FAIRBANKS — Caleb Sanborn scored six times, Antonio Szumigala had a hat trick and Dominic Coiley scored the game-winner for the Monroe Catholic Rams in a 10-9 victory over the Tok/Glennallen Panthers in a Division II Greatland Conference high school hockey game Friday night at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Patty Ice Arena.

Coiley, with an assist from Lane Lannet, scored from the top of the slot with 1 minute, 16 seconds left in the game.

“He took a basic wrist shot and fortunately, it got past their goalie,’’ Rams head coach Carlos Rojas said by phone.

Xavier Stinger-Siania had 13 saves for Monroe, 1-1 Greatland and overall. Cassidy Matthews stopped 17 shots for Tok/Glennallen.

Sanborn scored Monroe’s first goal with an assist from Aiden Krause with 8:14 left in the first period.

Szumigala followed for Monroe with a natural hat trick — three goals in a row by the same player.

Szumigala scored unassisted with 5:00 left in the first period and 9:13 left in the second period. His third goal came with 12 seconds left in the second period off an assist from Krause.

Sanborn rattled off five goals in a row in the third period — respectively, at the 10:02, 9:15, 5:40, 5:12 and 1:44 marks.

The first goal of the string was unassisted and the other goals were, respectively, assisted by Casey Elterman, Sophie Fowler, Szumigala and Lannet.

Richard Charlie provided a goal and four assists and Dawson Young had two goals and two assists for the Panthers. 

William Matthews had two goals and an assist for Tok/Glennallen, which got a goal and an assist each from Samuel Foil and Christian Albert. Dayton Landroche  scored twice, including an unassisted goal which put the Panthers ahead 9-8 with 3:36 left in the third period.

Christopher Spring also had an assist for Tok/Glennallen, which plays Monroe at 10:30 a.m. today at the Big Dipper Ice Arena.  

Dimond downs The Pack

The Pack suffered its second loss to Dimond in as many nights, as the Lynx, from Anchorage, cruised to a 10-0 win Friday night at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Patty Ice Arena.

Goaltender Alexys Summar made 42 saves for The Pack, who were coming off a 7-1 loss to Dimond in Thursday night’s nonconference series opener at the Big Dipper Ice Arena.

Matthew Driskall turned away six shots from the 2-2 Pack on Friday.

Garrett Miknich recorded a hat trick, Landon Reed contributed three assists and Jack Dolan had two assists for the Lynx in the finale of the Division I series. Dimond is a member of the Cook Inlet Conference and the Pack, comprised of players from Lathrop and West Valley, is a member of the Railbelt Conference.

Dimond got a goal and an assist each on Friday from Justin Maxwell, Jakub Hall, Dawson Thompson, Teague Porter and Max Hickel.

Drake Reid and Dylan Hoey also scored. Dimond got single assists from Kyle Aldridge, Tyler Graeber, Henry Minich, Tyler Christiansen and Driskell.

Lynx JV blank Patriots

The Dimond Lynx junior varsity blanked the North Pole Patriots varsity 7-0 at the Polar Ice Center in North Pole.

Tristan Bernsten scored a hat trick one night after producing four goals in a 7-4 win over the Hutchison Hawks varsity at the Big Dipper Ice Arena.

Dimond’s other goals on Friday came from Tanner Laudon, Kort Sjostrom, Beau Babcock and Klarke Doscher.

Doscher, Jack McDade and Taylor Baker had assists for the Lynx, who outshot the Patriots 42-10.

Dimond and North Pole’s varsity squads meet at 11 a.m. today in a nonconference game at the Polar. North Pole is a member of the Greatland Conference.  

Wrestling tune-up

The Lathrop Malemutes girls wrestlers collected two wins and a tie Thursday during the Lancer Smith Duals at Palmer High School.

The matches were tune-ups for the Lance Smith Memorial Tournament, which started Friday and ends today at the Curtis D. Menard Memorial Sports Center in Wasilla. Boys also are competing in the tournament.

Lathrop’s girls won 24-15 over the Redington Huskies, of Wasilla, on Thursday.

Lathrop’s wins were from pins by Autumn Poland (112 pounds), Kierstyn Bockert (119), Danielle Johnson (135) and Desarae Matheny (189).

The Malemutes won 12-9 over the Kotzebue Huskies, as Johnson and Autumn Williams scored with pins.

Lathrop wrestled only twice when it tied 6-6 against the Colony Knights, of Palmer. Poland and Colony’s Zoe Covington each won with pins.


Hutchison’s Ally Benson was misidentified in an online article Friday which mentioned Wednesday’s Hutchison-Monroe Catholic game.

Benson had an assist for Hutchison in its 6-3 loss in the game at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Patty Ice Arena.

Contact News-Miner sports editor Danny Martin at 459-7586. Follow him on Twitter:@newsminersports.