Avalanche end season for Meteors in game five of series
The Fort Erie Meteors hockey season has come to an end after losing game five to the Ancaster Avalanche in first round playoff action in the Golden Horseshoe Division of the GOJHL.
The Avalanche won 8 – 4 Thursday Mar. 9 in Fort Erie, winning the series four games to one.
The first period was action packed ending with the Avalanche leading 4 – 3 at the end of the period.
Fort Erie led off the scoring, Daylon Groulx connected at 1:30, assisted by Dakota Miskolczi.
Ancaster scored the next three goals, the first from Bryce Robertson on the power play at 2:43, assisted by Zach Bramwell and Graydon James. The second came at 9:36 from Jack Wismer, assisted by Graydon James and Zach Bramwll. Their third came from Benjamin Hatanaka at 12:17, assists went to Jesse Hilton and Zach Lawrence.
Daylon Groulx added the second Meteors goal at 14:38 on the power play, assisted by Cody Petawabano.
Zach Lawrence of Ancaster added their fourth at 16:46 assisted by Benjamin Hatanaka and Jesse Hilton.
Fort Erie’s Cullen Kane added their third goal at 16:57, assisted by Mike Masotti and Cail Cirillo.
In the second period, Ancaster scored three goals to Fort Erie’s one goal giving them a 7 – 4 lead.
Ryan Stepien connected for the Avalanche at 3:20 with assists going to Adrien Beraldo and Dawson Garcia. Zach Bramwell added their sixth goal at 4:34 with assists going to Jesse Hilton and Ryan Knill. Brad Lindsay netted goal number seven for Ancaster at 9:53, assists went to Jesse Hilton and Benjamin Hatanaka.
Fort Erie’s Cullen Kane added their fourth goal on a penalty shot at 18:17.
Ancaster’s final goal came in the third period from Owen Norton on the power play at 13:45 with assists going to Graydon James and Jesse Hilton.