Week 12 Stars of the Week

Article: Mason Detre


Ottawa, Ontario – The CCHL Tier 2 is proud to announce its Week 11 Stars of the Week.  Adam Chruch gets the first star for Arnprior and second star goes to Richmond Royals forward Patrick Yates. The third star is going to Char-Lan Rebels defenseman Noah Konink. Finally, Honorable Mention goes to Joseph Weise of the Whitewater Kings.

First Star: F Adam Church, Arnprior Packers (5 G)

Church, 20, collected five goals in wins over Athens and Whitewater. On Friday against Athens, he collected four goals in a 5-4 victory which included his highlight reel goal shorthanded when he went between his legs in the slot. That goal also gave him his first hat trick this season. The next day, he scored the tying goal with under 5 minutes left in regulation. The Pakenham, Ontario native has eight goals, four assists to along with 12 points in 12 games this season.

Second Star: F Patrick Yates, Richmond Royals (1 G / 4 A)

Yates, 20, leads his team to an 1-0-1 week with an OT loss to Ottawa West 4-3 and a win over Embrun 5-2. He only collected one assist against the Golden Knights on Thursday but Sunday afternoon was his breakout performance. The North Gower, Ontario native had his third four-point game of the season with 1 G / 3 A to extend his point streak to three games. So far this season, he has 12 goals, 17 assists and 29 points in 22 games in his final year in CCHL Tier 2.

Third Star: D Noah Konink, Char-Lan Rebels (2 G / 2 A)

Konink, 20, collected two goals and two assists in three games this week. He didn’t pick up a point in a 4-3 win over Brockville, his best performance was against the Casselman Vikings where he picked up two goals and an assist for his first three-point game of the season. His point streak extended to two games by collecting one assist in a 2-1 OT win over Whitewater. The Long Sault, Ontario native has tallied six goals to go along with nine assists in 17 games this season.

Honorable Mention: G Joseph Weise, Whitewater Kings (1.43 GAA / .959 SV%)

Weise, 18, did lose two of his starts but it came in extra time. Despite the stats that he has this season, Weise has been really solid in between the pipes. He made 34 saves on 35 shots against the Arnprior Packers in a special game in Petawawa, Ontario on Saturday night in a shootout loss. The next day, he allowed two goals on 39 shots in the OT loss to Char-Lan. In total this week, he made 71 saves on 74 shots. The Detroit, Michigan native is 6-9-2 to go along with a 3.64 GAA / .905 SV%.