Midget All-Star Festival Wrap Up

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FINAL: Team GTHL 7, Team MHL 6

The testy tilt between Team GTHL and Team MHL was fast and fiery right from puck drop.

Heartland Dragon’s forward Jake Difonzo opened the scoring for Team MHL halfway through the first, but Team GTHL was quick to respond, scoring three straight in the last three minutes of the first period. Mere seconds into the second, Team MHL would reduce Team GTHL’s lead to one. A swift response by Team GTHL would put them up 6-3 heading into the third.

Despite three third period goals, Team MHL’s rally would come up just short as North York Knights’ Michael Kagan netted one with a minute left to play, solidifying a victory for Team GTHL.

Team GTHL – Lucas Allen
Team MHL – Jeremy Henderson


First Period
Team MHL goal (12:22) – Jake Difonzo assisted by Tyler Turpin and Cameron Ponting
Team GTHL goal (3:08) – Marc Bottero assisted by John Capano and Bejamin Carr
Team GTHL goal (2:13) – Marco Williams assisted by Ethan Salter and Gabriel Fischer-Schmidt
Team GTHL goal (0:50) –  Michael Kagan assisted by Jack Cullen

Second Period
Team MHL goal (19:12) – Mhajor Gill assisted by Hudson Ng
Team GTHL goal (15:38) – Damien Lisi assisted by Jack Cullen
Team GTHL goal (10:49) – Ethan Salter assisted by Marco Williams
Team GTHL goal (PP) (3:44) – Braden Handley assisted by Jack Martella and Mark Zanette

 Third Period
Team MHL goal (PP) (11:22) – Jeremy Henderson assisted by Thomas Schmidt
Team MHL goal (3:64) – Nolan Feddema assisted by Jake Difonzo
Team GTHL goal (1:02) – Michael Kagan assisted by Eric Fedrigoni
Team MHL goal (0:56) – Jeremy Henderson assisted by Hudson Ng


FINAL: Team Blue 3, Team Red 4

Down 3-0 midway through the second period, Team Red started to put things into high gear, sending out the “North Toronto” line, made up of Matis Robinson, Macallan King, and James Ellement. Having played together since Minor Novice, the chemistry between the three was evident as Robinson netted the first goal for Team Red off an assist from Ellement.

The line would account for three of four Team Red goals, including the game winner. Comeback mission accomplished.

Team Red – Daniel Vukelic
Team Blue – Jordan Tedesco

First Period
Team Blue goal (16:58) – Jett Tokiwa assisted by Zachary Baldino and Connor Browne

Second Period
Team Blue goal (16:25) – Casey Gerstein (unassisted)
Team Blue goal (13:14) – Wilfred Robinson assisted by Morgan Williams and Bejamin Tigert
Team Red goal (8:38) – Matis Robinson assisted by James Ellement and Simone Bonanno

Third Period
Team Red goal (19:29) – James Ellement assisted by Macallan King and Matis Robinson
Team Red goal (16:07) – Alec Duff assisted by Christopher Cordeiro and Cade Petroff
Team Red goal (5:37) – Macallan King assisted by James Ellement  


FINAL: Team Blue 2, Team Red 5

Three unanswered goals in the third would be enough for Team Red to take the 2018 Midget “AAA” All-Star game over Team Blue. After heading into the third in a 2-2 tie, Team Red’s offence took charge with three separate players netting three goals.

Playoffs for Midget “AAA” players are now underway as the road to the Telus Cup continues. Click here for playoff results.

Team Red – Harrison Wright
Team Blue – Ryan Nichol

First Period
Team Red goal (8:38) – Harrison Wright assisted by Daniel Torrealba
Team Blue goal (2:29) – Brendan Kennedy assisted by Connor Mills and Drew Wawrow

Second Period
Team Red goal (12:39) – Mauro Biasutto assisted by Matteo Pecchia
Team Blue goal (9:04) – Ryan Nichol assisted by Jacob King

Third Period
Team red goal (14:59) –  Harrison Wright assisted by Daniel Torrealba
Team Red goal (12:31) – Dylan Scriver assisted by Matteo Pecchia
Team Red goal (5:19) – Dustin Hutton assisted by Brendan Sellan and Daniel D’Amato

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