Small's hat trick not enough for Panthers
Wyatt Small registered a hat trick for South Medford, but Eugene's one-two punch of Connor Tyman and Jordan Blake-Jones was too much for the Panthers in Eugene's 7-5 victory in a nonleague hockey match at The RRRink on Saturday.
Tyman matched Small's hat trick and Blake-Jones connected twice for the Junior Generals.
Goalie John Adamson started outside the pipes for the first time in his career to score the Panthers first goal and assist on Andrew Phillips' score in the second period.
Eugene 3 1 3 — 7
South Medford 1 1 3 — 5
NORTH MEDFORD 14, CRATER 3 — Freshman Cody Chiverton had a hat trick and three assists and Jared McClure also scored three times for North Medford, which pinned a loss on Crater at The RRRink.
Sophomore Taylor Covey notched his first two career goals for the Black Tornado and goalie Stephen Cole assisted on Covey's second score in the third period. Cole stopped 25 shots for North Medford.
Alex Hagemann scored a goal and assisted for the Comets.
North Medford 7 4 3 — 14
Crater 1 2 0 — 3
ASHLAND 3, KLAMATH FALLS 1 — At Klamath Falls, Ashland received goals from three different players and held Klamath Falls to just eight shots in the match to claim the victory at Bill Collier Ice Rink.
Casey Skolnik scored once and assisted on goals from Lewis Sebrell and Trevor Perry.
The Ice Hawks received their goal from Derek Hines.
Ashland 0 2 1 — 3
Klamath Falls 0 0 1 — 1