Triad Hockey was back on the ice on Nov. 17 on a cold wintery night at the ice rink in Granite City, taking on the Highland Bulldogs.
Triad quickly got control of the game by scoring the first goal by junior Ryan LeJeune assisted by his fellow junior Bryce Laycock. The Bulldogs tied up the game in the second period with a goal from Dominick Emig assisted by Dylan Kreke.
Triad scored the next 2 goals, sophomore Jack Phelps (pictured) had his first varsity goal of the season assisted by number 89, Senior Dylan Sedlak. Steven Rushing with an assist from Tucker Jeffries and LeJeune.
Highland tried to come back with a point from Garett Burton from Emig. Rounding off the 2nd period was a goal from Jake Parres, who got the pass from Sedlak.
Both Triad and Highland had 2 goals in the third period, Lejeune and Laycock from Triad assisted by Rushing and Frankie Rynes and Jeffries.
Highland goals came from Emig and Ella Burton. In goal for Triad was Evan Arana who faced 31 shots. Highland goalie 39 shots.
Eagles get upper hand against the Knights
Triad Knights Varsity Hockey were in action against Bethalto on Nov. 15. The Knights who are coming back from a short bench due to illness were trying to find their hockey legs. The Eagles got the upper hand in the first period by scoring the first two goals. Triad came back in the 2nd period with two goals from Steven Rushing assisted by Bryce Laycock and Ian Carruthers assisted by Steven Rushing. Bethalto won the game by scoring two more goals.
Triad Knights JV Wins against Seckman
The Triad Knights JV Team played 2 games this weekend. Saturday night they came into action against Seckman High School out of Imperial, Missouri. The Knights won the game by 5-1. Goals scored by Bryce Laycock, Steven Rushing, Marek Schram, Kyle Rogers and 8th grader Lakin Rosenburg. The assists came from Peyton Ulcini, Rushing and Schram. Zander Radford was in goal and faced 7 shots on goal. Lakin LaRue was in goal for Seckman and faced 30 shots on goal.
MVCHA (Mississippi Valley Club Hockey Association ) has two Missouri teams playing in the league. The other team is St John Vianney High School out of Kirkwood, Missouri, they are in the league with a JV and Varsity team. Seckman entered with one of their JV teams.
Sunday night the team played against Columbia High School. Results were not available before going to the press.