Storm, Voyageurs win ban­ners

First week­end of Sil­ver Stick in the books with lo­cal teams win­ning Atom C, Novice B ti­tles

The Daily Observer - - SPORTS - SEAN CHASE

The open­ing week­end of the 2017 Pem­broke Sil­ver Stick ended with two ex­cit­ing cham­pi­onship fi­nals that saw the Val­ley Storm and the Muskrat Voyageurs hoist­ing sil­ver­ware.

The Voyageurs res­ur­rected a vic­tory in the Novice ‘C’ cham­pi­onship af­ter the Val­ley Storm ral­lied to tie the game in the third pe­riod Sun­day at the Pem­broke and Area Com­mu­nity Cen­tre. The Storm got re­venge in the Atom ‘C’ di­vi­sion fi­nal shut­ting out the Voyageurs 3-0. The Brockville Ju­nior Braves de­feated the Gananoque Is­lan­ders 4-2 to cap­ture the Atom ‘B’ cham­pi­onship.

In the Novice ‘C’ fi­nal, Cedrik Dionne scored two goals early in the game to give the Voyageurs a 2-0 lead. The Storm didn’t go away qui­etly with Gage Marti­nat and Ri­ley Comer­ford ty­ing the game in the third pe­riod. Gain­ing a power play, the Voyageurs’s Jakob Du­mouchel scored the game win­ner with three min­utes left. Dionne then added an in­sur­ance marker, again on the power play. Muskrat net­min­der Nolan Lang picked up the win.

In the Novice ‘C’ semi­fi­nal, the Voyageurs blanked the Douro Dukes 6-0 with goals from Dionne, and An­drew En­right with a pair each, Jax­son All­mand and Colton Vereyken with sin­gles. In the other semi­fi­nal, the Storm de­feated the Mari­posa Light­ning 6-3 with Marti­nat scor­ing all six Storm goals. In the quar­ter-fi­nal, the Voyageurs shut out the Deep River Knights 6-0 with goals from Dionne, with the hat trick, Wy­att Lang, All­mand and Du­mouchel.

The Storm knocked off Tweed 4-2 with scor­ing from Jarred Rath­well, Lin­coln Kuehl and Marti­nat, with two. Ear­lier the Storm had edged out the Douro Dukes 4-3. In other Novice ‘C’ lo­cal re­sults, the Deep River Knights fell to Mari­posa 9-1, while the Voyageurs blanked Stur­geon Lake 8-0.

The Val­ley Storm dom­i­nated in the Atom ‘C’ fi­nal with Cash Welk scor­ing twice, while Ay­dan Fle­gal added a sin­gle. Storm goalie Lo­gan Hei­de­man took the win. The Storm rolled over the Powas­san Hawks 6-1 in the semi­fi­nal with goals from Wy­att Hicks, An­drew Prince, Kale Gorg­erat, Welk and Fle­gal, with two goals. In the other semi­fi­nal, the Voyageurs beat the Douro Dukes 5-1 with goals from Nathan Col­lette, with a pair, Jaxon Cooke, Owen Lynch and Kyle St Amour.

In ear­lier Atom ‘C’ games, the Voyageurs blanked the Stur­geon Lake Thun­der 7-0 with Col­lette scor­ing four goals, while Lynch con­trib­uted two and St Amour added a sin­gle. The Storm de­feated the Deep River Knights 2-1 with goals from Gorg­erat and Fle­gal. Ma­lik Ch­ester scored for Deep River. The Storm tied the Mari­posa Light­ing 1-1 and were shut out by the Douro Dukes. the Voyageurs shutout Deep River 2-0.

In the Atom ‘B’ di­vi­sion, the Pem­broke Kings were edged out by the Mis­sis­sippi Thun­der Kings 2-1 with Cooper Ged­des scor­ing the lone goal for Pem­broke. The Pem­broke Kings ear­lier de­feated Fron­tenac 3-1 with two goals from Ged­des and a sin­gle from Emery Spi­tal. Pem­broke also tied Kemptville 3-3 with goals from Cole Si­mard, Ged­des and Jayke Spence. Mis­sis­sippi shut out the Petawawa Pa­tri­ots 6-0. Later, the Pa­tri­ots were blanked by the Char Lan Rebels 6-0.

SEAN CHASE/daily ob­server

The Muskrat Voyageurs won the Pem­broke In­ter­na­tional Sil­ver Stick Novice 'C' ti­tle Sun­day de­feat­ing out the Val­ley Storm 4-2. Here tour­na­ment con­venor Rod­ney Ste­wart presents the cham­pi­onship ban­ner to team cap­tains (left to right) An­drew En­right, Cedrik Dionne and Colton Vereyken.

SEAN CHASE/daily ob­server

The Val­ley Storm cap­tured the Pem­broke In­ter­na­tional Sil­ver Stick Atom 'C' ti­tle Sun­day shut­ting out the Muskrat Voyageurs 3-0. Here tour­na­ment con­venor Rod­ney Ste­wart presents the cham­pi­onship ban­ner to team cap­tains (left to right) Wy­att Hicks, Carter McIn­tyre and Ay­dan Fle­gal.

SEAN CHASE/daily ob­server

Petawawa Pa­tri­ots' goalie Lan­don Crys­tal (left) stops the puck af­ter Quinn Tunks, from the Mis­sis­sippi Thun­der Kings (sec­ond from left), takes a shot on net dur­ing Sil­ver Stick Atom 'B' ac­tion Sat­ur­day at the PMC.


Deep River Knights' Tyler Cameron (right) snatches the puck from Bernie McMor­row, of the Mari­posa Light­ning, dur­ing Sil­ver Stick Novice 'C' ac­tion at the PMC on Sat­ur­day.

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