The Middle Village Players Roller Hockey League made a few adjustments to its game schedule due to unusual rainfall last month and into October, but the matches continued with a couple of thrilling games for the season.
On Friday, Sept. 22, in the game between the Jets and the Bears, the Jets secured their first win of the season 5-2. Paulie (No. 27) delivered an outstanding performance, scoring 4 goals in the game, along with Nicholas (No. 7) getting his 1st goal of the season for the Jets. Jets goalie Alex (No. 12) gathered 16 saves throughout the game, including saves on two breakaways, leading to the team’s victory.
The Bears goalie Jack (No.1) had 20 saves and stopped 3 breakaways from the Jets.
A big win for the High Flyers over the Hawks on Wednesday, Sept. 27, with Scotti (No.1) the goalie for the High Flyers, pulling out all the stops in a stellar game, only allowing one goal by the opposing team. The High Flyers pulled off a hat trick by Alex (No. 20) and Jax (No. 22), who was filling in for the team.
On Sunday, Oct. 1, in back-to-back games after getting washed out due to flash floods over Friday and Saturday, the Hawks were back on track with a victory over the Bears 7-1. Mason (No. 21) and Jake (No. 11) from the Hawks made a combined 25 Saves. Gino the goalie kept this game out of reach of the Bears the entire game.
The Jets outlasted the High Flyers in a nail bitter that went to the last shift 4-3. Felix (No. 17) from the Jets netted 2 goals and Emmet (No. 21) scored his 1st goal of the season. Jets goalie Alex (No. 22) came up with 22 Saves to preserve the team’s win.
The High Flyers Nazariy (No. 27) added 2 more goals, bringing his league-leading total up to 14 for the season. Max (No. 14) also added his 1st goal of the season for the High Flyers.
All four teams have 2 wins and 2 losses for the season so far.
MVP will have a local singer perform the national anthem for the next set of games on Saturday, Oct. 7.
Full scores and standings can be found at mvproller.com. Additional information was provided by MVP Roller Hockey League President Paul Pogozelski.