AMES – Kole Latusick had a hat trick and Caleb Raisty turned away 31 shots as the Waterloo Warriors opened the Midwest High School Hockey League tournament with a 5-0 win over the Des Moines Oak Leafs Friday night.
After a scoreless first period, Latusick scored twice in the second period as part of a three-goal Warrior outburst, and completed the hat trick midway through the third period.
Latusick scored just 1 minute and 22 seconds into the second period on an assist from Ben Sinnott, and then scored four minutes later unassisted. JP Smith made it 3-0 just 45 seconds after Latusick’s second goal.
Latusick scored short-handed to complete the hat trick before Landen Schoonover capped off the Warriors scoring.
Warriors 5, Oak Leafs 0
SCORE BY PERIOD
Waterloo 0 3 2 — 5
Oak Leafs 0 0 0 — 0
FIRST PERIOD – No scoring. Penalties – Ben Sinnott, Wat (roughing), 2:35, Tyler May, DMO (cross checking), 2:35, Sinnott, Wat (slashing), 9:32.
SECOND PERIOD – 1. Waterloo, Kole Latusick (Sinnott), 1:22. 2. Waterloo, Latusick (unassisted), 5:50, 3. Waterloo, JP Smith (John Harrison, Colton Burch), 6:35. Penalties – Anthony Meeink, DMO (hooking), 2:12.
THIRD PERIOD – 4. Waterloo, Kole Latusick (Sinnott), 9:41, sh, 5. Waterloo, Landen Schoonover (Harrison Foss, J.T. Metcalf), 13:43. Penalties – May, DMO (elbowing), :43, Carter Frost, Wat (head contact, misconduct), 6:56, Cooper Johnson, Wat (interference), 8:19, Landon Sturch, Wat (tripping), 12:20.
SHOTS ON GOAL
Oak Leafs 31
Goalies – Waterloo, Caleb Raisty (31 Saves). Des Moines Oak Leafs, Jack Evans (28 Saves).
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