Crimson Bears Hockey Team Falls to Houston

    JDHS senior Cody Kesselring (22) puts a shot over the shoulder of Houston goalie Ari Burnside (32) during the Crimson Bears 6-1 loss to the Hawks at Treadwell Arena on Friday. (Klas Stolpe)

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas High School: Kalé Crimson Bears hockey tell fell to the visiting Houston Hawks 6-1 on Friday and will skate in a rematch today at 3:30 p.m.

      The Crimson Bears scored their goal at 5:10 of the second period. Senior Cody Kesselring put in a shot, assisted by senior Illya Wallace.

      JDHS sophomore goalie Mason Sooter played strong as Houston put 25 shots on goal. The Crimson Bears had 15 shots on Hawks goalie Ari Burnside.

      Houston scored two goals in the first period. Afanasy Efimov scored at 8:35, assisted by Andrey Reutov and Brody Richard. Daniel Matveev scored at 1:55, assisted by Anfim Konev.

      The Hawks scored two more goals in the second period. Konev at 10:13, assisted by Philip Kuzmin, and Richard scored unassisted at 6:08.

      The Hawks scored their final two goals in the third period. Matveev at 6:49, assisted by Efimov and Efimov at 2:07 assisted by Domnin Efimov.

    Houston is the top team in the Railbelt Conference and will be the top seed in the state tournament Feb. 3-5 at Wasilla’s Menard Sports Center. JDHS is in fifth place in the Railbelt but is a strong contender to earn an at-large bid into the state playoffs.

      Today’s game will be preceded by the JDHS Crimson Bears senior recognition at 2:30 p.m. The Crimson Bears will honor senior defensemen Colton Johns, Dylan Murdoch and Cody Roomsburg and forwards Joey Meier, Fin Shibler, Sam Bovtiz, Andre Peirovi, Cody Kesselring, Kyla Bentz, Illya Wallace, Jack Cisney and Arvid Bush.


    Above - JDHS sophomore goalie Mason Sooter stops a shot by Houston's Andrey Reutov (22) during the Crimson Bears 6-1 loss to the Hawks at Treadwell Arena on Friday. (Klas Stolpe)

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