It was an accomplishment 65 years in the making, as the Maxville team tonight took the championship of The Glengarry News Hockey Cup in a game-seven thriller over the South Glengarry squad.
Maxville last won the coveted country trophy in 1952, while the southerners were the defending champs.
Six games settled nothing, so the 2017 Glengarry News Hockey Cup will come down to a one-game, winner-take-all finale tonight, in Maxville, starting at 8pm.
The Maxville team drew even in the series on Tuesday night, beating South Glengarry 5-1, setting the stage for tonight's affair.
The Cup will be presented to the winning team at the conclusion of the match. Individual player awards will also be handed out then.
Maxville downed South Glengarry 5-1 Tuesday in Williamstown to even The Glengarry News Cup finals, forcing a winner-take-all match-up Friday, in Maxville.
South Glengarry entered Tuesday's contest, game six of the best-of-seven series, with a chance to clinch the trophy, coming off a win Sunday afternoon in Maxville.
Be sure to check this week's edition of The Glengarry News for all your News Cup details. We also have more on our dedicated webpage here. Note, our story published in the March 29 print edition of The News states that game seven will be played in Williamstown on Friday. That has in fact since been changed to Maxville. Start time is now set for 8pm.
Last night in Williamstown, South Glengarry romped to a 10-1 victory over the Maxville team, drawing even in the finals of The Glengarry News Hockey Cup.
It was a spirited affair, featuring a pair of bouts, in addition to plenty of offence from the home side.
Today, at 4:30pm, the series continues in Maxville, with the teams now knotted at two games apiece in the best-of-seven series.
With back-to-back victories on Tuesday and Wednesday nights, the Maxville team has built a two-games-to-one advantage Over South Glengarry, in the best-of-seven finals of The Glengarry News Hockey Cup.
The fourth match is set for Saturday evening in Williamstown, starting at 7:30pm.
The next edition of The Glengarry News includes a story about the Crimestoppers hockey tournament, which was held recently in Maxville. Here's a group shot of the participants, courtesy of event organizer Tylor Copeland. We also have action photos in our online gallery here.