Paced by forward Ethan Aarts’ three goals, the ANAF ‘BB’ Bantams skated to a 6-1 Shamrock League victory over the visiting Ilderton Jets on Wednesday, Dec. 20.
Brandon Boyd’s squad built period leads of 2-1 and 3-1.
Aarts completed his hat trick by scoring the last two goals of the game. The speedy winger’s third goal came with two minutes to play on a powerplay. He also earned an assist for a four-point night.
Captain Nathan Reay added a goal and two assists, while the other singles went to Gage Barclay-Rowe and Ethan Froggett. Jacob Boyd contributed three assists, and Nolan Shackleton posted the net win.
Jets took four of the six minor penalties.
On Dec. 23, the ANAF Bantams extended their SHL win streak to three games with a 9-0 win over the Lakers in Wallaceburg.
No scoring details were available from that game.
St. Marys finished with a record of 13-6-1, good for 27 points and third place in the league’s Group 1 standings.