The North Dundas Peewee B Rep Demons travelled to Alexandria on Sun., Jan. 26, for an invitational tournament. The Demons won their first two games against the Cornwall Colts and the North Franklin Shamrocks to make it to the A Final but the home-town Glens slipped past them by a score of 4-2. The team members of the Demons are (not in order) Gavin Eikelboom, Ryan Wilson, Donovan Shaver, Merrick Crawford, Ben Drew, Reid Rankin, Dylan McCarthy, Tylor Dunham, Nathan Epps, Patrick Guy, Josh Lafrance, Markus Bols, Jake Weber, Carter Williams, Jay-Zeus Mbarushimana, Liam Sergeant and Kolton Belmonte. The coaches are Sean Williams (HC), Shane Epps (ass’t), Mats Bols (ass’t) and Greg Sergeant (trainer). Courtesy photo
ALEXANDRIA—The North Dundas Peewee B Rep Demons travelled to Alexandria on Sun., Jan. 26, for an invitational tournament.
Glens 4 Demons 2
In the tournament final, the Demons took on the home-town team, the Alexandria Glens at 4:30 p.m. The Demons won their first game against the Cornwall Colts 3-2 and squeaked out a 1-0 victory over the North Franklin Shamrocks in their second game to make it to the A final.
The Glens opened the scoring at 5:31 of the first period and took that lead into the second period. The Glens scored the lone goal of the second period at 4:33 and took a 2-0 lead into the third period.
The Glens made it 3-0 just 1:16 into the third period but the Demons bounced back as Josh Lafrance slapped one home from Patrick Guy and Dylan McCarthy to cut the deficit to two.
The Demons closed the gap to one as Ryan Wilson scored his second of the tournament from Nathan Epps at 5:03. The Demons pulled their goalie in favour of an extra attacker but it was just meant to be, as the Glens found the empty goal with just three seconds remaining, taking the game 4-2.
The Demons would have to settle for second place but all had fun. Suffering the loss in the Demons’ goal was Liam Sergeant.
Demons 1 Shamrocks 0
In their second game of the tournament, the Demons were the home team to the North Franklin Shamrocks at 1 p.m. and needed a win to make it to the final. The Demons won their opening game against the Cornwall Colts 3-2.
The Demons opened the scoring with just 1:51 remaining in the first period as Jay-Zeus Mbarushimana scored his first goal of the tournament from Patrick Guy and took a 1-0 lead into the second period.
The teams battled to a scoreless second and the Demons took their 1-0 lead into the final frame. Neither team was able to score in the third period as the Demons won their second game of the tournament 1-0.
Picking up the shutout in the Demons’ goal was Kolton Belmonte.
Demons 3 Colts 2
The Demons opened their tournament against the Cornwall Colts in a 9 a.m. early morning matchup.
The Demons opened the scoring at 7:19 as Ryan Wilson snapped one home from Tylor Dunham taking a 1-0 lead. The Demons carried the 1-0 lead into the second period. The Demons made it 2-0 when Markus Bols rattled one to the back of the net from Merrick Crawford at 5:44 of the second period but the Colts answered with a pair of quick goals at 7:32 and with 1:58 remaining in the middle stanza.
The teams took a two-all draw into the third period. The Demons retook the lead when Dylan McCarthy ripped one home from Nathan Epps at 6:44. The Colts tried to tie the game but the Demons’ defence held them off the scoresheet taking their first game 3-2.
Picking up the win in the Demons’ goal was Liam Sergeant.