Friday, April 5, 2019

Plano, Texas – The Wally Lacroix-coached AA Vegas Jr Golden Knights 16u won their second straight game – this one 3-2 over the AA Atlanta Jr Kings at the USA Hockey Nationals on Friday.

Zackary Ortolano was awesome in the net for Las Vegas.

Trent Carter scored the game-winning goal. 

“Tony Mazza scored earlier – getting  a great pass from Heath Mensch,” said Lacroix. “We really stepped it up in the third period. We were down earlier by 1-0.

“Ortolano had a great game in the net the first two periods to keep us in it.”

Jacob Underhill scored the first goal for the Vegas Jr Golden Knights 16u

“We were truly impressed with our compete level in the third period. Everyone competed hard and contributed and had a hand in this victory – great win for our young men,” Lacroix said.