TEAM VIVIER ONE OF THE TOP TEN CURLING TEAM
Nicolas Loyer, and Francis Proulx, while Danik Gervais guarded the net.
Saturday night, Justin Labrosse scored a hat trick on the Rangers, with Nikolas punching in a pair of goals and Trystan Lavoie finishing the scoring with a single. Assists came from Ayotte, Lavoie, Hugo Blanchard, Tyler Dopelhamer, Vincent Huneault, Danny Plourde-Grenon, and Jacob Victor, while Alexander Labrèche blocked the net.
The Cougars have a rematch at home against the Royals this Saturday, before the Christmas break.
There was just one game on the weekend for Saint-Isidore in the National Capital Junior Hockey League schedule and Sunday night ended in a hard-won 5-4 overtime win for the Aigles over the Gatineau Hull-Volant.
Kevin Howson punched in a pair of goals for Saint-Isidore with singles added to the score by Miguel Crispin, Ismael Prudent, and Ryan Wells. Goal assists came from Howson, Kyle Green, Connor Head-Smith, Thomas Lowry, and Raphaël Payant, with Corey Camirand guarding the net.
Cal Bilmer and Devon Burns scored for Morrisburg and also assisted on each other’s goals. In the net was Riley Phillips.
Etienne Agius-Pease was the First Star nominee in Sunday’s game against the Royals with two goals and a pair of assists for Clarence Creek.
Scoring singles were Aiden Cannell, Samuel Gaudet, Kyle Green, and Patrick Lemay. Also assisting on goals were Gaudet, Green, Lemay, and Zack Lugli, with Camirand guarding the net.
Scoring for Bytown were William Lachapelle with two goals and Mathieu Laurin with one. Goal assists came from Josh Barnes and Nathan Gonyou, with Tye Agardy in the net.
The Castors play Gatineau December 21 and host Saint-Isidore Sunday afternoon before the Christmas break.
The CCHL Prospects team beat the visiting Berlin Junior Club 6-1 during an exhibition game in Hawkesbury on December 4. The CCHL roster was announced the previous week, made up of the top 2001 and 2002 birth year players from across the league. Several players from the Rockland Nationals made the Prospect team, including goaltender Cyrus Martin, defensemen Aidan Hilton and David Lafrance and forwards Matthew Vermaetan, Cameron Last, Cole Craft and Simon Labelle. Forward for the Hawkesbury Hawks, Yanic Crete, was also chosen to play on the team. Jeremy Quesnel scored three goals for the Prospects team, while Last, Labelle and Crete each picked up a goal themselves. Martin split the goaltending duties with teammate Joshua Ward. This exhibition game was just one of several stops as part of the Berlin U20 team’s North American tour.
Les Cougars de Vankleek Hill se sont fait couper les griffes 7-3 par les Royals de Bytown le 14 décembre, mais ont terminé la fin de semaine avec un blanchissage de 6-0 samedi soir à domicile contre les Rangers de South Grenville.
Team Vivier is one of the top 10 youth curling rinks on the U18 Ontario Junior Curling Tour and was almost undefeated in the Stu Sells U18 Tankard, which took place in Barrie over the December 2 weekend. The Vivier rink lost to the Deschenes team from Manotick in the finals. The Vivier rink, which includes Vankleek Hill’s Émilie Lovitt (left), Dominique Vivier of Navan, Caitline Allen of Vankleek Hill, and Paige Bown of Navan, was in Renfrew over the December 8 weekend, competing in the qualification round for next year’s Canada Winter Games.