds into the game! The second goal was by J.J. Fox with the assist by Case Viamari. In the 2nd period the Jr. Bombers started taking names and shooting pucks with Sara McMahon winning the face offs and Michael Miller’s expert passing strategies to fellow teammates Ryan Rodgers, Ryan DeFalco, Garrette Ondrick and Bryce Alaconis, the puck stayed exactly where it belonged, in Holy Names territory. At the 10:40 mark, the scoring machine John Lacey and J.J. Fox (assist) score again! Then, J.J. Fox with the assist by Michael Miller scores again at the 9:04 mark, wow! The Jr. Bombers continue to keep up the pressure making multiple attempts on goal and keeping the puck in Holy Names zone. Reid Imbriglio then makes a break for it, scores on Holy Name, and with the sweet “clink” of the post, the crowd goes wild! The last goal for the 2nd period would go to J.J. Fox unassisted at the 7:02 mark, great teamwork by everyone in the 2nd. The 3rd period was less dramatic in that Westfield gave up 4 goals to Holy Name but J.J. Fox sealed the deal nonetheless with the final goal of the game unassisted at the 8:37 mark. Everyone came together and got the job done, congratulations Westfield Jr. Bombers!

Westfield Jr. Bombers 12, Amherst 12
Saturday, December 20, 2014, Amelia Park Ice Arena
Division: Mite 1

Westfield Jr. Bomber goalie, Gwenn Hosmer, had her work cut out for her in a back and forth scoring game ending in a tie against Amherst. Amherst came on strong scoring twice in the first few minutes of the game, but Westfield fought back with goals by Jesse Spear, Joey Roselli, Katie Collins and Sawyer King for two. After another four goals netted by Amherst, the Jr. Bombers would retaliate with goals by Sean McMahon, Francis Powers for two and King scoring his third for a hat trick. Additional goals for Westfield were scored by Jacob Jarrell for two, and one more each for King and Powers. Hosmer made 27 saves of 39 shots against her.

Holy Name 12, Westfield Jr. Bombers 11
Sunday, December 21, 2014, Amelia Park Ice Arena
Division: Mite 1

Francis Powers jumped into scoring mode in the early minutes of the game, but Holy Name was relentless against the Jr. Bombers netting four goals within three minutes of each other. Powers netted number two for the Jr. Bombers, but Holy Name kept the pressure on with another three goals. Westfield’s Katie Collins, assisted by Joey Roselli and Jesse Spear, assisted by Collins got goals 3 and 4 for Westfield followed by another from Holy Name. The remainder of the game would play out with both teams trading goals. Additional goals for Westfield were by Sean McMahon, assisted by Brayden Czarnecki, a hat-trick for Jacob Jarrell, one more for Collins and one a piece by Gwenn Hosmer and Evan Grant. Holy Name would squeak one more goal in with just seconds left on the clock, handing the Jr. Bombers their first loss of the season. Westfield goaltender, Sawyer King, played his heart out, saving 32 of the 44 shots against him. – Courtesy of Westfield Youth Hockey Association

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