Founders’ Cup: Six Nations And Calgary Continue To Dominate, Seneca Secures First Win

 

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Through four days of round robin play at the Founders’ Cup, the Six Nations Rebels and Calgary Shamrocks remain the two teams left unbeaten. Once again, Both teams secured wins by pretty significant margins on Friday. 

Also on Friday, the Seneca WarChiefs secured their first win of the tournament as they faced the North Shore Kodiaks who are still winless after the loss on Friday afternoon. 

Six Nations Rebels 19, Saskatchewan SWAT 4

This one was never really in question as Six Nations came out hot and never slowed down, routing Saskatchewan in yet another blowout victory. Six Nations stepped on the gas right out of the gate, taking a 4-0 lead into the second period. While Saskatchewan was able to find their offense a bit in the second, Six Nations continued their dominance on both ends as they led 12-4 heading into the third period. Six Nations put the lid on this one in the third, scoring four unanswered to capture the 19-4 win to stay undefeated.

Six Nations was led by Marshall Powless with nine points (4G/5A) in the win. Sidney Powless also had eight points (4G/4A) for Six Nations, as well.

Jordon Boyenko led the way for Saskatchewan with two goals. Jordan Ernst and Justin Porga were the other two goal scorers for Saskatchewan in the game.

Seneca War Chiefs 19, North Shore Kodiaks 14

In an exciting back-and-forth battle the Seneca War Chiefs were able to pull through in the third period and go on a huge run to help them secure their first win of the tournament. Seneca and North Shore went back-and-forth early in the first, but a five-goal run from Seneca to end the period gave them a 7-4 lead heading into the second. North Shore opened the second period with a three-goal run to tie things up at 7. While both sides went back-and-forth for most of the period North Shore was able to use a few multi-goal runs to get ahead 13-12 entering the third. Seneca started the third with a five-goal run to sprint ahead and help them secure the 19-14 victory. 

Bryce Williams led the way for Seneca with 11 points (7G/4A) in the win. In addition, Destin Montour tallied six points (4G/2A) while Andrew Johnson had five points (2G/3A). 

North Shore was led by Raphael Lamothe who tallied six points (2G/4A). Williyam Gendron had four goals and Davin Miller had four points (2G/2A) in the loss, as well. 

Calgary Shamrocks 16, Coquitlam Adanacs 6

The Calgary Shamrocks secured yet another blowout win as they defeated the Coquitlam Adanacs on Friday night. Calgary started the scoring off in the first and was able to control most of the game. Coquitlam put up a good fight in the first period, only trailing 4-3 heading into the second. Calgary took over in the second and a four-goal run to end the period pretty much put this one out of reach as they led 9-5 heading into the third. Calgary continued their run in the third, and while Coquitlam did find the back of the net it was too late as this one had already been written. 

Calgary was led by Eric Lemire with six points (2G/4A). In addition, Connor Pupp tallied five points (3G/2A) and Colby Fraser with five points (2G/3A) in the win. 

Drew Kask and Matthew Smigel led the way for Coquitlam with four points (1G/3A) apiece. Daniel Chand also tallied two points (1G/1A) for Coquitlam. 

Manitoba Blizzard 11, Saskatchewan SWAT 9

It was a tight back-and-forth battle as Manitoba was able to comeback from a slow first period and defeat Saskatchewan, bouncing back after their first loss of the tournament on Thursday. Saskatchewan started the game with a two-goal run before Manitoba got on the board. A two-goal run to end the first gave Saskatchewan a 4-1 lead heading into the second. Manitoba cam out firing in the second period, going on a three-goal run right out of the gate. While Saskatchewan went on a two-goal run midway through the second, a four-goal Manitoba run from midway in second through early in the third really gave them an edge down the stretch. Manitoba was able to hold onto the lead through a back-and-forth third period to secure the win. 

Blaze Bezecki led Manitoba with six points (4G/2A) while William Lutz also tallied three goals (2G/1A). Also, Seth Mandryk had three points (1G/2A) and Ethan Berezowski recorded three assists. 

Saskatchewan was led by Davis Sheppard with four points (2G/2A) while Justin Porga and Jordon Boyenko each tallied three points (2G/1A), as well. 


DAY Five SCHEDULE

North Shore Kodiaks vs Coquitlam Adanacs – 9:00am CST

Six Nations Rebels vs Manitoba Blizzard – 11:45am CST

Saskatchewan SWAT vs Seneca WarChiefs – 2:30pm CST

Calgary Shamrocks vs Six Nations Rebels  – 5:15pm CST

Coquitlam Adanacs vs Manitoba Blizzard – 8:00pm CST

All games can be streamed for FREE on Amateur Sports TV.

 

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