Spink paces Jr. ‘A’ Colts
Tanner Spink’s four-point effort included a hat trick, as the Colts doubled Gloucester 8-4 at the Ed Lumley Arena in their final Sunday home matinee of the regular season.
Spink, who hails from South Glengarry, now has 17 goals on the season.
Brennan Markell had a goal (his 15th) and two assists, while J. D. Pogue ( 13th) and Ethan Mulhearn (6th) each recorded one marker and one helper.
Konnor MacCormick (13th) and Grant Cooper (21th) also scored. Tristan Conrad chipped in with three assists. County boys Sebastian Dirven and Jeremy
McFarlane each chalked up two apples.
The Colts outshot the Rangers 28-27, with Liam Lascelle picking up his 20th victory of the campaign.
The victory marked the third in a row for the Colts, improving their record to 28-12-2-3 for 61 points and third overall in the CCHL standings.
Three stars were first Tanner Spink ( COR), second Ethan Mulhearn (COR), and third Cole Lavoie (GLO).
Looking ahead, the Colts are set to host the second- place Ottawa Jr. Senators on Thursday, Jan. 26 at 7:30 p.m. Cornwall trails Ottawa by three points.
The action will take place at the Ed Lumley Arena in Cornwall Civic Complex.
Two more Ws
The winning streak began back on Jan. 19 on home ice, where Lascelle made 30 saves to backstop the Colts to a 3-1 victory over the Kemptville 73’s.
MacCormick, Dirven, and Markell scored for the Colts.
The next night on the road, the Cornwall squad built a 3-0 firstperiod lead, en route to a 4-2 win in Kanata.
Mulhearn paced the Colts offence with a goal and an assist, and Justin McRae scored his first of the season. Dean Derouchie and Markell also found the back of the opposition net. Shawn Baird chipped in with two assists.
Matthew Efros made 25 saves to earn the victory in goal.
Last night’s (Jan. 24) scheduled CCHL2 hockey game in Williamstown, between the CharLan Rebels and Metcalfe Jets, was postponed due to the winter storm and will be rescheduled as soon as possible.
The annual Emergency Services adult hockey tournament in Alexandria was held Jan. 21 and 22 at the Glengarry Sports Palace.
The Alexandria Fire Department team snagged the ‘A’ division championship, Osgoode/Rideau Fire Department took the ‘ B’ crown, and South Stormont Fire Department grabbed the ‘B’.
In the recreational division, the Beers team was crown ‘A’ champion, while Shoehorn Express claimed the ‘ B’ title, and the Sharks nabbed the ‘C’ championship.