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Panthers, Warriors skate at EOSSAA girls hockey

Today in Napanee, girls hockey teams from St. Joseph’s CSS and Tagwi SS are skating at the 2020 EOSSAA tournament.

The two squads battled last week in the SD&G championship game, played March 4 in Long Sault, where the Panthers prevailed 7-2. As champion, St. Joseph’s earned an automatic entry for EOSSAA, while Tagwi qualified as a wildcard.

Both semifinals were shut-out wins, as St. Joseph’s blanked Char-Lan 6-0, while Tagwi topped Holy Trinity 2-0.

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Gaels boys basketball teams cap season with victories over Tagwi

Both boys basketball teams at Glengarry DHS capped off regular-season league play with victories over the Tagwi Warriors.

The Thursday action in Alexandria saw the junior Gaels prevail 46-43 in overtime. Jason Gingras paced the offence for the winning side, scoring 24 points, while Rowan McPherson had 17 including a trio of three-pointers. Tagwi’s top scorer was Landon Brownlee (14).

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The junior boys basketball team at GDHS includes, standing in the back row from left, Bridan Russett, coach Bruce MacCallum, Rowan McPherson, Jack Suter, Hughie MacDonald, Sam Baylis, and Lukas Auer. In front are Hayden Oetelaar and Jason Gingras. Absent: Matthew Bill. (GDHS photo)

GDHS’ seniors won their contest handily, overpowering the Warriors 50-27. Gaels team members are Andrew MacMaster, Ethan Attridge, Lochlan MacDonald, Crew Rickerd, Josh Santourian, Nathan Noel, John Caddell, Seamus Hardy, Hamish MacLeod, and Berry Wassihun, and the team is coached by Katherine Adams.

Attridge drained 23 points to lead the Gaels, while Lochlan MacDonald had 12. The Warriors’ top point-getters were Joseph Jeeves and Wyatt Pilon, both of whom had 9.

The junior and senior Gaels basketball teams have qualified for SDGAA ‘A’ playoff action, which is scheduled for Tuesday at Holy Trinity.

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Tagwi girls hand St. Joe’s first loss of high school hockey season

In high school girls hockey last week at the Char-Lan Rec. Centre, in Williamstown, the Tagwi Warriors edged the league-leading St. Joseph’s Panthers 1-0 to tighten the gap in the SDGAA standings.

The Warriors finished the day 2-1, with a 5-2 win over Char-Lan and a 1-0 loss to Holy Trinity, while the Panthers, in their only other game, edged Glengarry 2-1.

St. Joseph’s remains in the lead through three tournaments this season, but Tagwi is just one point back, tied with la Citadelle.

Other game results: les Patriotes 5 vs Gaels 0, Falcons 3 vs Glengarry 0, La Citadelle 5 vs Crusaders 2, Char-Lan 1 vs Holy Trinity 1.

The league’s next tourney is booked for Long Sault, on February 4.

Standings

PlaceTeamGPWLTPts
1St. Joseph’s761012
2Tagwi852111
3La Citadelle751111
4Holy Trinity84319
5Char-Lan81613
6Glengarry80800

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Char-Lan DHS boys skate to split results in Thursday hockey

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.

PlaceTeamGPWLTPts
1stSt. Joseph’s33006
2ndLa Citadelle22004
3rdChar-Lan21102
4thSeaway31202
5thTagwi20200
6thHoly Trinity20200

The next high school boys hockey tournament is scheduled for December 17 in Finch.

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Warriors, Panthers open girls hockey season 2-0

The puck dropped on the 2019-20 SDGAA high school girls hockey season on Monday in Morrisburg, where the Tagwi Warriors and St. Joseph’s Panthers both went 2-0 on the day as the only unbeaten squads.

Tagwi blanked Glengarry, in the Gaels return to the high school ice, 5-0, and topped Char-Lan 5-2.

St. Joseph’s beat La Citadelle 7-2 and edged the Crusaders 3-1.

Char-Lan closed out its day with a win, at the expense of Glengarry, 4-1. Ellie MacKinnon scored for the Gaels in what was their third loss, as the girls were blanked previously 2-0 by Holy Trinity.

GD coach Glen Campbell, who was thrilled to be able to ice a team this year and see the Gaels compete again, says he was pleased with the effort he saw from the girls. In particular, Abby Hardy in net and Lauren Noseworthy on defence had a solid day.

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Glengarry District High School returned to the ice this year, as the Gaels are competing in the girls hockey league. (submitted photo)

In other action, les Patriotes blanked the Falcons 1-0.

PlaceTeamGPWLTPts
1Tagwi20004
2St. Joseph’s20004
3Holy Trinity21102
4La Citadelle21102
5Char-Lan31202
6Glengarry30300

The second tournament of the league’s season is scheduled for December 16 in Finch, with games running on the hour, beginning at 8 a.m.

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Tagwi pulls plug on 2019 football team

Four weeks into the high school football season, with the Warriors having not played any games to date, Tagwi Secondary School has announced that the squad is shutting down, citing an insufficient number of participating student-athletes in order to “safely compete.”

The Warriors had been scheduled to kick off their 2019 season on September 20 at St. Joseph’s in Cornwall, but that game was called off at the last minute as Tagwi worked to bolster its roster. Game two, set for September 26, was postponed due to weather, and the team’s third match was bounced due to the UCDSB cancellation of all extra-curricullar activities last week.

Tagwi was slated to play the rescheduled game versus the Panthers on October 8, but that was called off, and then the school delivered the news that the football team would be shutting down.

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League convenor Mitch Zappitelli shared the news via e-mail with other teams in the league: “Unfortunately, Tagwi has dropped out of the league. I will have to look at the schedule tonight and talk to the refs.”

With the loss of Tagwi from the, just one game on the original schedule has not been played. That’s the October 4 contest that was to feature Glengarry and CCVS. The Gaels’ next game was slated to be October 17 versus the Warriors, which obviously won’t be happening. Their game at the Raiders will need to be slotted in sometime. As well, Glengarry is booked to host, at VCI, the St. Joseph’s Panthers on October 24, at noon.

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Tagwi Warriors set to finally play football Tuesday vs. St. Joseph’s

Technically four weeks into the SDGAA high school football season, the Tagwi Warriors appear poised to finally hit the gridiron for their first action, set to travel to Cornwall on Tuesday, October 8, to play the St. Joseph’s Panthers (2-0), starting at 1 p.m.

This game had originally been slated for week one but was postponed as the Warriors didn’t have enough players. Tagwi’s week two game was scrubbed in advance due to weather.

Last week, the team, along with other UCDSB squads, was idled when the English public school board ordered all extra-curricular activities cancelled, citing work-to-rule job action by educational support workers.

The Warriors weren’t able to practise last week either. Meanwhile, their opposition for the October 8 game, St. Joseph’s, played in the Charity Bowl against Catholic rival Holy Trinity (2-1), winning 5-0. The points were the first that the Falcons had surrendered in three contests to date. The Panthers still have yet to allow opposition scoring.

Extra-curricular activities were not stopped at schools in other boards; thus, football programs at St. Joseph’s, Holy Trinity, and La Citadelle continued to hold regular practices last week and play scheduled games, while the CCVS, Glengarry, and Tagwi squads were shut down by the UCDSB mandate.

Games postponed last week: Tagwi versus La Citadelle, CCVS versus Glengarry.

The Glengarry Gaels are scheduled to resume practices today, after a week off. According to head coach Brian Dunham, they are not slated to play any games this week.

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