Ottawa, Ontario – Friday night was busy with five games on the schedule. In the Richardson Division, it was Valley vs Perth, Carleton Place vs Arnprior and Brockville vs Westport. In the Martin Division, it featured Char-Lan vs Alexandria and Ottawa vs Embrun. Saturday night had Embrun travelling to Williamstown to take on Char-Lan and Whitewater hosting the Athens Aeros.
Perth 5, Valley 4 OT
Keegan Johnston scores the tying goal in the third and then the OT winner for Perth’s 4th win of the season to sit top spot in the Richardson Division. Arpas added three assists and Lahaise collected two assists. The other goal scorers for Perth were Luciano, Kazda and Langille. Matthew Maas made 29 saves in the win. Perth went 1-for-4 on the power play.
Sam Klawitter (2G/1A), Kieran Clarke (3A) and Alexander Fleming (1G/2A) each tally three points in the OT loss which saw Valley get a point. Tyler Cutts was the other Renfrew goal scorer. Shots were 46-33 for Perth.
Carleton Place 4, Arnprior 2
Jackson Pundyk made 41 saves for his second win with the Jr. Canadians and Sean Ireland continues to roll by collecting 2G/1A. Ireland now has seven points in his first four games. William Inoue collects his first goal and the game winner. Peloso also had his first goal of the season.
Neil Duncan had Arnprior’s only two goals as Miller made 28 saves. It’s Arnprior’s second loss of the season as they go to 4-2 and Carleton Place is 4-1.
Westport 4, Brockville 3 OT
This game saw the TIkis up 2-0 midway through the second period. Westport would score three unanswered goals but Brockville would tie the game from Connor Platt to force OT. Westport finishes the comeback with Sam Beauchamp scoring his first goal with Westport and the OT winner. Craig and Uberti collect 1G/1A and Neumann also added one goal.
Wooller and Decaluwe were the other goal scorers for Brockville. The Tikis did outshoot Westport 47-34. The Rideaus pick up their second win of the season.
Alexandria 4, Char-Lan 3
The Alexandria Glens score four unanswered goals as they bounce back with their second victory of the season. Char-Lan tried to mount a comeback but it was too little too late. Ouellette and Bell eac tally their first goals with Alexandria this year while Ma and Regnier each collect one goal. Matthew Catton also was solid by making 29 saves.
Francis, St-Jean and Malyon had goals in the Char-Lan loss. Shots were 32-27 for Char-Lan.
Embrun 5, Ottawa 0
Aidan Foley made 32 saves for his first career EOJHL shutout. Leading the way on offense was Connor MacDonald and Eric Skyba by tallying two goals and one assist for three points. Skyba now has five goals and 10 points during his first six games. Marshall Drevniok’s third goal this season prove to be the game winner.
Shots were 38-32 in favour of Embrun. Ottawa is now 1-4 throughout their first five games with losses to Ottawa West, Winchester, Casselman and now Embrun.
Embrun 4, Char-Lan 2
The Panthers continue their winning ways by defeating Char-Lan after scoring two unanswered goals in regulation. Juno Gregoire collects two goals while Riley MacDonald had 1G/2A for three points. Drevniok would score for the second consecutive game. Embrun is now 4-2 in their first six games and are now on a four game winning streak. Bowen got the start and made 22 saves.
Esford and MacMillan each collect goals for Char-Lan in the middle frame as the Rebels drop down to 1-4. Embrun outshot Char-Lan 36-24.
Athens 6, Whitewater 1
The Athens Aeros extend their winning streak to four games after starting the season 0-2. Sprague and Nicholson each tally 2G/1A and both of the extended their point streaks respectfully. Sprague is on e five game point streak and Nicholson has a three game point streak (5G/4A). Manderson once again had three assists and his point streak is at two games. Gray and Ferrie were the other goal scorers for Athens.
Ryan Ladouceur collects only one goal in the loss. Emerson Hunt made 24 saves in the win.