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In an afternoon matinee at the John Rhodes Centre, the Korah Colts took to the ice to face the Superior Heights Steelhawks in Sault Ste Marie High School Hockey League action on Wednesday, December 6th. The Steelhawks were coming off a overtime 4 – 3 loss on December 3rd.
4:32 into the opening period, Deago Campagna found the back of Steelhawk goaltender Jacob Nelson’s net to give the Colts a 1 – 0 lead with Dae Wood and Preson Miller adding the helpers on Campagna’s goal. Hunter Thorkilson sinks Korah’s second goal of the contest at 4:31 of the first with Colton Greene drawing the lone assist on Thorkilson’s goal. With an unassisted goal, Michael Weise scores the Steelhawks lone goal of the game behind Korah netminder Payton Melchoirre to pull Superior Heights within one at 3:07 of the first. With the Colts on a powerplay, Brady Bayles fires the Colts third of the game at 11:05 of the second with Campagna registering the contributor on Bayles powerplay marker. Scoring their second powerplay goal of the contest 11 seconds past the midway mark of the second was Dae Wood from Koen Manchulenko to increase the Colts lead to 4 – 1 at the 9:49 mark.
Mason Battocchio brings Korah’s lead to 5 – 1 at 3:10 of the second with Bodie Belair notching the helper on Battocchio’s goal. At 13:33 of the third, Kaylob Thibodeau sets up Bodie Belair for the Colts sixth of the game to give Korah a 6 – 1 lead. 17 seconds after Korah scored their sixth of the game, Battocchio found the back of the Steelhawks net for the seventh time of the game to give the Colts a 7 – 1 lead. Belair and Thibodeau drew the helpers on Battocchio’s second of the game. With 3:28 remaining in the midweek matchup, Tyler Lang gives the Colts a 8 – 1 win with Thorkilson and Thibodeau adding the assists.
Next up for the Steelhawks will be on December 10th when they face the St Mary’s Knights at the John Rhodes Centre in a 6:30 p.m puck drop while the Colts next opponents will be the Knights on December 20th at the John Rhodes Centre in a 3;30 p.m afternoon matinee.