Cougars enjoy strong run at Glace Bay tournament
TRURO, N.S. – The Cobequid Cougars placed second at the recent Panther Classic high school boys hockey tournament in Glace Bay. The Cougars lost 5-2 to the Riverview Redmen in the nal. Rylan Mcintyre and Aiden Pitcher scored for CEC, while assists went to Cameron Degroot, with two, and Cody Macdonald.
In the round-robin, CEC edged Glace Bay Panthers 3-2 in a shootout. Randy Millea had the only goal in the shootout, while goaltender Steven Jackson stopped all ve Glace Bay shooters he faced. Degroot and Macdonald scored in regulation and assists went to McIntyer, Jeremy O’connell and Calum Macleod.
In game 2, Macleod, Macdonald and Brayden Gray scored in a 3-0 win over Sydney Academy. Jackson Haight, Pitcher and Degroot had assists and Cody Patriquin earned the shutout.
In their third contest, the Cougars edged the Redmen 3-2 on goals by Joe Fagioli, Keegan Grady and Gray with assists going to Macdonald, Degroot, Jackson, Macleod and Zach Richards. Jackson was the winning goalie.
In a semi nal matchup, CEC blanked the Dr. JH Gillis Royals 1-0 on a goal by Hayden Kolke, assisted by Grady. Jackson had the shutout.
The Cougars next action is tonight when they host the East Hants Penguins for a 6:30 p.m. start at the Colchester Legion Stadium.