WATERLOO — Chase Pabst posted his second shutout of the week as Waterloo edged Cedar Rapids 2-0 in a Midwest High School Hockey League game Friday at Young Arena.
Pabst stopped 20 shots for the league-leading Warriors, who improved to 16-0-0-1 on the season. The shutout was his seventh of the season and he improved his goals-against average to 0.82 and his save percentage to .962.
After a scoreless first quarter, Ben Sinnott provided both Waterloo goals less than two minutes apart in the middle period. Ethan Fox and Kole Latusick assisted on the first tally 8 minutes, 41 seconds into the period, then Carter Herbst helped set up the second at the 10:27 mark.
Cedar Rapids, fourth in the MHSHL standings, fell to 10-5-0-0.
Waterloo returns to action after a break for Christmas with a two-game road trip to Fremont, Neb., Dec. 29-30.
Waterloo 2, Ced. Rapids 0
SCORE BY PERIODS
Cedar Rapids 0 0 0 — 0
Waterloo 0 2 0 — 2
FIRST PERIOD — No scoring. Penalties — none.
SECOND PERIOD — 1. Waterloo, Sinnott (Fox, Latusuck), 8:41. 2. Waterloo, Sinnott (Herbst), 10:27. Penalties — none.
THIRD PERIOD — No scoring. Penalty — Cole Accola-CR (tripping) 14:34.
SHOTS ON GOAL
Cedar Rapids 20
Goaltenders — Cedar Rapids, Snee (29 SOG, 27 saves). Waterloo, Pabst (20 SOG, 20 saves).
Officials — Larson, Moon, Slee.
WATERLOO JV 1, CED. RAPIDS JV 0
Highlights — J.P. Smith scored the game’s only goal in the opening period with an assist from J.T. Metcalf. Elijah Marchese got the shutout in goal with 13 saves.