Behind a great game by Connor Chilton, who had two goals and five assists, California Titans 18U defeated Lockport Express 18U, 10-1.
Chilton\’s tallies came at 1:45 into the first period to make the score 1-0 California Titans 18U and on the power play 6:03 into the first to make the score 2-0 California Titans 18U.
Lockport Express 18U\’s power play was ineffective against California Titans 18U\’s penalty kill, which allowed one goal while shorthanded.
California Titans 18U was often in penalty trouble, totaling eight minors and one major for 31 minutes in penalty time. California Titans 18U had been averaging 21.0 minutes in penalties per game. California Titans 18U\’s offense rang up 52 shots on Lockport Express 18U\’s net. California Titans 18U found the back of the net more times than it usually has this season. California Titans 18U has scored at the pace of 3.8 goals per game during the current campaign. California Titans 18U cashed in on power play opportunities, scoring three goals on four chances.
California Titans 18U additionally got points from Dylan Denton, who also registered one goal and one assist, Nick Bortolotto, who also tallied one goal and three assists, Grant Minakawa, who also racked up one goal and one assist, Kane Toriumi, who also had one goal and one assist, Joe Schmidt, who also registered one goal and one assist, Jarrett Sturtz, who also grabbed one goal and one assist, and Triston Mends, who also finished with one goal and one assist. Dylan Miller also scored for California Titans 18U. In addition, California Titans 18U received assists from Ty Proffitt and Trent Cowden, who each chipped in one.
Lockport Express 18U did not challenge the opposing netminder, only getting nine shots on net to force eight saves.
Hayden Funk rejected eight shots on goal for California Titans 18U. California Titans 18U ran into serious disciplinary problems during the contest, and Chilton was ejected from the game. Sam Milne recorded 42 saves for Lockport Express 18U. Lockport Express 18U ended with 15 minutes in penalty time with five minors and one major.