The North Dundas Peewee B Rep Demons welcomed the South Stormont Selects to the Chesterville Arena on Sat., Feb. 29, in round two of the UCMHL playoffs. The Demons’ forward, Jay-Zeus Mbarushimana (18) scored a pair of goals in the series opener helping the Demons to a 5-3 victory. Moore photo
LONG SAULT—The North Dundas Peewee Rep Demons played a pair of playoff games this past weekend as they welcomed their second round opponents, the South Stormont Selects on Saturday for game one of the first-to-four-points playoff and travelled to Long Sault for game two.
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The North Dundas Peewee B Rep Demons travelled to the Long Sault Arena on Sun., March 1, to take on the South Stormont Selects in game two of the first-to-four-points UCMHL playoffs. The Demons took the first game of the series 5-3 and looked to close it out with a win.
The Selects opened the scoring at the seven-minute mark of the first period taking a 1-0 lead. The Demons tied the game at 8:32 as Dylan McCarthy sniped one from Patrick Guy and the teams took a one-all draw into the second period.
It was a close-checking second period and neither team was able to score so the game headed to the third period deadlocked at one. The Demons broke the tie when McCarthy scored his second of the game from Nathan Epps and Markus Bols at 12:57 of the third period.
The Demons were able to thwart the Selects, taking the game 2-1. With the win, the Demons sweep the Selects four points to none, moving on to the UCMHL finals.
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The North Dundas Peewee B Rep Demons welcomed the South Stormont Selects to the Chesterville Arena on Sat., Feb. 29, in round two of the UCMHL playoffs. The Demons swept the Alexandria Glens in the first round two games to none and looked to do the same with the Selects.
The Selects opened the scoring just 1:12 into the first period taking a 1-0 lead. The Demons tied the game as Tylor Dunham slapped one home from Gavin Eikelboom and Ryan Wilson at 4:10. The Selects retook the lead at 11:08 but the Demons answered with just 23 seconds remaining in the opening frame as Josh Lafrance slid one home from Jake Weber and Dylan McCarthy.
The Selects snuck another late goal with just four seconds remaining and took a 3-2 lead into the second period. The Demons tied the game again at 9:02 of the second period as Jay-Zeus Mbarushimana blasted one home from Carter Williams and McCarthy.
The Demons took their first lead of the game when Dunham scored his second of the game from Eikelboom and Wilson at 11:34. The Demons took a 4-3 lead into the third period. The Demons took a two-goal lead when Mbarushimana scored his second of the game from Williams and goaltender, Liam Sergeant at 12:30 of the third period.
The Demons hung on for a 5-3 victory taking a 1-0 series lead. The Demons outshot the Selects 30-21. Picking up the win in the Demons’ goal was Sergeant making 28 saves.