Midgets win two on the road

Midget Rep Jets opened their season with two wins.

The Gametime Sports Midget Rep Jets opened their season with two road wins. On Sept 29 they traveled to Westside and came away with a 5-2 victory. The Jets opened the scoring on a goal by Jordy Johnson assisted by Jacob Lusted and Chad Lemke. Westside evened it up late in the first. The Jets restored their lead early in the second when Linden Gove scored on the power play, assisted by Johnson. Then Lusted scored, assisted by Johnson to make it 3-1. Westside scored again but Lusted scored again with less than a minute left in the second to take a 4-2 lead into the third. Lusted completed his hat trick part way through the third assisted by Johnson to seal the victory.

On Sept 30 the Jets traveled to Merritt. They jumped out to an early lead on two goals by Brandon Gerlach, assisted by Dakota Deane, Liam Mcluskey, Chad Lemke and Joel Tremblay. In the second Mcluskey found the back of the net to make it 3-0, assisted by Deane. Then the Jets got into trouble and let Merritt back into the game early in the third, giving up two quick goals. Mcluskey restored a two goal lead assisted by Deane, but then Merritt scored twice more to tie it at 4. Then with under 15 seconds left Johnson stole the puck and scored to earn the victory by a score of 5-4.