Kings Sports Centre is bracing for more youth roller hockey league action.
Games across three age groups will take place this weekend. It all begins on Friday, as the Burger King Whoppers face the Stars at 6:30 p.m. before the Islanders challenge the Hudson Hawks at 7:30 p.m. On Saturday, the Ecay Traders battle the Ernst and Young Eagles at 9 a.m., the PwC Predators tackle the Blackhawks at noon before skating against the Canadiens at 1 p.m. and the Deloitte Devils take on the KPMG Canucks at 2 p.m.
Burger King, 2-1-5, rank third in the 10 and Under division while the 2-1-6 Stars sit in the cellar. The frontrunners in that division are 4-4 Deloitte and 7-1-0 KPMG. The Canucks have dazzled on paper, with a group-best 82 goals scored and 45 goals allowed. Molly Kehoe of Deloitte is the top scorer with 29 goals, followed by 25 goals from Jaxon Cover and 23 goals from Alex Priestley – both of whom play for KPMG. Jake Booker of the Stars has a group-best 10 assists, followed by Priestley’s eight assists and seven assists from William Dyer of the Stars and Andy Hastings of Burger King.
Islanders, 1-2-5, sit third in the 13 and Under division while the Hawks are second at 5-1-2. The 7-1 Traders pace the group, with the 1-1-6 Eagles in the cellar. Ecay are dominant on both ends of the rink as they have a division-best 75 goals scored and 33 goals allowed.
Kai Allard of Ecay leads the race for the scoring title with 33 goals scored, followed by 26 goals from Ethan Finlason of Hudson and 15 goals from Lex Dobson of the Hawks and Justin Hastings of Ecay. Allard also has 17 assists, followed by 14 assists from Finlason and nine assists from Noah Booker of Ecay.
PwC, 4-1-4, sits second in the 8 and Under division while the 4-5 Blackhawks are third. The Canadiens, 5-1-4, pace the group though the Predators have dominated the statistics with a competition-best 192 goals and 60 goals allowed. Lachlin Lambert of the Canadiens has a league-best 58 goals, followed by 47 goals from Gavin Sunley of PwC and 31 goals from Ethan Ellis of the Blackhawks. Paul Marineau of the Blackhawks has a division-high eight assists, followed by five assists from Thatcher Duty of the Canadiens and four assists from Ryder Cali of the Canadiens, Anthony Catalanotto of PwC and Lambert.