The Glengarry News


Junior A Colts split week four CCHL hockey action

sean Sep 25, 2018 - 2:15pm

Last Thursday night on home ice, the Cornwall Colts nabbed their second-straight victory, beating Navan 6-4.

The Colts scored three times in the first three minutes of the first period, en route to the win. Josh Barnes scored into an empty net with less than a minute to play to seal the victory. Barnes had two goals on the night. Konnor MacCormick and Justin McRae each had a goal and an assist. Tristan Poissant and Jeremy Quesnel also scored. Jacob Shankar chipped in with two assists.

The Grads outshot the Colts 36-31. Michael Carr stopped 22 of 23 shots in relief of starter Rico DiMatteo to earn the victory in goal.

Hardest Working Player honours went to Ethan Mulhearn. Three stars were first Konnor MacCormick (COR), second Justin McRae (COR), and third Jackson Arcan (NAV).

The next night, on the road in Brockville, the Colts were humbled 4-1. Jack Collins had the lone Cornwall tally, set up by Poissant and Tommy Tanner.

with files from David Murphy

Junior A Colts prevail on home ice

sean Jan 19, 2018 - 1:32pm

Thursday night action at the Cornwall Civic Complex saw the Colts skate to a 6-2 CCHL victory over the Pembroke Colts. 

The county's Ethan Mulhearn was among the goal scorers for the home side.

There was also a Glengarry connection to the officiating crew for this game, with Alexandria's Yannick Rochon working as one of the linesmen.

Junior 'A' Colts felled by Senators

sean Jan 12, 2018 - 1:38pm

The Ottawa Jr. Senators showed why they’re one of the top junior 'A' hockey teams in Canada, scoring a 5-2 Thursday night win over the Colts, at the Ed Lumley Arena.

The Jr. Senators came into the game sixth overall in the country and now own a record of 35-6-1-2 (73 points).

JD Pogue (14) and Keegan Mulhearn (12) each had a goal for the Colts.  

The Jr. Sens outshot the Colts 33-26, with Michael Carr taking the loss.

Cornwall's record drops to 22-16-4-1 (49 points), leaving them in a tie for fourth in the CCHL standings.

Hardest Working Colts Player honours went to the newest Colts defenceman, Alex Wilkins. Three Stars were first Finn Evans (OTT), second  Owen Guy (OTT), and third Keegan Mulhearn (COR).

Next game is scheduled for tonight (Jan. 12) on the road against the Brockville Braves, at 7:30 p.m.

The Colts next home game is set for Thursday, January 18, when the team is slated to host the Pembroke Lumber Kings. Staff and students from CCVS will be honoured. Game time is 7:30 p.m., at the Ed Lumley Arena (Cornwall Civic Complex).

files from David Murphy

Cornwall Colts nab 4-3 road win in Navan

sean Nov 7, 2017 - 12:00pm

Sunday saw the CCHL Cornwall Colts junior 'A' hockey team score a 4-3 road win over Navan. 

South Glengarry's Keegan Mulhearn scored the game-winning marker in the third period. Find the net earlier were teammates Konnor MacCormick, Tommy Tanner, and Cameron Hebert.

The Colts have a 12-10-2-0 record entering play this week.

Junior A Colts teach Grads a lesson

sean Sep 15, 2017 - 1:46pm

The junior 'A' Colts scored three unanswered goals en route to a 5-3 home-ice victory over the Navan Grads on Thursday night. 

Navan led 2-0 and then 3-2 late in the second period.

David Poirier’s first goal was the eventual game-winner with seven minutes left the third period, before Chris Theodore’s (4) highlight-reel marker sealed the victory with two and half minutes left to play.  

Poirier added two assists. Keegan Mulhearn (3) scored twice, with Justin McRae (2) also scoring. Evan Bidenti counted a pair of helpers.

The Grads outshot the Colts 39-38, with Liam Lascelle making 36 saves for the victory. The Colts improve to 3-3-0-0 (6 points) on the CCHL season.

The county's own Keegan Mulhearn earned Hardest Working Player of the Game honours.

Three Stars were first Keegan Mulhearn (COR), second David Poirier (COR), and third Keenan Reynolds (NAV).

Cornwall's next contest is slated for Sunday afternoon against the Canadians in Carleton Place. Game time is 3 pm.

Next Thursday (Sept. 21), the Colts will be back on home ice at the Civic Complex to face off against the Kemptville 73s. The Colts will also welcome Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Cornwall and District, with support from the Cornwall Lions Club. Game time is 7:30 pm.

with files from David Murphy

Second straight game sees county boy score game-winner for Colts

sean Mar 18, 2017 - 7:35pm

For the second time in as many games, a county boy scored the game-winning tally for the Cornwall Colts, who now find themselves leading their opening-round CCHL playoff series two games to none over the Smiths Falls Bears.

On the road Friday night, double overtime was needed to decide matters, with Ethan Mulhearn scoring 7:59 in to end the marathon and hand the Colts a 4-3 victory.

The win came 24 hours after Sebastian Dirven scored in OT on home ice in Cornwall, for the game-one victory. (See this post for more.)

The road match also saw Konnor MacCormick and Brennan Markell each score their second goal in as many games for the Colts, while Nick Lalonde notched his first of the post-season.

William Searle scored twice to pace the Bears.  Ryan Gibson also found the net.

The Bears outshot the Colts 44-40.  Liam Lascelle made 41 saves to earn the victory in goal.

The two teams return to Cornwall for game 3 in the best-of-seven series Sunday evening.  Game time is 7pm at the Ed Lumley Arena (Cornwall Civic Complex).

The fourth match is scheduled for Tuesday at 7:30pm, in Smiths Falls.

with files from David Murphy

Colts down Rangers in Tuesday night CCHL hockey

sean Mar 1, 2017 - 5:14pm

Dean Derouchie had a pair of goals to lead the Cornwall Colts to a 6-2 victory over the Gloucester Rangers at the Ed Lumley Arena, on Tuesday night.

Derouchie scored a power play and shorthanded goal as the Colts improved to 38-13-4-3 for 83 points and sole possession of second overall in the CCHL.

Derouchie now has 19 goals on the season.

Chris Mammas (with his 11th of the year), Jeremy McFarlane (11th), Shawn Baird (6th), and Roddie Sandilands (3rd) also scored for the Colts. David Poirier added three assists, while Keegan Mulhearn chipped in with a pair of assists.

The Colts outshot the Rangers 39-29, with Liam Lascelle making 27 saves for the win.

Three Stars were First Star David Poirier (COR), Second Star Dean Derouchie (COR), and Third Star Darius Gibson (GLO).

Although the game was played in Cornwall, it was considered a road game for the Colts due to the game scheduled for Feb. 12 in Gloucester being postponed as a result of poor weather.

The Colts' next home game is Thursday, March 2, versus the Cumberland Grads. Game time is 7:30pm at the Ed Lumley Arena (Cornwall Civic Complex).

with files from David Murphy

Junior A Colts stretch winning streak to five games

sean Feb 10, 2017 - 9:31am

First star Liam Lascelle made 36 saves to backstop the Colts to a 3-2 win over the Brockville Braves at the Ed Lumley Arena on Thursday night.

The Braves outshot the Colts 38-28, but Lascelle was stellar in goal, earning his 23rd victory of the season.

Grant Cooper (with his 24th of the season) and Nick Lalonde (22nd) paced thoffencese, each netting a goal and an assist.  Justin McRae (2nd) also scored for the Colts, while Brennan Markell chipped in with two assists.

The Colts improved their record to 33-13-2-3 (71pts), as Cornwall remains in a tie with Ottawa for second overall in the CCHL standings. The Colts have won five in a row and are 16-1-1 since early December.

Three stars were first Lascelle (COR), second Sean Allen (BRO), and third Ethan Mulhearn.

The Colts are back in action Friday night (Feb. 10) in Smiths Falls.  Game time is 7:30pm.  Cornwall then heads to Gloucester for a Sunday evening game against the Rangers.

The Colts return home on Thursday, Jan. 16th to host the Smiths Falls Bears.  Game time is 7:30pm at the Ed Lumley Arena (Cornwall Civic Complex).

with files from David Murphy

Junior 'A' Colts win 8th straight game, goalie Lascelle named player of week

sean Jan 13, 2017 - 3:23pm

Colts captain Grant Cooper had a three-point night to lead Cornwall to a 6-4 win over Nepean at the Ed Lumley Arena in Thursday night CCHL hockey action. The victory extends the Colts' winning streak to eight games.

Cooper added two assists to go along with his team-leading 20th goal of the season, as the Colts improve to 25-12-1-3 for 54 points and third overall in league standings.

Alexander Montelone scored his first goal as a Colt and added an assist.  Dean Derouchie (13th of the season), Keegan Mulhearn (5), Shawn Baird (4), and JD Pogue (12) also found the back of the net for the Cornwall squad.

The Raiders outshot the Colts 36-33, with Liam Lascelle picking up the win in goal.

Three stars were First Star Montelone (COR), Second Star Henry McKinney (NEP), and Third Star Noah Konink (COR).

The Colts look to extend their winning streak on Sunday afternoon at home, against the Kanata Lasers.  Colts stars Nick Lalonde and Sebastian Dirven, who played for Team Canada East at the World Jr A Challenge, will be signing autographs and meeting fans after the game.  The puck drops at 3pm at the Ed Lumley Arena (Cornwall Civic Complex).

Goaltender Lascelle named CCHL player of the week

Colts netminder Liam Lascelle has been named the CCHL Player of the Week. The Colts goalie stopped 78 of 79 shots fired his way, backstopping his team to back-to-back victories over Hawkesbury and Brockville.

Lascelle has been in goal during the Colts' winning streak, posting a sparkling .952 save percentage through the first seven games. Overall this season, Lascelle is 17-9-0-2 with three shutouts, a 2.38 goals against average, and a .923 save percentage.

with files from David Murphy

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