Gladstone Lakers cool the Jets


Eoin Devereux
Neepawa Banner & Press

A five point performance from Garrett Johnston (3 goals - 2 assists) powered the Gladstone Lakers to an 8-3 win over the Wawanesa Jets on Saturday, Jan. 6.
Along with the solid outing from Johnston, teammates Jesse Hall (2G - 2A) Sean Kubas (1G - 3A) each had four point efforts, while Josh Kobelka was the leading scorer for Wawanesa, with two point (1G -1A) of the night.

The win allowed to the Lakers (10-4-0. 20 points) to stay within striking distance of first place in the Tiger Hills Hockey League’s (THHL) Eastern Division. The Neepawa Farmers, who had the week off, currently hold top spot in the east, with a record of 11-2-0 (22 points).

Minnedosa play pair

The Minnedosa Bombers split a pair of games over the weekend, losing to Hartney 7-6 on Friday, Jan. 5, but bouncing back the next night with a 6-5 win over Cartwright. Both those contests ended up going into overtime. Over the course of those two games, Matt Saler accumulated nine points (4G - 5A), while Shane Jury (4G - 2A) and Wes Lewis (1G - 4A) also had big weekends. After collecting three of a possible four points from the weekend, the Bombers sit third in the east at 7-8-1 (15 points)

Other games featured around THHL last weekend included:

(Friday, Jan. 5) Boissevain Border Kings 4-1 Souris Elks, Melita Bisons 4-3 Pilot Mound Pilots. (Saturday, Jan. 6) Killarney Shamrocks 3-2 OT Souris Elks, Hartney Blues 8-2 Boissevain Border Kings.