BURTON — Coming off of a 1-2 weekend Jan. 7-9 at Wooster, the Michigan Mountain Cats will have a week to prepare for their next matchup that will take place Friday, Jan. 21 when they host a game with the St. Louis Frontenacs. The Frontenacs come to town with an 11- 14 record in the Great Lakes Junior Hockey League West division, good for fourth place.
St. Louis is led by James Wilderman with 15 goals and 13 assists, good for 28 points overall, and Richard Westcott, who has 14 goals and 10 assists for 24 points. The top netminder for the Frontenacs is Tyler Parks with an 8-6 record and a 3.88 goals against average. The backup is Benjamin Sequens with a 1-4 record and a 5.52 GAA.
The Mountain Cats are now 7-16 in the GLJHL-East, good for fourth place in the league. The top scorers for the Cats are Cameron Dimmitt with 36 goals and 32 assists, good for 68 points, which is tops for the entire league. Zachary Collins has 22 goals and 17 assists, and Bryant Danielson has 20 goals and 19 assists, which is good for a tie at 39 points overall. The Mountain Cats’ netminders are Robert Martin, who is 3-9 with a 5.66 GAA, Anthony Munoz, who is 2-6 with a 4.63 GAA, and Charles Rushlow, who is 2-1 with a 3.91 GAA.
The Mountain Cats will take on St. Louis on Friday, Jan. 21, at 8 p.m., and on Saturday, Jan. 22, the Mountain Cats will travel to Detroit to take on the Michigan Ice Dogs at 8:20 p.m. at Wayne Ice Arena.
The Ice Dogs are 18-8, good for second place in the GLJHL-East and are led by John Deal with 23 goals and 13 assists, good for 36 points, and Jaymes Kastely, who has 17 goals and 17 assists, good for 34 points.
After next week’s games, the Mountain Cats will have the week off until Friday, Jan. 28 when they host Indianapolis.