Liberty scores 8 in two Dresden wins, Lakers lose, Pataki scores for Knights


Liberty scores 8 as Dresden wins twice

The Dresden Kings pulled off two big wins over the weekend, in large part thanks to Dillon Liberty.

The successful pair of games started off on Friday night at the Dresden Arena, with a 5-4 OT win over Essex.

Liberty scored the game winner at the 4:29 mark of overtime, with helpers going to Kevin Ritzer and Macks Holmes.

The goal completed the hat-trick for Liberty, who also picked up 2 assists during the game for a 5-point night.

Ritzer finished with 4 assists, while Holmes also scored for Dresden and finished with 2 assists.

Steven Funk also netted a goal for the Kings.

Joel Sowinski made 36 saves in the win.

Dresden carried the momentum into Mooretown the following night on Saturday, and doubled up the Flags 6-3.

Liberty continued his torrid pace, scoring 5 goals for the Kings.

Kadin Ritchie also scored, while Sowinski made 26 saves for his second straight win.

Liberty’s amazing scoring display has catapulted him to the top of the league’s scoring list.

He has 22 goals in 18 games this season, first in the league, and is second in points with 43, only one point behind Derek Todosichuk of the Dorchester Dolphins.

Dresden holds an 8-9-1 record on the season, good for 5th in the Stobbs Division.

Dresden will head to Essex on Tuesday, they will host Petrolia on Friday and will travel to Amherstburg on Sunday in a busy week for the Junior ‘C’ club.

Lakers lose at home

The Wallaceburg Lakers fell to the Wheatley Sharks 7-4, in a rare Sunday night game in Wallaceburg.

Trevor Waller scored a pair in the losing effort.

Nolan Farr and Cory Lucier also found the back of the net.

Wallaceburg now owns a 1-14-1 record, last in the Stobbs Division.

They will host Mooretown on Wednesday, in their only game this week.

Brady Pataki
Brady Pataki

Pataki scores for Knights

Wallaceburg’s Brady Pataki is starting to make his mark on the score sheet for the London Knights.

Pataki scored a shorthanded goal for the Knights on Thursday, Nov. 3 in a 7-0 Knights win over the North Bay Battalion. Pataki’s goal was shorthanded and came at the 8:06 mark of the third period.

Pataki also picked up an assist in a 6-4 Knights win over Pataki’s former club the Sudbury Wolves on Friday night.

Pataki was held scoreless on Sunday, as London fell to Hamilton 7-5.

In 16 games this season between Sudbury and London, Pataki has 1 goal and 3 assists and has a 2 +/-.

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