Pond Hockey proves popular
are pleased with how the first edition of the Memphremagog Pond Hockey tournament turned out. There were hundreds of participants and spectators who came to Merry Point to watch the thirty teams, more than two hundred players, compete for victory on the frozen waters of Lake Memphremagog. For a change, nice temperatures were present for the games that began on Saturday morning and finished on Sunday. Former anadiens player Yvon Lambert was the honorary president of the event and was on hand throughout the weekend signing autographs and having his picture taken with fans.
Winners of the tournament were ranite Rouleau, of Magog, and the participation prize went to onstruction lain arrier, of Sherbrooke.
Participation division champions at the Pond Hockey Classic were onstruction lain arrier of Sherbrooke : Mathieu Carrier, Kevin Carrier, Gael Morin
Frédéric Lefebvre, Steven Longpré and Guillaume Frappier.
Pond Hockey Tournament champions were Granite Rouleau of Magog : Alex Lord, François Tremblay, Carl Lefebvre, Jérome Anctil, Mathieu Lavoie and Michael Riendeau.