Kenai alumni get best of Soldotna/Skyview

Adrian Borchgrevink had four goals and two assists to lead the Kenai alumni to an 11-9 victory over the Soldotna/Skyview alumni on Saturday in the Alumni Hockey Game at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex.

The side from Soldotna had won two straight, but now the Kardinals have won five of the last seven contests.

Borchgrevink scored twice in the first period, and Trevor Baldwin also scored for Kenai, as the Kards took a 3-1 lead. Sean Endsley had the goal for Soldotna.

The second period saw Kenai outscore Soldotna 5-4 to take an 8-5 lead.

Borchgrevink had two more in the second, while Phillip Ischi, Baldwin and Kegan Kiel also had tallies.

For Soldotna, Johnny Mills, Hunter Sirois, Josh Kerkvliet and Matt Vasilie scored.

In the third period, Kenai stretched the lead to 10-5 on goals by Kevin Oberg and John McGlasson.

But Soldotna stormed back as Mills scored twice to complete his hat trick, and Tony Gabriel scored, for a 10-8 game.

Baldwin stopped the momentum by completing his hat trick, while Vasilie had the final goal of the night.

Nick Wirz had 39 saves for Kenai, while

Shane Cotman stopped 29 for Soldotna.

Saturday

Kardinals 11, Stars/Panthers 9

Kenai 3 5 3 —11

Sol/Sky 1 4 4 —9

First period — 1. Kenai, A. Borchgrevink (un.), 3:45; 2. Soldotna, Endsley (Kerkvliet), 4:45; 3. Kenai, Baldwin (Ischi, A. Borchgrevink), 9:28; 4. Kenai, A. Borchgrevink (Ischi, Baldwin), 18:54. Penalties — Kenai 1 for 2:00.

Second period — 5. Soldotna, Mills (Anderson, Sirois), 1:23; 6. Kenai, A. Borchgrevink (un.), 3:57; 7. Soldotna, Sirois (Anderson, Mills), 4:02; 8. Kenai, Ischi (un.), 7:31; 9. Kenai, Baldwin (A. Borchgrevink, Behrens), 8:35; 10. Soldotna, Kerkvliet (Green, Endsley), 9:38; 11. Soldotna, Vasilie (Zurfluh), 10:26; 12. Kenai, A. Borchgrevink (Baldwin), 13:06; 13. Kenai, Kiel (un.), 19:12. Penalties — Kenai 1 for 2:00.

Third period — 14. Kenai, Oberg (Mese, Gabriel Jr.), 5:59; 15. Kenai, McGlasson (Gabriel Jr., Baldwin), 10:13; 16. Soldotna, Mills (Sirois), 17. Soldotna, Mills (Green), 15:49; 18. Soldotna, Gabriel (Sirois, Fisher), 16:28; 19. Kenai, Baldwin (McGlasson, Ischi), 16:51; 20. Soldotna, Vasilie (Fisher, Anderson), 18:10. Penalties — Kenai 1 for 2:00; Soldotna 1 for 2:00.

Shots on goal — Kenai 12-11-17—40; Soldotna 17-14-17—48.

Goalies — Kenai, Wirz (48 shots, 39 saves); Soldotna, Cotman (40 shots, 29 saves).

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