Avalanche edges Blue Thunder

September 04, 2003

Eric Jones' goal off a Brett Webber feed in the third period proved

to be the difference in the Howe Division matchup between the

Avalanche and Blue Thunder.

Jones scored at the 9:05 mark of the period gave Avalanche a 4-3

victory at Coast 2 Coast Inline Hockey Center in Huntington Beach.

It was the first goal of the game for Jones, who had assisted his

team's first three goals.


Lauren Martin, Webber and Michael Feirstein each scored single


Brad Brandenburg recorded 26 saves.

Blue Thunder's scoring came from Justin Pederson, Adam Schneider

and Christopher Nagle and Troy Bundy had an assist.

Jacob Renaud finished with a division-best 40 saves.

In other games:

Thunder 6, Sharks 5

Austin Heinz scored twice and Conner Richard recorded a goal and

two assists to lead the Thunder past the Sharks.

Jacob Gonzales, Caitlin Apostol and Matt Korn also scored and

Gonzales had an assist for the Thunder.

Kevin Hetrick had 24 saves.

The Sharks' scoring was spread among Zach Dickson, Timothy

Francis, Kyle Macleod and Kyle Morrill.

Macleod led the team in assists with two and Dennis Grijalva had

21 saves.

Wazabinators 6, Diablos 3

Blake Cooper paved the way for the Wazabinators with two goals and

an assist.

Michael Marchand and Garrett Blackwell also scored and Josh Grier

had an assist.

Eric Grant had 26 saves.

For the Diablos, Jared Rassler, David Gutierrez and Casey Childers

scored and Rassler, Micahel Diaz and Ben Piontkowski each had an


Cameron Nagai also had 26 saves.

Lightning 6, Nemesis 5

Zachary Wray scored consecutive goals in the final stanza to lift

the Lightning past Nemesis.

Brett Morinaka also had two goals and Luke Loggins and George

Zuniga also scored.

Morinaka and Scott Cassidy each had a pair of assists and Zuniga

and Loggins each had one.

Brett Shaver finished with 33 saves.

Wazabinators 7, Red Wings 1

Justin Bracamontes scored three goals as the Wazabinators ran away

from the Red Wings.

Ryan Gallegos, Mike Daffner, Blake Cooper and Josh Grier each

scored and Garrett Blackwell had two assists and Grier and Gallegos

each had one assist.

Eric Grant got the win on 14 saves.

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