Sports in the Glens
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Glengarry District High School is sending two teams to compete at EOSSAA tournaments this week, as the senior boys volleyball squad and senior girls basketball team won the respective SD&G championships.
All the details can be found in the Nov. 14 issue of The Glengarry News.
We also have photo galleries online here.
Tristan Poissant’s two goals led the Colts to a 3-2 victory over Pembroke, at the Ed Lumley Arena on Thursday night.
The Colts have won four of their last five games, improving to 10-11-3-0, for 23 points and are tied for 7th in the CCHL standings.
Justin McRae also scored for the Colts, with Mike Carr making 32 saves to earn the victory. The Colts outshot the Lumber Kings 40-34.
Three stars were first Tristan Poissant (COR), second Mike Carr (COR), and third Darian McTavish (PEM). Cornwall's Hardest Working Player of the Game was Mike Carr.
The Colts' next game is today, Nov. 9, in Rockland. Game time is 7:30 p.m. The team will be back on home ice next Thursday, Nov. 15, to host the Kanata Lasers, at 7:30 p.m., at the Ed Lumley Arena, in Cornwall.
– with files from David Murphy
On Thursday at Tagwi, the Glengarry DHS senior girls basketball team captured the SDGAA league 'A' playoff title in a hard-fought contest with the host Warriors, while a day earlier, Holy Trinity's seniors nabbed the 'AA' crown over Catholic rival St. Joseph's.
We will have coverage and photos in next week's edition of The Glengarry News.
The SDGAA 'A' division senior and junior girls champions will be decided Thursday, Nov. 7, on two fronts.
The action is scheduled to tip off at Tagwi SS, at 8:30 a.m., with a junior girls semifinal game between Glengarry and Char-Lan. The other junior semi will take place at 10 a.m., at North Dundas, where the host Devils will take on St. Lawrence. The junior girls final is set for a 12:30 p.m. start, to be hosted by North Dundas.
Tagwi gets the senior semifinals. At 10 a.m., it will be Char-Lan versus Glengarry, followed by the Warriors against North Dundas. The senior 'A' final is booked for a 2 p.m. start.
During the regular season, Tagwi's seniors placed first with 16 points, while North Dundas was best amongst junior squads with 14 points.
Dunvegan's Joe Vrbetic made 27 saves against the USA to backstop Team Canada Black to a 5-4 victory this afternoon at the World U17 Hockey Challenge in New Brunswick.
The result completes the team's round-robin action with 1 regulation-time win, 1 overtime win, and 1 overtime loss, for six points.
This was Vrbetic's second game at the tournament. He was also between the pipes on Sunday, when his team fell 5-4 in overtime to Team Canada White. On Monday, with Garin Bjorklund in goal, Team Canada Black won in overtime, 3-2, over the Czech Republic.
For more, including a photo of Vrbetic in action, check out the Nov. 7 edition of The Glengarry News.
Last Saturday, the Chilly Willy run lived up to its name, challenging runners with cold, rainy conditions. We are photos, results, and a story in the Nov. 7 issue of The Glengarry News.
To see an image gallery, please follow this link.
The Cornwall Wildcats, which feature three Glengarry players, will be playing for the NCAFA tyke football championship, on Saturday, Nov. 4, starting at 9:30 a.m.
The game is scheduled to be broadcast live on YouTube (link here).
Be sure to check out this week's edition of The Glengarry News for more about our county players and this team.
In announcing the October Performers of the Month in the CCHL2 (Westport player Blake Kettyle, Ottawa West goaltender Miguel Daoust, and Ottawa rookie Noel de Kemp), the league also delivered honourable mentions to a pair of Alexandria Glens.
Mikael Gibault was recognized in the player category, while Mathieu Parent was identified amongst the rookies.
Michal Carr made 20 saves to backstop the Cornwall Colts to a 2-1 victory over the Nepean Raiders, at the Ed Lumley Arena, on Thursday night.
The Colts outshot the Raiders 36-21 to improve to 8-10-3-0, for 19 points, and into a tie for seventh overall in the CCHL standings.
Ethan Mulhearn and Alex Gagnon provided the offence for the Colts. Cedric Matte, acquired last week in the David Poirier trade with Carleton Place, was named the Hardest Working Colts Player of the Game.
Three stars were first Alex Gagnon (COR), second Tristan Poissant (COR), and third William Venne (NEP).
Next game for Cornwann's junior 'A' hockey team is booked for tonight, Nov. 2, in Brockville. Start time is 7:30 p.m.. at the Brockville Memorial Centre.
The Colts return home on Thursday, Nov. 8 to host the Pembroke Lumber Kings, at 7:30 p.m., at the Ed Lumley Arena.
– files from David Murphy