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Sarnia Jr Sting Major Atom MD wins series and now face London in Championships

March 23nd, 2012


On Thursday March 22 the Sarnia Jr. Sting Major Atom MD opened their semi-final series against the London Bandits at the Germain Arena and came away with a 3-0 win.

Kaz Gudelis started the scoring on a wrist shot from the blue line with 3 minutes left in the opening period. Assisting on Kazís goal were Nathan Abbott and Ian Bailey.

Tyler Talbot-Ellis scored with 3:52 left in the middle frame as he split the defense and beat the Bandits goalie low stick side. Aiden Clark was awarded an assist on the play. Early in the third Evan Trigatti finished off the scoring on a power play as he beat the Bandits goalie on a sharp angle shot from Ryan Eyre and Spencer Baillie.

Stevie Schaefer earned the shut out stopping the Bandits on several scoring chances including a late third period breakaway. Evan Trigatti was the coach's player of the game and Stevie Schaefer was the parents player of the game.

Sarnia, On - The Sarnia Jr. Sting Major Atom MD closed out their semi-final playoff series Saturday night in London by defeating the London Bandits by a score of 2-1.

Cole Goossens got the Jr. Sting off to a quick start as he scored 3 minutes into the contest with Spencer Baillie and Kaz Gudelis assisting. With 5:42 left in the opening frame Tyler Talbot-Ellis added to the total as his shot snuck between the Bandits net minders pads and into the back of the net. Nathan Oliphant and Ian Bailey were awarded assists on the play.

The Bandits would get on the scoreboard at the half way point of the third but Sarnia goalie Cam Stevens would shut the door and earn the victory in net for the Jr. Sting. Cole Goossens was the coach's pick for player of the game while Tyler Talbot-Ellis was the parents choice.

The Jr. Sting will now face the London Nationals in the Alliance Hockey West MD Championship. Game times to be announced.