I caught up with Cents Head Coach & GM Luke Pierce following last night's intrasquad game. You can hear Luke's thoughts here.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Merritt, BC - August 31, 2011
Team White won the annual Centennials intrasquad game 4-2 over Team Red on Wednesday night at the Nicola Valley Memorial Arena.
Red opened the scoring at 4:43 of the first period on a goal by Bennett Huber (94). They took a 2-0 lead at the 5:06 mark of the second period with Cents veteran Sean Maktaak (92) scoring unassisted.
David Sabey (91) from Jacob Taylor (95) and Dominic Centis (93) got White on the board at 9:20 of the second, but Red still held a 2-1 advantage heading into the final period.
Regan Soquila (93) from Jakob Reichert (93) and Richard Sabourin (92) knotted the game for Team White just 33 seconds in the third period and Merrittonian Payton Schaefer (93) gave White the lead at 6:37. Taylor drew his second assist of the night on Schaefer's marker.
Blake Roney (93) provided the insurance for White with a goal at the 7:52 mark with an assist to Dylan Playfair (92).
Tyler Steel (93) got the win for Team White while Lino Chimienti (91) took the loss for Red. Jared Knott (92) and Phoenix Logan-Hill (94) also tended goal for Team Red. Sky Buller (92) started the game for White before giving way to Steel midway through the second period.
Healthy scratches for the game included Steve Wall (91), Billy Marshall (91), Brandon Pfeil (92) and Dustin Lebrun (92).
INTER-SQUAD GAME at 7:00 pm, Wednesday, August 31, 2011 Team White 4, Team Red 2
1. David Sabey (Jacob Taylor, Dominic Centis)
2. Regan Soquila (Jakob Reichert, Richard Sabourin)
3. Payton Schaefer (Jacob Taylor)
4. Blake Roney (Dylan Playfair)
1. Bennett Huber (Sean Maktaak, Scotty Patterson)
2. Sean Maktaak (unassisted)
Thursday, Sept. 1
9 - 10 a.m. - Losing Team Releases
10 - 11 a.m. - Winning Team Releases
12 - 12:30 p.m. - Lunch (Arena Mezzanine – Remaining Players Only)
12:30 - 1:30 p.m. - Group Meeting with Remaining Players
3 - 5 p.m. - Practice
5:30 - 6:30 p.m. - Team Run