SHSHL Ice Hockey Wrap (Wk of 12-15-21)

Check out the recaps for last week’s SHSHL ice hockey action. CR South/CB West photo courtesy of Keith Clemens Photography. Check out the gallery of all the action:



Friday, Dec. 17


The Panthers notched their second win in as many games last week on Friday, edging the Flying Cardinals in the evenly matched contest. Anthony Pagliei’s three-point game – one goal and two assists - led the Panthers.

Kevin Richwine turned a Pagliei pass into a goal midway through the opening period, but two minutes later UD’s Jack Bocul found the net to even the score. Pagliei’s power play goal with a Branden McNally assist gave the Panthers a 2-1 lead after one period.

Bocul scored the equalizer 13:33 into the second period, using an assist from Gus Plat. Less than a minute later, Corbin Cassel connected on the go-ahead goal with an assist from Cole Slemmer, sending the Panthers into the final period with a 3-2 advantage.

Six minutes into the final period, William Shaw (Pagliei assist) found the net with an insurance goal for a 4-2 lead that stood until the final whistle.

The Panthers’ defense fought off five UD power play opportunities and capitalized on 1-of-4 of their own. With the win, the Panthers upped their record to 3-5 heading into the holiday break.

Goalie Matthew Krem was credited with 41 saves in the win for the Panthers. UD’s Emmett Kepniss made 43 stops in goal.

Quakertown                2-1-1   4

Upper Dublin              1-1-0   2

Shots: Q-47, UD 43. Saves: Matthew Krem (Q) 41, Emmett Kepniss (UD) 43.

First period: 1. Kevin Richwine Q (Anthoy Pagliei) 8:32; 2. Jack Bocul UD, 10:49; 3. Anthony Pagliei Q (Branden McNally) 13:00.

Second period: 4. Jack Bocul UD (Augustus ‘Gus’ Plat) 13:33; 5. Corbin Cassel Q (Cole Slemmer) 13:40.

Third period: 6. William Shaw (Anthony Pagliei) 6:01.


Thursday, Dec. 16


The Redskins eked out a win in a classic SHSHL battle at Grundy on Thursday night. The Indians scored a first-period goal and held that 1-0 lead until late in the third when the Redskins scored the tying and winning goals in a span of less than a minute.

Keeping the Indians in the game was goalie Liam Kelly, who turned away 45 of 47 shots he faced, negating the Redskins’ 47-24 advantage in shots.

Sean Ryon turned a Jacob Chow pass into a goal 10:45 in the first period. That goal stood until 9:14 into the third period when Daniel McColgan connected on a power play goal that knotted the score, using a Nolan Geria assist. Ryan DeMatteo scored the game winner 19 seconds later, using assists from McColgan and Geria.

Neshaminy goalie Brian Nelson was strong between the pipes as well, turning away 23 of 24 shots he faced.

Souderton       1-0-0   1

Neshaminy      0-0-2   2

Shots: S-24, N-47. Saves:  Liam Kelly (S) 45, Brian Nelson (N) 23.

First period: 1. Sean Ryon S (Jacob Chow) 10:45.

Second period: No Score

Third period: 2. Daniel McColgan N (Nolan Geria) 9:14; 3. Ryan DeMatteo N (Daniel McColgan/Nolan Geria) 9:33.



Julian Sarne scored a pair of goals, and Carson Lopez posted a shutout in goal, turning away all 16 shots he faced to lead the Golden Hawks to the win.

Julian Wagenmann scored with assists from Matthew Constantini and Nolan O’Brien just over six minutes into the opening period. The goal would turn out to be the game-winner.

For good measure, Sarne added a pair of goals late in the second period – the first with assists from Evan Mostoller and Blaize Pepe and the second with assists from Sam Cherkassky and Pepe.

Kyle Fasolak’s 45-save effort in goal kept the Bucks in the game.

Council Rock South     1-2-0   3

Central Bucks West     0-0-0   0

Shots: CRS-48, CBW-16. Saves: Carson Lopez (CRS) 16, Kyle Fasolak (CBW) 45.

First period: 1. Julian Wagenmann CRS (Matthew Constantini/Nolan O’Brien) 6:18.

Second period: 2. Julian Sarne CRS (Evan Mostoller/Blaize Pepe) 11:06; 3. Julian Sarne CRS (Sam Cherkassky/Blaize Pepe) 14:48.

Third period: No Score.



AJ Pounds scored four goals and assisted on another to lead the Trojans to the decisive win in Thursday’s game against their neighboring rival. The Trojans raced out of the gate to a 5-0 lead after one period and never looked back.

Danny Hussa jumpstarted the Trojans’ offense with a goal 57 seconds into the game, using a Pounds assist. Five minutes later, Pounds scored with a Ty Schiff assist, and then it was Nicholas Hussa’s turn. His unassisted goal spotted the Trojans an early 3-0 lead. Goals by Pounds (Jaxson Shandler assist) and Danny Hussa (Nicholas Hussa assist) closed out the period.

The Trojans upped their lead to 7-0 after back-to-back goals by Schiff – the first with a Konrad Foulk assist and the second with an assist from Matthew Winkowski. The Cardinals got on the scoreboard five minutes into the period when Kevin McGinly found the net, using assists from Dylan Rotkin and Jayne Gamburg. A goal by Zachary Keenan (Gamburg assist) made it a five-goal game, but Pounds responded with a goal for the Trojans, who took an 8-2 lead into the final period.

Schandler connected on back-to-back goals to open the third period – the first unassisted and the second with an assist from Landon MacArthur. Pounds scored with assists from Aidan Brooks and MacArthur to put the Trojans on top 11-2 before Aidan McCarthy scored for UD with a Rotkin assist). Will Hussa’s unassisted goal closed out the scoring.

Michael Bonanni earned the win in goal, turning away 29 of 32 shots.

Wissahickon                5-3-4   12

Upper Dublin              0-2-1   3

Shots: W-48, UD-32. Saves: Michael Bonanni (W) 29.

First period: 1. Danny Hussa W (AJ Pounds) 0:57; 2. AJ Pounds W (Ty Schiff) 5:52; 3. Nicholas Hussa W, 5:52; 4. AJ Pounds W (Jaxson Shandler) 9:15; 5. Danny Hussa W (Nicholas Hussa) 10:59.

Second period: 6. Ty Schiff W (Konrad Foulk) 0:29; 7. Ty Schiff W (Matthew Winkowski) 2:51; 8. Kevin McGinly UD (Dylan Rotkin/Jayne Gamburg) 5:03; 9. Zachary Keenan UD (Jayne Gamburg) 12:42; 10. AJ Pounds W (Will Hussa) 15:39.

Third period: 11. Jaxson Shandler W, 2:52; 12. Jaxson Shandler W (Landon MacArthur) 7:41; 13. AJ Pounds W (Aiden Brooks/Landon MacArthur) 9:32; 14. Aidan McCarthy UD (Dylan Rotkin) 11:32; 15. Will Hussa W, 12:58.



Luke Weikel and Aidan Keogh combined for three goals and six assists, leading the Colonials to the decisive win. Weikel had one goal and four assists in a five-point game, and Keogh had two goals and two assists in a four-point night.

The Colonials and Hatters took turns scoring in the first period. Weikel scored 6:42 into the game, using assists from Keogh and Conlan Carpenter. Dominick Pedone (Tarek Elsabbagh assist) responded with a goal for the Hatters. Danny Smith scored with a Weikel assist 12:16 into the period, and the Colonials had a lead they would not lose (2-1).

In the second period, PW reeled off three unanswered goals – a pair by Keogh around a goal by Timothy Murphy (Weikel and Smith assists). Murphy and Weikel had assists on Keogh’s goals, the second of which sent the Colonials into the final period with a 5-1 lead.

In the third period, Thomas Neeld scored an unassisted goal for the Hatters. The Colonials closed it out with back-to-back goals by Matthew Flynn – the first with assists from Weikel and Keogh and the second with a Dylan Novitski assist – and a single goal by Murphy.

Kolton Galie was credited with 13 saves in a winning effort in goal. Mason Rash had 46 saves in a contest that saw the Colonials hold a 54-15 advantage in shots.

Hatboro-Horsham                  1-0-1   2

Plymouth Whitemarsh           2-3-3   8

Shots: HH-15, PW-54. Saves: Mason Rash (HH) 46, Kolton Galie PW 13.

First period: 1. Luke Weikel PW (Aidan Keogh/Conlan Carpenter) 6:42; 2. Dominick Pedone HH (Tarek Elsbbagh) 8:00; 3. Danny Smith PW (Luke Weikel) 12:16.

Second period: 4. Aidan Keogh PW (Timothy Murphy) 10:05; 5. Timothy Murphy PW (Luke Weikel/Danny Smith) 14:53; 6. Aidan Keogh PW (Luke Weikel) 15:04.

Third period: 7. Thomas Neeld HH, 9:39; 8. Matthew Flynn PW (Luke Weikel/Aidan Keogh) 10:19; 9. Matthew Flynn PW (Dylan Novitski) 11:33; 10. Timothy Murphy PW, 11:42.


Wednesday, Dec. 15


(Ben Reese recaps all the action at the following link:



Anthony Pagliei had a hand in five goals, scoring once and assisting on four others, to lead the Panthers to the important win. The Panthers erupted for four first-period goals and took a 4-3 lead into the final period when they added four more goals.

Wissahickon’s Ty Schiff opened the scoring with an unassisted goal just over five minutes into the contest. Less than a minute later, Braden Bishop answered with a goal for the Panthers, using assists from Pagliei and Aidan Castillo. AJ Pounds scored to put the Trojans on top 2-1 10 minutes into the contest, using a John Kufner assist, but once again, the Panthers had an answer.

This time it was Castillo scoring a power play goal with an assist from Pagliei. Griffin Lynch answered for the Trojans just moments later, using assists from Pounds and Jaxson Shandler for a goal that put the Trojans on top 3-2. The Panthers closed out the period with back-to-back goals from Cole Slemmer (Jack Diliberto assist) and Bishop (Pagliei assist) to go on top 4-3.

Neither team scored in the second period, and the Trojans added to their lead with four straight goals in the third period. Four minutes into the period, Melanie Pezzano ignited the Panthers with a goal that was assisted by Pagliei, and then it was Castillo scoring with a William Wilson assist. Corbin Cassel’s goal with a Branden McNally assist was followed by a Pagliei score (Kevin Richwine assist). In the game’s final minute, Aiden Brooks scored an unassisted goal for the Trojans

Matthew Krem turned away 39 of 43 shots he faced in goal to earn the win. Wissahickon’s Michael Bonanni was credited with 34 saves.

Quakertown                4-0-4   8

Wissahickon                3-0-1   4

Shots: Q-42, W-43. Saves: Matthew Krem (Q) 39, Michael Bonanni (W) 34.

First period: 1. Ty Schiff W, 5:15; 2. Braden Bishop Q (Anthony Pagliei/Aidan Castillo) 5:53; 3. AJ Pounds W (John Kufner) 10:00; 4. Aidan Castillo Q (Anthony Pagliei) 12:33; 5. Griffin Lynch W (AJ Pounds/Jaxson Shandler) 12:41; 6. Cole Slemmer Q (Jack Diliberto) 14:09; 7. Braden Bishop Q (Anthony Pagliei) 16:42.

Second period: No Score

Third period: 8. Melanie Pezzano (Anthony Pagliei) 4:01; 9. Aidan Castillo Q (William Wilson) 5:16; 10. Corbin Cassel (Branden McNally) 10:18; 11. Anthony Pagliei (Kevin Richwine) 12:20; 12. Aiden Brooks W, 16:09.



Nick Ebbinghaus turned in a glittering 71-save performance, but it wasn’t enough for the Knights to derail the high-flying Rams, who notched their seventh win without a loss. The Rams jumped out to a 3-0 lead after one period, and the Knights would get no closer than two the rest of the way.

Back-to-back goals by Andrew David – both with Jack Lowery assists – spotted the Rams a 2-0 lead, and when Andrew Savona scored an unassisted goal, the Rams had a three-goal advantage.

North Penn’s Tony Tuozzo (Chris Seward and Nolan O’Toole assists) scored 11:21 into the second period, but Kevin Pico (Savona assist) answered for the Rams, who took a 4-1 lead into the final period.

Another Pico goal (Colin Dachowski assist) was followed by a goal from North Penn’s Alex Cravener (Derek DeLong assist). Pennridge’s Aeryk Lehrhaupt (Dachowski and Cooper White assists) and North Penn’s Jack Bates exchanged goals to close out the scoring.

Jacob Gilbert notched the win in goal for the Rams, turning away 30 shots.

North Penn     0-1-2   3

Pennridge       3-1-2   6

Shots: NP-33, P-77. Saves: Nick Ebbinghaus (NP) 71, Jacob Gilbert (P) 30.

First period: 1. Andrew David P (Jack Lowery) 8:44; 2. Andrew David P (Jack Lowery) 14:27; 3. Andrew Savona P, 16:16.

Second period: 4. Tony Tuozzo NP (Chris Seward/Nolan O’Toole) 11:21; 5. Kevin Pico P (Andrew Savona) 13:43.

Third period: 6. Kevin Pico P (Colin Dachowski) 1:54; 7. Alex Cravener NP (Derek Delong) 9:14; 8. Aeryk Lehrhaupt P (Colin Dachowski/Cooper White) 14:54; 9. Jack Bates NP, 16:35.



The Indians brought a halt to a three-game skid with a hard fought win over the Owls. Jackson Accardi broke a 2-2 tie with a goal in the final minute of the second period, and the Indians added to their lead in the final period. Accardi and Karson Grainey led the Indians with two goals and one assist each.

Accardi (Grainey assist) and Grainey (Drew Borden assist) each scored a goal in the opening 5:13 of the game. That 2-0 lead held until Bensalem’s Alex Bazylevich scored back-to-back goals during a two-minute span late in the second period. Accardi’s unassisted goal sent the Indians into the third period with a 3-2 lead.

Wilton Pasch (Zach Weissman assist) and Grainey scored consecutive goals to put the Indians on top 5-2 eight minutes into the period. Brandon Stahl scored with a Bazylevich assist to make it a 5-3 game, but Zach Weissman (Accardi and Nicholas Hahn assists) got that goal back for the Indians, who held on for the important win heading into the holiday break.

Zachary Borden was credited with 22 saves in a winning effort in goal for the Indians.

Council Rock North     2-1-3   6

Bensalem                    0-2-1   3

Shots: CRN-33, B-25. Saves: Zachary Borden (CRN) 22, Ricky Gonzalez (B) 27.

First period: 1. Jackson Accardi CRN (Karson Grainey) 0:59; 2. Karson Grainey CRN (Drew Borden) 5:13.

Second period: 3. Alex Bazylevich B, 9:14; 4. Alex Bazylevich B (Alex Hood) 11:19; 5. Jackson Accardi CRN, 15:09.

Third period: 6. Wilton Pasch CRN (Zach Weissman) 6:06; 7. Karson Grainey CRN, 7:50; 8. Brandon Stahl B (Alex Bazylevich) 8:27; 9. Zach Weissman CRN (Jackson Accardi/Nicholas Hahn) 12:00.