By Jim den Hollander
The Sauk Prairie Flyers and RWD Cheavers Peewee ‘A’ squads both got their respective seasons started this past Saturday morning at Reedsburg Area Community Arena in Reedsburg.
The Flyers opened with an impressive 10-0 season opening win, but by the end of the day, both teams were at 1-1 on the season as the Cheavers returned to the ice for a 3-0 shutout against Waunakee Peewee C1 Red while the Flyers returned home and faced a tough challenge from Tomah Timberwolves who grabbed an 8-1 win
Flyers 10 @ Cheavers 0
The visiting Flyers opened the scoring 26-seconds into the opener but Jordan Kowaski stood tough in the Cheavers’ goal, turning aside 12 of 14 shots faced in the opening period. The Flyers found the openings for five more in the middle period, then finished the game with three down the stretch.
For the Flyers, Graysen Dunn and Taylen Graf shared the shutout, combining to make 13 saves.
Carl Weiss scored three and set up another to pace the Flyers’ offense, Quinn Payne and Douglas Jolicoeur adding two each with singles for Ben Hanko, Michael Jolicoeur (who added an assist) and Rylan Burch. Greydon Schomber picked up two assists in the contest with other help from Austin Smith.
RWD 3 @ Waunakee 0
This time it was the Cheavers on the board quick as Tyler Krieski scored the first goal of the season for his team 40 seconds in.
That stood up until Aiden Knull doubled the margin, converting a feed from Landen Uminski late in the second period. Hailey Dietl added some insurance with her third period goal on a set-up from Knull.
Olivia Renneberg notched the shutout in goal for the Cheavers, turning aside all 18 shot s she faced, helping her team collect the win despite being outshot 20-18.
Tomah Timberwolves 8 @ Sauk Prairie Flyers 1
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