Rangers trounce Skyview

Estacada hockey team crushes Skyview 11-1
by: Clinton Vining, Estacada’s Carter Achilles (Gresham High School) shoots against the Skyview High School goalie in Sunday night’s 11-1 victory at Valley Ice Arena in Beaverton. Achilles scored the Rangers’ second goal in the second period.

Scoring the puck was not a problem for the Estacada High School Rangers Sunday night against Skyview.

The EHS hockey team outshot Skyview 35-9 and outscored them 11-1. The Rangers were led by Matt Demski (Gresham High School), who scored four goals and had three assists.

Two of Demski's goals came in the first period. The Rangers had already built a 5-0 lead by the end of the first period.

Estacada scored two more goals in the second period, before several Estacada skaters found themselves in the penalty box and Skyview put one in the back of the net with 4:45 left in the period.

The Rangers had a 7-1 lead going into the third period and didn't let up.

Jackson Kennet (Clackamas High School) showed up at the game just in time for the third period. He scored 2:20 later. Then Demski scored another pair of goals. Vonnie Duffy (Southridge High School) scored the Rangers' final goal with 3:25 remaining.

Greg Evans (Rex Putnam High School) scored two goals for the Rangers and had a pair of assists. Also scoring for the Rangers Sunday night were Charlie Romig (Benson High School), Kit Johnson (EHS) and Carter Achilles (Gresham).

Estacada's goalie, Brydon Vaylon (Gresham) allowed just one puck to pass him. He had eight saves.

The win at Valley Ice Arena in Beaverton gives the Rangers a 4-1-1 record. Estacada lost its first game of the season to East Vancouver 7-6 and tied West Linn 3-3.