Falcons bowl over Junior Canadians with 9 – 1 win

Dante Felicetti of the St. Catharines Falcons jostles with Welland Juniro Canadians goalie Jukka Schotter and Josh Chariot in GOJHL hockey action Sunday night in Welland.

The St. Catharines Falcons Sunday night battle with the Welland Junior Canadians was even for the first period, four unanswered second period Falcon goals put the Junior Canadians in a position they couldn’t recover from in GOJHL hockey action Sunday Feb. 18/2018 in Welland.

Both teams scored a single goal in the last quarter of the first period for a 1 – 1 tie for the period.

Gianluca Fuoco picked up the first goal of the game, short-handed, at 16:09, putting the Falcons ahead. Noah Blakely of the Junior Canadians connected on the power play shortly after at 18:48.

In the second period, the Falcons four unanswered goals gave them the 5 – 1 lead.

Liam Dunda netted the first of four at just 41 seconds in. Jaleel Adams netted the next on the power play at 2:52. Kyle West netted the third at 11:51 and Michael Davies netted his goal on the power play at 17:02.

The Falcons’ four third period goals came from Carson Edwardson at 5:57, Gainluca Fuoco at 9:27, Noah Perlic at 12:21 and Liam Dunda on the power play at 19:52.

The St. Catharines Falcons currently hold the second place position in the Golden Horseshoe division, the Welland Junior Canadians are in eighth place. For up to date statistics see the GOJHL website: http://pointstreaksites.com/view/gojhl .

The Falcons’ week has had them win at home 4 – 2 against the Thorold Blackhawks Friday Feb. 16/2018 and win an OT battle 4 – 3 in St. Catharines against the Regals Monday Feb. 12/2018.

The Falcons will be facing the Buffalo Regals again on Tuesday Feb. 20/2018 in Buffalo.

The Welland Junior Canadians also faced the Buffalo Regals this week. The Regals beat Welland 6 – 5 Saturday Feb. 17/2018 in Welland.

The Welland Junior Canadians will be facing the Pelham Panthers Family Day Monday Feb. 19/2018 in Pelham. Game begins at 6 p.m.