CHEEKTOWAGA - Southwestern/Maple Grove recorded two hockey wins in the opening games of the Cheektowaga Christmas Tournament.
Southwestern/Maple Grove defeated City Honors, 5-3, led by Curtis Carlson and Thomas Gerace with two goals each.
Joey Gerace had the other goal for the winners. Thomas Gerace recorded two assists, and Carlson and Nate Stephens one in support of Ben Richard.
Southwestern/Maple Grove’s Nate Stephens skates around East Aurora's Eric Roetzer (11) en route to going coast to coast and scoring the opening goal of Saturday night’s Western New York High School Club Hockey League game at Jamestown Savings Bank Arena. See additional photos at cu.post-journal.com.
P-J photo by Scott Reagle
SW/MG also knocked off Maryvale, 5-2, with Andy Farnham and Stephens scoring twice.
Carlson added a goal toward the winning attack while Stephens picked up two assists. Carlson and Thomas Gerace each had one assist.
Ryan Pascarella was in goal for SW/MG, which was in action again Saturday night against East Aurora. No score was available at press time.