By Craig Stein
Pair Of 2-1 Games, Cecconi Finishes Event In Style
Bryson Cecconi finished off the SJHL Showcase in style, scoring in overtime to give the Humboldt Broncos their fourth straight win, a 2-1 (OT) decision over the Melville Millionaires in the 12th and final game of the annual league event in Warman, SK.
While Cecconi put the icing on the cake, the big story all night was the goaltending at both ends. 2001-born Royce Ramsay made his first start for the Broncos (4-2-0-0) after being reassigned by the WHL’s Kamloops Blazers. He stopped 47 of the 48 shots he faced to pick up the win. Melville’s Colby Entz was also up to the task at the end other end, stopping 39/41 shots.
Daniel Liberty opened the scoring for the Millionaires (1-3-1-1), before Owen Guenter evened things up.
The early game Wednesday say the Nipawin Hawks extend their record to 6-0-0-0, thanks to a 2-1 regulation win over Notre Dame.
Patrick Pugliese got the start in goal for Nipawin, making 22/23 saves improving his personal mark to 2-0, 1.00, .958%. As a club, the Hawks have allowed only 8 goals in 6 games (1.33 GAA). Jake Tremblay and Jaxsen Wiebe scored for the Hawks.
Kyle Robinson responded in the third period for the Hounds (1-5-0-0) while Andrew Henderson made 35/37 saves.