North Lancaster's Simon Besner earned an assist in last Friday night's junior 'A' game with the CCHL Hawkesbury Hawks, as the team finally returned to its home rink. The Hawks prevailed 2-1 in overtime.
Besner recently rejoined the Hawks, joining the team following a trade with Cumberland.
The squad is scheduled to be back in action tonight, Jan. 19, with home action at the Robert Hartley Complex.
Among all defencemen in the CCHL2, William Simpson (Alexandria Glens) and Pierre-Luc Sabourin (Char-Lan Rebels) are tied for second in points, with 30 each. The category is led by Cameron McLean of the Athens Aeroes, with 48 points.
When it comes to assists, Sabourin and Simpson stand third and fourth, respectively, at 24 and 23. Char-Lan's Evan Huntley is sixth (19).
Neither the Glens nor Rebels has a forward amongst the top 25.
The CCHL2 makeup game for the Alexandria Glens and Char-Lan Rebels that was to be played Jan. 23 in Williamstown has been postponed again, moved to Tuesday, Feb. 13 at 8 p.m., in Williamstown. This is the contest that was originally scheduled to be played before Christmas but was cancelled due to snow and road conditions.
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.
Alumni from the Cornwall Royals and Cornwall Colts will suit up for a charity game on Saturday, March 17, in the Seaway City. The contest is scheduled to coincide with the nationally televised Hometown Hockey, which Cornwall is hosting that weekend.
Alumni from all generations of Royals and Colts are being invited to participate, as players and coaches.
The game, in support of the Ghost Walk For Charity will begin at 11:30 a.m. and lead into the kickoff for the community events portion of the Hometown Hockey telecast, from the Cornwall Civic Complex.
This is only the second such game (the first one opened the 2015 Fred Page Cup).
– files from David Murphy
Three new galleries of photos have been added to our website, including images from the Jan. 10 high school boys hockey tournament, a Jan. 11 men's indoor soccer match between the Bar Flies and McCrimmon, and Sunday's start of the youth flag football season at the dome. Check out all of our photos here.
Stories on these three events, and more, can be found in the Jan. 17 edition of The Glengarry News.
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
Three days of weather-related school bus cancellations this week have taken their toll on the high school sports schedule.
Among the modifications, a number of basketball games are now scheduled to be played Monday and Tuesday.
On Monday (Jan. 15), Char-Lan DHS in Williamstown will host the following games:
- 10 a.m. Char-Lan vs. St. Lawrence (seniors)
- 11:30 a.m.: Char-Lan vs. St. Lawrence (juniors)
- 1 p.m. Char-Lan vs. Tagwi (seniors)
- 2:30 p.m. Char-Lan vs. Tagwi (juniors)
Tuesday's action will take place at GDHS in Alexandria:
- 1 p.m. Char-Lan vs. GDHS (seniors)
- 2:30 p.m. Char-Lan vs. GDHS (juniors)