Pee Wee B’s explode against Pueblo
Coach Bob Borchardt had to change his lines when two of his forwards, Todd Walker and Jimbo Borchardt, got the flu.
Vail started the scoring with a goal by Spencer Fox who went on to have a hat trick, and Jordie Coffey scored the second goal. He finished the game with four goals on the day. Corey Seeman and Ryan Barry finished the scoring as Vail racked up a season-high 10. Other Vail players with assists in the game were Brennan Stege, Zac Brust, Dalton Casady, Elliot Ristow and Brian Ratkowski.
Vail defenseman Matt White, Adam Bourne, and Spencer Comerford helped keep Pueblo to 16 shots the entire game. Goalie Eric Young evened Vail’s record at 1-1-1 for league play this season. Goalie T.J. Mays also played well in relief.
Pee Wee A’s split
The Vail Pee Wee A’s earned a split last weekend in Divide League action, falling to Pueblo, but rebounding with a win against Aspen.
After a 2-0 loss to Aspen, league-leading Aspen came to town on Sunday, but the Mountaineers were ready to play and sent the Skiers home with a 3-2 defeat.
Tony Buckley got things rolling in the second. He took the puck to the net, getting the attention of both defensemen, leaving Andy Dalton free to slam home the loose puck into an open net for a 1-0 Vail lead. Later in the period, Barrett Chow added another goal, thanks to a great feed from Eric Davis who skated the puck past three Aspen defenders to find Chow open in front of the net for a one-timer.
Aspen answered with a goal, to close out the period 2-1. Tieg Alward added a goal to start the third on a helper from Chow to give Vail a two-goal advantage. Aspen made things interested at the end, scoring with 1:03 to play and then pulled its goalie.
With an extra attacker the Skiers kept the pressure on. The game ended with goalie Kalen Burnett making an ou
The PeeWee A’s are sponsored by Alpine Bank and continue league play next weekend by hosting Steamboat on Sunday.