Youth Hockey


Branden Decker scored the game-winning goal from Nick Brooker in the third period as the Jamestown Lakers edged the Buffalo Stars, 4-3, in the Western New York Hockey League.

Decker also began the scoring for the Lakers from Joey Gerace followed by Zane Porterfield from Gerace later in the first period.

Griffin Noon tied it up at 3-3 in the second period from Graham Josephson for the Lakers.

Ben Richard handled the goaltending for the Lakers.


The Jamestown Lakers recorded a 1-1 record on Sunday in the Western New York League.

Jackson Yost was flawless in goal as the Lakers blanked the Batavia Ramparts, 3-0.

Zechariah Padd scored the first goal from Michael Gerace, Evan Christensen made it 2-0 from Trenton Shutters and Lucian Talbett ended the scoring from Padd.

Then, the Lakers lost a hard-fought game to the Southtown Stars, 6-5.

Brendan Hirliman and Declan Brown recorded a pair of goals and Shutters added one for the Lakers. Brown and Padd had two assists while Talbett, Christensen, Hirliman and Ryan Mead contributed one each in support of goalie Yost.