Hockey briefs: McEwan, Welch, Vanroboys, OMHA
McEwan, Watling win gold Former Chatham Maroons forwards James McEwan of Chatham and Patrick Watling won the U Sports guys’ hockey championship with the University of New Brunswick Reds. The UNB Reds beat the Alberta Pandas 4-2 inside the University Cup final Sunday in Lethbridge, Alta. Neither McEwan nor Watling performed within the championship game. Each is in his first season on the Reds. The Reds gained the University Cup for the 0.33 time in four years and the eighth time in software history. Ex-Maroon Sam Studnicka received a bronze medal with the St. Francis Xavier X-Men, who beat the Saskatchewan Huskies five-1 in the 1/3-location game. UNB beat St. FX 9-1 in a semifinal Saturday. Ex-Maroon Matt Kenney was at the Guelph Gryphons, who lost 6-1 to the Huskies in 1 / 4-final Thursday.
Kings’ Welch ratings twice Cameron Welch of Charing Cross scored two times inside the Komoka Kings’ 3-2 win over the Leamington Flyers in Game 3 in their GOJHL Western Conference semifinal Sunday in Leamington. Welch scored the tying and triumphing dreams 1: forty-four aside midway via the second length as the Kings rallied to take a 2-1 collection lead. The rookie forward has four goals: two winners and two assists in 8 playoff video games. Thomas Michaud of Charing Cross scored for the Flyers. Welch and Michaud were Chatham Maroons teammates earlier than ever changed into traded this season. Ex-Outlaw 6th in U Sports Former Chatham Outlaws goalie Erica Fryer of Amherstburg backstopped the Toronto Varsity Blues to a 6th-location finish on the U Sports ladies’ hockey championship in Charlottetown, P.E.I. Fryer made 22 saves and became the Varsity Blues’ participant of the game in a 2-zero loss to the Manitoba Bisons in the consolation final Sunday.
She had a 1-2 record at the match. Vanroboys stars in playoff win Lucas Vanroboys of Thamesville was the third big name with one assist as the Prince George Spruce Kings beat the Chilliwack Chiefs 7-zero in Game 1 in their British Columbia Hockey League 2nd-spherical playoff series Friday in Chilliwack, B.C. Vanroboys has six points in seven playoff video games for the Spruce Kings, who led the collection 2-zero going into Game Three on Monday. Midget Lakers tied in final The Wallaceburg Lakers split the primary two video games with the Penetang Flames of their Ontario Minor Hockey Association midget ‘B’ very last on the weekend at Wallaceburg Memorial Arena. The Lakers gained four-1 in Game 2 on Sunday after dropping 5-four in Game 1 on Saturday. The subsequent games in the six-point series are this Saturday and Sunday in Penetang.
Bantam Jr. Kings cut up two. The Dresden Jr. Kings began their OMHA bantam ‘DD’ final with the Otonabee Wolves using splitting two extra-time games at the weekend in Otonabee. After dropping 5-four on Saturday, the Jr. Kings rebounded with a four-three win Sunday. The next two games inside the six-factor collection are this weekend at the Ken Houston Memorial Agricultural Centre. Game 3 is at 4:20 p.M. Saturday, and Game 4 is at four:30 p.M. Sunday. Also, the Dresden Jr. Kings beat the Cayuga Stars 8-1 on Saturday and seven-zero on Sunday within the first two games of their OMHA West final. They’ll try to finish a sweep this Saturday in Cayuga.
Minor Bantams lose semifinal The Kent Cobras lost 7-three to the Guelph Gryphons of their OMHA minor bantam ‘AA’ six-factor semifinal. Also, Ethan Lenover scored two times for the Kent Cobras in a four-three loss to the Jr. Spitfires in a beginner recreation Sunday in Windsor. Ashton Dittmer brought an intention and assists. Lenovo also had dreams and assists Saturday in a 5-three win over the Riverside Rangers in Windsor. Lucas Roseburg brought a goal and an assist, Fisher Clark and Dittmer additionally scored, and Keaten Copeland had assists.