Nepean built a 3-1 first-period lead, en route to a 5-1 victory over the Colts on Thursday night, at the Ed Lumley Arena.
Fifteen-year-old Josh Barnes scored his first CCHL goal for the Colts, after being called up to play for the Jr. 'A' club earlier in the week.
The Raiders outshot the Colts 47-23, with Michael Carr getting tagged with the loss. Liam Lascelle came into the game in relief to start the second period. The Colts' record drops to 6-6-1-0 (13 points).
Three stars were first Davis Browning (NEP), second Ryan Horvath (NEP), and third Josh Barnes (COR). The Hardest Working Colts Player was Josh Barnes.
Looking ahead, the boys travel to Ottawa to play the Jr. Senators on Saturday night. Game time is 7:30 pm at the Jim Durrell Rec Centre. Cornwall plays Pembroke as part of the CCHL Thanksgiving Day Showcase on Monday at 12:45 pm, at the CIH Arena in Rockland.
The Colts return home next Thursday (Oct. 12) to face off against the Hawkesbury Hawks. Game time is 7:30 pm at the Ed Lumley Arena, in Cornwall Civic Complex. This match will be a great opportunity to see the county players who are part of the rosters of both the Colts and Hawks.
– with files from David Murphy