Junior Varsity Articles

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Washington Township held its annual opening night ceremony at Hollydell and played an exhibition game against St Joe’s and would skate to a 10-0 win on Wednesday night. As they have been so far during the regular season the offense was paced by Niko and Angelo Durnan who scored two goals each along with Caden Morrell who also scored twice. Also scoring goals were Chris Costello, Aaron McGarvey, Santino Capone and Joe Baselice.

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Niko Durnan scored two goals and brother Angelo added one as Washington Township defeated Shawnee 5-1 in a battle of the top 2 teams in JVA. Mike Tussey stopped 22 shots in net and played a strong game for the undefeated Minutemen. Shawnee had a golden opportunity four minutes into the game as they had a two man advantage for a full two minutes. Unfortunately twenty seconds in Shawnee committed a penalty, but still had a power play, but could not get one past Tussey. Township would capitalize on their man advantage as Caden Morrell and Aaron McGarvey broke in 2-on-1 and McGarvey fed a perfect pass to Morrell and he tapped in the pass for a 1-0 lead. Just about six minutes later Christian Ansuini found Niko Durnan down low and he redirected the pass and a 2-0 lead. 

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Justin Herskowitz stopped all 23 shots in registering his second shutout of the season as Cherry Hill East defeated Eastern 5-0 in JVA action at the Skate Zone in Voorhees on Sunday night. Five different players scored for the Cougars as they improved to 3-4 on the season, the loss dropped Eastern to 5-4. Justin Moroney scored the only goal of the first period with just over two minutes left with Mason Kahn and Tyler Williams getting the assists. Eastern would have two power play opportunities, but Herskowitz kept them off the scoreboard. 

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We are just starting November and so far it’s been an interesting start. First we have a new team from Philadelphia, PPACS. They have struggled so far as was to be expected. They have a young team and will continue to develop. I mentioned in a previous article that JVA was an option, and while it was discussed, the club reps were adamant in not being placed there, so we apologize if this caused any disturbance. The biggest and most noticeable change however was a rule change that USA Hockey came out with on October 30th and it reads as follows:

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James Bell stopped 21 shots as Shawnee defeated Cherry Hill East 3-1 in JVA action played at the Voorhees Skate Zone. The Renegades built a 3-0 lead on goals by Patrick Bell in the first period, and goals by Marco Catana and William Shea five minutes apart in the second period. Cherry Hill offense could only manage twelve shots through two periods, but after Mason Kahn scored early in the third period to make it 3-1, moments later Cherry Hill would have a two-man advantage for a full two minutes. 

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Eastern scored two goals in the opening minute of the first period and they stood up for a 2-1 win over Cherokee in a Sunday night JVA game at Voorhees. Kevin McCafferty and Kevin Burns scored goals in the first 35 seconds as the Vikings led 2-0 early. Despite out-shooting the Vikings 10-6 after one period early in the second period Cherokee was able to capitalize on the power play as Liam Alexander scored at the six minute mark to cut the lead to 2-1. Devin Beale in nets for the Vikings had a strong period as he stopped 11 of 12 shots. 

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Nico Durnan scored twice as Washington Township JVA defeated Cherokee JVA 7-1 at the Skate Zone in Voorhees on Monday night. The Minutemen scored four goals in the first period to take control of the game. Chris Costello and Mike Bahr scored goals less than one minute apart in the first three minutes of the game to give Township a 2-0 lead. Durnan would get his first of the night with less than five minutes left in the period and Caden Morrell would connect in the final seconds and Township would take a 4-0 lead into the second period. 

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Brendan Kerr scored twice, once on the power play and a short-handed goal to help Kingsway defeat Mainland 4-3 in JVB action at the Skate Zone in Voorhees. The teams traded power play goals in the opening period with Mike Turzo giving Mainland a 1-0 lead five minutes into the game. Less than three minutes later Kerr would tie the game at 1-1 with Carter Smith getting the assist. Ryan Franchville would get the only goal of the second period as he scored midway through to give Mainland a 2-1 lead heading into the third period. 

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Shawnee would connect for three goals in the second period to break a 1-1 game and that would propel the Renegades to a 6-3 victory over St Joe’s in a JVA game played Monday night in Voorhees. Patrick Bell and Alex Frank led the offense scoring two goals each. Sean Manning scored all three goals for St Joe’s. Dante Vassalo and Manning exchange goals in the first period, with Vassalo scoring early to give Shawnee a 1-0 lead and Manning scoring late to tie the game at 1-1. Bell scored a short-handed goal in the opening minute of the second period and Shawnee led 2-1. 

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