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VKH Cougars claim NCJHL regular-season East Division championship

Regular-season play in the region’s junior ‘C’ hockey league concluded with the Vankleek Hill Cougars as the top team in the East Division, while the South Grenville Rangers finished first in the West.

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First-round playoff series, league quarter-finals, are underway, with two games in the books for each.

VKH is tangling with the Gatineau-Hull Volant in series B, which is knotted at a game apiece.

The Cougars took the opened 6-3, but dropped the second contest 9-5. Game three is scheduled for February 26 in Vankleek Hill, starting at 7:50 p.m. The teams will then play Friday in Gatineau, before returned to the Cougars’ home ice Saturday evening, for a 7:20 p.m. match.

The North Dundas Rockets, who play out of Chesterville, are in series C with the Clarence Castors. This one is also tied at one game each. Clarence won game one 5-3, and North Dundas replied in game two with a 7-3 effort.

The next two contests are set for the Chesterville arena, February 26 at 8:15 p.m. and February 28 at 7:45 p.m.

In series D, the St. Isidore Aigles lead the Bytown Royals two games to none, on scores of 4-3 (OT) and 5-1. The Aigles are scheduled to host the third match tonight, at 8 p.m.

Series A has South Grenville (Cardinal) leading Metcalfe 2-0 in games.

NCJHL 2020 award recipients: Justin Lefebvre (regular-season MVP, North Dundas Rockets), Jacob Servant (rookie of the year, Clarence Castors), Lucas Stitt (executive of the year, South Grenville Rangers), Keean McEachern (best defenceman, VKH Cougars), Samuel Limoges-Ring (best goaltender, South Grenville Rangers), Andrew Hazard (Bédard Family award, Clarence Castors), Nicholas Castonguay (best defensive forward, VKH Cougars), Ron Harrison (coach of the year, South Grenville Rangers), Brayden Forrestell (most improved, South Grenville Rangers), and Joel Hunt (most sportsmanlike, North Dundas Rockets).

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Bantam B house Glens skate to St. Isidore tournament championship

Things are going rather swimmingly this season for the Alexandria Glens bantam ‘B’ house hockey team, which last weekend skated unbeaten through the field at a tournament in St. Isidore, en route to claiming the championship.

The boys were a perfect 5-0 at the even that ran November 29 through December 1 and was hosted by Les Aigles de St-Isidore.

In the Glens’ opener on Friday, Alexandria skated to a 5-3 victory over the host St. Isidore Aigles #1 team. The next day, in their second round-robin action, the boys pasted the Gloucester Cougars 10-0.

Later on Saturday in quarter-final play, the Glens got past the St. Isidore Aigles #2 squad with an 8-2 win to advance to the final day of action.

Sunday morning’s semifinal was closer 2-1 victory over the Brockville Bears #2.

In the championship match, the Glens finished with an exclamation point, triumphing 6-1 over Ottawa East #3.

Jayden Leroux scored 14 goals for Alexandria in the tournament. As a team, the Glens potted 31 goals. At the other end of the ice, goaltender Hugo Decoste allowed only 7 goals total throughout the entire competition.

MVPs of the games were Jayden Leroux, Alexandre MacDonald, Kael Cameron, Donnie Levert, and Nathan Sabourin.

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Alexandria’s bantam ‘B’ Glens house hockey team members celebrate winning the championship of a tournament in St. Isidore. Standing in back, from left, are Tim Lampron (trainer), Alain Borris (head coach), Caleb Marelic, Joey Ladouceur (assistant coach), and Nick Leroux (assistant coach). Middle row: Kael Cameron, Mikael Lampron, Samuel Dupuis, Donnie Levert, Tristan Ladouceur (A), Alexandre MacDonald, Zeph Lajoie (A), Brandon Borris, Jayden Leroux (C), Nathan Sabourin, and Maxime Menard. In front is goaltender Hugo Decoste. Absent from photo: Nathaniel Nadeau, Desmond Clark, and Logan Campeau. (submitted photo)

In regular-season league play, the Glens are 9-0 thus far.

At the tournament, Char-Lan’s entry went 1-1 in the round-robin, before losing 3-2 to the Kanata Blazers in the consolation semifinal. In league play, the Rebels stand with an 8-1 record.

The NGS Braves won their two round-robin games in St. Isidore, before being eliminated by finalist Ottawa East #3. The Braves are fourth in league standings, with a record of 4-5-1.

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Les Rapides girls 2-0 start at hockey Franco

It was a great opening day of play for the high school girls hockey team from Le Relais today in St. Isidore, as Les Rapides skated to a pair of convincing victories and captured 30 points under the Franco scoring system.

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Le Relais’ high school girls hockey team competing at the 2019 Franco Ontarien tournament in St. Isidore. (submitted photo)

Playing against Champlain this morning, Le Relais scored a 5-0 win, on the strength of goals from Myriam Boisvenue (2), Chloeanne Seguin (2), and Lauryn Craig. Assists were credited to Boisvenue, Seguin, Craig, and Chloé Levert.

The Franco hockey scoring system allots points, to a maximum of 15 per game, for the win in the game, periods won, and for limiting the number of penalties taken.

In game two, Les Rapides got past Franco Cité 6-2. Coach Marc Seguin says…

Chloé Levert joueuse du match… sa première expérience au hockey!

(Levert was named player of the game. This tournament is her first hockey experience.)

The girls are scheduled to continue round-robin action on Wednesday, with games at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.

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