Mona Shores hockey team shuts down Petoskey, advances to D2 regional finals

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The Mona Shores hockey team used a three-goal first period to shut out Petoskey 5-0 on Thursday night in the Division 2 regional semifinals at the Lakeshore Sports Centre.

Connor Winegar led the Sailors with a goal and two assists. The Sailors advanced to Saturday’s 1 p.m. regional final in Gaylord, where they will face Marquette (17-9-2).

Colby Hannan (28) lets the shot fly as the Sailors pepper Petoskey’s goalie in the thrid period. (photo/Eric Sturr)

Mona Shores forward Mark Mills tallied the game’s opening goal about five minutes into the first period, with assists from Winegar and Matt Martin.

Winegar followed up with a goal of his own late in the period, with an assist from Noah Bathrick, to give the Sailors a 2-0 lead. Martin followed with another goal, with assists from Brandon Ledyard and Tyler LaPorte.

Mona Shores opened the second period with a quick Caleb Boss goal, which was assisted by Winegar. Isaiah Bathrick capped off the Sailor win with a late goal in the second period, with an assist from Ledyard.

The Sailors outshot Petoskey 41-18. Mona Shores goalie Anthony Shrum posted his second shutout in three games.

In Division 1 regional action, Reeths-Puffer fell to Rockford 8-5. The Rockets finished the season with a 12-14-1 record.

 

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