Dickinson dominates Williston
WILLISTON -- An early two-goal lead wasn't good enough for the Dickinson High boys hockey team in its regular-season finale. They wanted more. Led by Matt Pavek and Michael McChesney's four combined goals and five assists, the Midgets opened the ...
WILLISTON - An early two-goal lead wasn’t good enough for the Dickinson High boys hockey team in its regular-season finale.
They wanted more.
Led by Matt Pavek and Michael McChesney’s four combined goals and five assists, the Midgets opened the floodgates and defeated Williston 7-1 in West Region game on Saturday.
Pavek struck first just 68 seconds into the first period and finished with two goals and three assists.
McChesney had goals in the first and third periods, and was credited with assists on both of Pavek’s goals. Other Dickinson goal scorers were Grayden Stone, Jerzy Martin and Gannon Karsky.
Midgets goalie Gabe Vaagen stopped 15 shots while Williston goalie Camden Haugenoe made 54 saves.
With the regular season over, the Midgets look toward to the West Region tournament.
Dickinson will be the No. 7 seed and play No. 2 seed Bismarck Century in the opening round Thursday in Bismarck.
Dickinson 2 2 3 – 7
Williston 0 1 0 – 1
FIRST PERIOD: 1, D, Matt Pavek (Grayden Stone, Mike McChesney) 15:52. 2, D, McChesney (Pavek, Anthony Kostelecky), :42.
SECOND PERIOD: 3, D, Stone (Pavek), 15:37. 4, W, Thomas Sogard (unassisted), 15:06. 5, D, Jerzy Martin (Collin Bren, Kass Dvorak),14:28.
THIRD PERIOD: 6, D, McChesney (Pavek), 15:36. 7, D, Pavek (McChensey), 11:59. 8, D, Gannon Karsky (unassisted), 1:31.
SAVES: D, Gabe Vaagen 4-7-4-15. W, Camden Haugenoe 15-21-18-54.