The Pond at Rhino Sports & Playland- Minor Atom
This past weekend, the Rhino Sports Minor Atom Team played in the Capital Fall Classic Tournament in Ottawa. The first game of the tournament was against the Ottawa Valley Silver Seven White.
Goals went to Nate Rashotte (from Chase Cybulskie), Maclean Chisholm (from Jake Gawley) and Brayden Davidson (from Seth Scaletta). Unfortunately, it wasn’t enough and Quinte fell to Ottawa 4-3. The next game of the day was against the Kanata Blazers. The team fought hard, but couldn’t find the back of the net and Kanata took the 2-0 win.
Saturday‘s first game was against the Ottawa Valley Silver Seven Black and the team was ready for a win. The first period was full of action, Quinte scored three goals: Nate Rashotte from Gabriel Davis, and two unassisted goals by Ryan Foley. At the end of the first period the score was 3-2 for Quinte. Three more goals were scored in the second period by Jonas McCoy from Ryan Foley, Maclean Chisholm and Seth Scaletta. Quinte finished it off with one additional goal by Brayden Davidson which gave Quinte the 7-2 win over Ottawa Valley. Next, Quinte faced off against the Gloucester Rangers White for their fourth game of the tournament. Quinte started out strong scoring two goals in the first period by Maclean Chisholm and Nate Rashotte (from Chase Cybulskie) and settled for a 2-2 tie to end the tournament.
This Friday, Quinte takes on Clarington for the first time this season. Sunday, they meet York Simcoe on home ice in Madoc for a re-match.
Free Flow Petroleum- Minor Midget
The Free Flow Petroleum Minor Midgets had one win and one loss this week.
Saturday saw the boys compete against the Barrie Jr Colts at a home game in Belleville. The Devils only managed to score one goal late in the third period by Zack Brooks with an assist from Ben White resulting in a 5-1 loss. Alex Lucas was in net.
The team had a better result on Sunday when they traveled to Campus Ice to take on the Oshawa Generals. Nate Burelle scored the first and second Quinte goals with assists by Ben White, Daniel Michaud and Gavin Camp. Third period goal was by Brady Darrach set up by Zack Brooks. Oshawa managed to score its second goal late in the third but Quinte’s Luke LaPalm scored an empty netter with an assist by Jett Butler and Erik MacNiel. Final score was 4-2. Alex Lucas was in net for the victory.
On deck the Minor Midgets play COW on Wednesday at the Family Dental rink. Game time is 7:45 pm.
Bonn Law- Minor Bantam
The Bonn Law Minor Bantams were able to keep their winning streak alive this week posting a 10-0 record on the season. They hosted Central Ontario Wolves midweek in Cobourg for their second match up of the season. With Aidan Crowley in net, the Devils were able to secure a 4-3 win even after the relentless Wolves managed to battle back in the third to keep the game close. Opening the scoring for your Bonn Law Minor Bantams was Cal Uens on a pass from Spencer Cranley. The Wolves tied the game midway through the second before the Devils answered back with two quick goals of their own, coming from Jack Dever (assists to Ethan Quick and Duncan Schneider) and Ethan Miedema (unassisted). Ethan Quick netted the fourth with helpers from Miedema and Dever.
On Saturday, the boys took to the road for their highly anticipated match up versus the York Simcoe Express, the leader of the West division. The team knew this would be a true test and they answered with a convincing 4-1 win. Once again, Cal Uens put the Devils on the board first with a laser shot that beat their goaltender high. Duncan Schneider was credited with the assist. The lone goal from York Simcoe came midway through the second period to tie the game. Shortly after, Ethan Miedema was given a penalty shot after being tripped up on a breakaway and was able to capitalize giving Quinte a 2-1 lead. Miedema then scored the third goal in the second providing a cushion heading into intermission. The third period was an intense battle with York Simcoe pulling their goalie late in the game. Cal Uens provided the Devils with additional insurance banging home an empty netter. Liam Murphy was stellar in net for the win.
On deck: The Bonn Law Minor Bantams travel East to Kingston midweek, looking for continued success.
Pita Pit- Minor Peewee
The PitaPit PeeWees had a quiet weekend with only one game on Saturday where they faced the York Simcoe Express in Aurora and brought home a hard fought 2 points with a 4-3 win. Evan Erwin started things off scoring early in the first period with an assist from Mason Musclow. Erwin’s second goal was well deserved with some fancy stick work around the Simcoe defense. The PitaPit Peewees third and fourth goals were scored by Pax Murphy and Ben Sherwin, with assists coming from Deke Osterhout, Christian Sokoljuk, Carter Chadwick and Kaiden Harmon. Several key saves were made by tender Reece Herman in the win.
On Deck: The PitaPit PeeWees play host this Thursday Oct 25th to the Kingston Jr Frontenacs at 6:45pm at the Quinte Sports and Wellness Center.
A Walsh Fencing- Novice
With only one game on the schedule this past week, Your Walsh Fencing novice team hosted the Richmond hill Coyotes Sunday in Madoc.
Your QRD Novices would get off to a good start by taking a 1-0 lead 5 minutes into the first period.
Richmond Hill would answer quickly with a goal less than a minute later to tie the game 1-1.
The first period would end in a 1-1 tie.
In the second period the Novice team would carry much of the play and with under 10 seconds left in the period they would finally score a goal to take a 2-1 lead heading into the third period.
The QRD novices would add 1 more goal in the third period to win the game 3-1
In net was Nathan McDonald.
Goals- Lauchlan Whelan, Brady Shepherd, Trent Clow
Assists- Trent Clow, Liam Marion
Next week the Walsh Fencing Novices will host the Barrie Colts October 28th in Madoc.
Foley Bus Lines- Major Bantam
It was a tough weekend for the Major Bantams as they recorded their first loss.
On Friday the Devils travelled west down the 401 to Oshawa to take on the Generals. Oshawa would take a 2 – 0 lead after the first period. Quinte would answer back in the second scoring 2 goals within the first 5 minutes of the period. Both teams would then score again to make it 3 -3 until 2 minutes left in the period when the Generals would find the back of the net one more time to take a 4 – 3 lead going into the final period. In the third the Generals would score the only goal of the period to take a 5 – 3 win and hand the Devils their first loss of the regular season.
The next day Quinte would host the Whitby Wildcats for their first match up of the season. Quinte would open the scoring at the 6:26 mark of the first period and take a 1 – 0 lead. The second period was back and forth. The Wildcats would tie the game at 1 – 1 then Quinte would answer back and take the lead again. The Wildcats would tie the game at 2 -2 then Quinte again would answer back and take a 3 – 2 lead heading into the third. The rest of the game was back and forth just like the second period. In an 8 minute and 30 second span Whitby would score 3 times and the Devils twice. Final score of the game was 5 -5.
Next action is this Thursday against the Central Ontario Wolves. Puck drop is 8:15pm at the QSWC (Family Dental Centre).
KKP- Major Atom
The KKP Major Atoms split a pair of games on the weekend.
On Saturday the Devils lost 3-0 to the host Richmond Hill Coyotes.
On Sunday the Devils beat the Central Ontario Wolves at home. Scoring for the Devils was Jacob Moore, Connor Fetterley and Riley Reid. Picking up assists was Ryland Cunningham (2), Cooper Kelly, Blake Leblanc, Rykken Ellis and Kaden Koutroulides.