Homer’s Ethan Pitzman skates the puck away from a pair of defenders during a game against Wasilla Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, in Wasilla. (Photo by Jeremiah Bartz/Frontiersman)

Homer’s Ethan Pitzman skates the puck away from a pair of defenders during a game against Wasilla Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, in Wasilla. (Photo by Jeremiah Bartz/Frontiersman)

Hockey roundup: Homer, Soldotna net wins

Staff report

Alden Ross used a hat trick to help Division II Homer score a nonconference road win over Division I Wasilla Thursday night at the Brett Memorial Ice Arena in Wasilla. Ross netted Homer’s first three goals during the 6-3 victory over Wasilla.

The Mariners also tallied three unanswered goals in the win. Austin Shafford provided the eventual game-winner with 7:32 left in the second. Tyler Gilliand and Phinny Wetson added goals in the third.

Colin Goff led Wasilla with two goals and an assist.

South 7, Kenai Central 1

The Wolverines notched a nonconference victory over the Kardinals on Thursday at Ben Boeke in Anchorage.

South had a 6-0 lead by the time Jacob Begich notched a power-play goal with 3:23 left in the game. Assists went to Daniel Shelden and Caden Warren.

Lucas Wilcox had a hat trick for South, while Hayden Fox bagged two goals.

Thomas Baker made 32 saves for the Kardinals, while Vaughn Makar stopped nine for South.

Soldotna 7, Houston 1

The visiting Stars cruised to a Railbelt Conference victory Thursday in Houston.

Dave Aley had a pair of goals for the Stars, while Wyatt Medcoff, Galen Brantley III, Silas Larsen, Trent Powell and Alex Montague also found the back of the net.

Briar Books, Medcoff, Dylan Walton, Dylan Dahlgren, Gavin Haakenson, Aiden Burnham and Powell added assists.

Josh Tree made eight saves on nine shots.

More in Sports

Soldotna volleyball tops Homer

The Soldotna volleyball team went on the road to notch a 3-1… Continue reading

Colony swimmers sweep Kenai Invite

The Colony girls and boys swimming and diving teams swept the Kenai… Continue reading

Brown Bears take series from Jets

The visiting Kenai River Brown Bears defeated the Janesville (Wisconsin) Jets 4-3… Continue reading

CIA coed soccer finishes perfect in conference

The Cook Inlet Academy coed soccer team won home games Friday and… Continue reading

Homer volleyball defeats Seward

The Homer volleyball team improved to 2-1 in the Southcentral Conference and… Continue reading

Kenai Central quarterback Bridger Beck throws under pressure from Houston's Keldin Nicoll on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2022, at Ed Hollier Field at Kenai Central High School in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)
Houston gets 1st victory in program history at Kenai

The scary thing for the rest of Division III is the Kenai… Continue reading

Soldotna's Wyatt Faircloth rushes against Wasilla on Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, in Wasilla, Alaska. (Photo by Jeremiah Bartz/Frontiersman)
Soldotna football rolls past Wasilla, stays perfect

Another trip to the Mat-Su, and another big win for the Soldotna… Continue reading

Homer’s Carter Tennison runs with the ball, pursued by Nikiski’s Drake Brankel, on Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, at Nikiski High School in Nikiski, Alaska. (Jake Dye/Peninsula Clarion)
Homer football comes back to defeat Nikiski

Homer won out in a nonconference match in Nikiski on Friday. The… Continue reading

Seward volleyball tops Nikiski

The host Seward volleyball team topped Nikiski 26-24, 25-23, 21-25 and 25-19… Continue reading

Most Read