The Orangeville Flyers tried their best to erase a three-goal deficit, but the North York Rangers would not be denied the victory and hung on to win, 5-3.
North York kept the Flyers’ goalie busy throughout the game, and Nicholas Latinovich made 28 saves on 33 shots.
North York also got points from Ryan Hunt, who also registered one goal and one assist. North York also had goals scored by Ted Hunt and Chris Sekelyk, who each put in one. In addition, North York received assists from Tyler Currie, who had two and Kyle Clarke, Keegan Blasby, Michael Morgan, and Luke Hincenbergs, who each chipped in one.
Orangeville put up an impenetrable defensive front on the penalty kill, and did not allow the Rangers to score on any of their five power plays. The Flyers forced North York goalie Gianluca Baggetta to work between the pipes, taking 31 shots.
Orangeville additionally got points from Kosta Likourezos, who also finished with one goal and one assist. Other players who recorded assists for Orangeville were Josh DeFarias, Jarret Woon Sam, Travis Brown, and Jack Jeffers, who contributed one each.
The Rangers’ Baggetta stopped 28 shots out of the 31 that he faced. North York incurred 12 minutes in penalty time with six minors. Orangeville incurred 10 minutes in penalty time with five minors.