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Athens Aeros Extend Winning Streak to 4 Games After Beating Whitewater Kings 6-1 Saturday in EOJHL

Cobden – The Athens Aeros extended their winning streak to four games after starting the season 0-2 after they beat the Whitewater Kings in Cobden on Saturday in Eastern Ontario Junior B Hockey League action.

Sprague and Nicholson each tally 2G/1A and both of them extended their point streaks respectfully. Sprague is on a five-game point streak and Nicholson has a three-game point streak (5G/4A).

Manderson once again had three assists and his point streak is at two games. Gray and Ferrie were the other goal scorers for Athens.

The Aeros will host the Perth Blue Wings Sunday afternoon starting at 2:30 pm at the Centre 76 arena.

Game Recap:

1st Period:

1, Athens, Ferrie 2 (Gray, Huffman), 5:15. 2, Athens, Nicholson 5 (Manderson), 9:37. 3, Athens, Gray 2 (Sprague), 19:49. Penalties-Carswell Ath (roughing), 7:08; Paquin Wht (check to the head, check to head misconduct), 16:57.

2nd Period:

4, Athens, Sprague 5 (Worden, Nicholson), 8:59. 5, Athens, Sprague 6 (Johnston, Manderson), 13:23 (PP). Penalties-Cyr Ath (slashing), 6:31; Roy Wht (tripping), 12:02; Ferrie Ath (major-check to the head, game misconduct), 12:59; Holmes Wht (unsportsmanlike cnd.), 12:59; Paquin Wht (boarding ), 19:19.

3rd Period:

6, Whitewater, Ladouceur 1   3:08. 7, Athens, Nicholson 6 (Manderson, Letham), 16:43.

Penalties:

Nicholson Ath (slashing), 6:41; Manderson Ath (roughing, roughing), 8:38; Martin Wht (roughing), 8:38; Lyons Wht (cross checking), 10:50; Carswell Ath (roughing), 11:44; Hayes Wht (roughing), 11:44; Nicholson Ath (roughing), 12:13; Tallon Wht (roughing, roughing), 12:13.

Shots on Goal:

Athens 12-8-8-28. Whitewater 7-9-9-25.

Power Play Opportunities:

Athens 1 / 5; Whitewater 0 / 6.

Goalies:

Athens, Hunt 2-1-0-0 (25 shots-24 saves). Whitewater, Wilson 1-1-0-0 (28 shots-22 saves).