On Thursday in Morrisburg, the SDGAA high school boys hockey season opened, with the Char-Lan Crusaders skating to a win and a loss.
The boys blanked Holy Trinity 4-0 and fell to St. Joseph’s 2-1.
The win for the Panthers was one of three that SJ scored on the day, as the team also beat Seaway 5-2 and Tagwi 1-0.
La Citadelle went unbeaten on the day as well, skating to 7-2 triumph over Holy Trinity and a 4-0 blanking of the Spartans.
The next high school boys hockey tournament is scheduled for December 17 in Finch.