The North York Rangers relied on the sparkling performance of Gianluca Baggetta in net to grab a 3-1 win against the Georgetown Raiders.
North York was led by Jake Harris, who racked up one goal. Harris scored on the power play 17:43 into the second period to make the score 2-1 North York. The Rangers earned a power play opportunity when Zack Dybowski was put in the box for checking from behind. Will Reilly provided the assist.
North York was ineffective while on the power play, as it was held to two goals off of 11 man advantages.
Others who scored for North York included Gabriel Valenzuela and Matthew Whittaker, who each put in one. More assists for North York came via Anthony Paveglio and Ryan Takamutsu, who each chipped in one.
Georgetown’s offense rang up 42 shots on the Rangers’ net. The Raiders were forced to rely heavily on their penalty kill unit throughout the game, as they racked up 46 penalty minutes.
Georgetown was led by Brendan Jacome, who scored the team’s only goal. Jacome scored on the power play 10:55 into the second period to make the score 1-1. A holding penalty on Max Novick had put the Raiders on the power play. Francois Cote picked up the assist.
Baggetta recorded 41 saves for North York. The Rangers incurred 14 minutes in penalty time with seven minors. North York ran into serious disciplinary problems during the contest, and Jeremy Szabo was ejected from the game. Georgetown’s Marc Williams stopped 23 shots out of the 26 that he faced. The Raiders registered one goal on five power play opportunities. For Georgetown, Dybowski and Scott Emerson were ejected from the contest.