The Panthers bolted to a quick lead Monday in their Smythe Division match against the Hornets to post an 8-2 victory at Coast 2 Coast Inline Hockey Center in Huntington Beach.
The Panthers led, 3-0, after one period and built a 5-0 lead before the Hornets cracked the scoreboard.
Garrett Zolg scored three times and Jake Shaylor twice to lead the Panthers in scoring. Single goals went to Jordan Reichenbach, Ryan Beardshear and Tyler Beardshear. Zolg and Shaylor each added a pair of assists and Ryan Beardshear had one assist.
Alvin Do recorded 29 saves.
Brayden Moore and Scott Begg scored for the Hornets. Stephen Kim had an assist and Cara Grant had 19 saves.
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Cyclones 6, Bruins 5: Ethan Higbee registered three goals, the last of which capped the scoring for the Cyclones, who edged the Bruins. Higbee scored back-to-back goals in the second period, as the Cyclones took a 5-4 lead into the final period.