Here is the weekly report for Oct 14-20...
World Elite Training- Major Atom
The World Elite Training Quinte Atoms started their weekend off with a game against the Markham Waxers. Quinte scored first, but then it became a back and forth game with a tie score heading into the third period. Quinte finished off the third period with three unanswered goals. Nate Rashotte scored three goals for a hat trick. Jake Gawley and Maclean Chisholm each also put one past the goalie. Assists went to Ryan Foley, Chisholm, Gawley and Brayden Davidson. The final score was 5-2 and Charlie Vos got the win in net.
The team hosted the York-Simcoe Express in their home barn in Madoc on Sunday. There was no score after the first period. At the beginning of the second period, Rashotte got things started with a goal but the Express answered right back. Rashotte had another great goal, followed by a short-handed goal by Seth Scaletta. At the end of the second period, Quinte was up 3-1. Blake Munnings fired a shot from the point and Jonas McCoy scored another goal 8 seconds later. The final goal came from Keegan Goulah when he popped the puck in the net. Quinte picked up another two points with a 6-1 win. Lilyana Reid was in net. Assists went to Goulah, Foley, Scaletta and Chase Cybulskie.
Up next, Quinte takes on Peterborough for a mid week game in Madoc, followed by Richmond Hill on Sunday in Madoc.
Pita Pit- Major Peewee
The Pita Pit Peewees are off to a fantastic start and now sit in first place in the eastern AAA hockey league. After capturing 4 points this weekend they now have a 7-2-2 record.
The Pita Pits travelled to Kingston for a Friday night tilt with the Jr. Gael’s. Quinte was all over them for most of the game but could only muster 1 goal but it proved to be enough as they pulled out a 1-0 win.
Lone goal came from Ethan Kenney assisted by Carter Hartwick and Trevor Brooks. Reece Herman stood tall beteen the pipes with a shutout.
The Pita Pits hosted the Oshawa Generals on Saturday in Napanee. It was a slow but eventually they got there legs going to pull out a 4-2 win. Kaiden Harmon scored a power play goal to tie the game at 1-1 assisted by Deke Osterhout. Ethan Kenney scored to tie game at 2-2 assisted by Christian Sokoljuk and Rylan McCormack. Trevor Brooks gave Pita Pits a 3-2 lead with assists going to McCormack and Connor Birney. McCormack buried a late one assisted by Sokoljuk. Liam Boyer was solid in net.
On Deck. Saturday in Napanee against North Central @ 2:00pm
Sunday in Peterborough
Madison Excavating- Minor Bantam
The Madison Excavating Minor Bantams took 3 of a possible 4 points in regular season play this past weekend. Saturday had the Devils in the road to Markham to take on their OMHA rivals. It was the Waxers who hit the scoreboard in the second period after a scoreless first set. With the time winding down in the period and Quinte down by two, the Devils poured on the offence late in the set to tie it up. Scoring in the second for the Devils were Ben Danford and Jared Langdon. Assists came from Langdon and Carson Campbell. The third period would be a back and forth battle with the Waxers once again taking the lead with minutes left in the game. The Devils would not be deterred and with a sixth attacker on the ice Ben Vreugdenhil found the back of the Markham net with 23 seconds left on the clock. Assisting on the tying goal was Nolan Donnelly and Beckett Ewart. Glen McInnes was in net for the tie.
Sunday saw the Devils play host to the Clarington Toros. It would be the Toros to score first early in the game but it would be their only point of the game as Quinte dominated the game, taking a 6-1 victory. Landon Wright would score the tying and go ahead goals in the first set. The first assisted by Ewart and Donnelly, the second unassisted. Vreugdenhil would add another before the end of the first on the set up from Ewart and Deacon Ellis. The second would see Ewart and Braedyn Rogers each add to the scoreboard. Assisting in the second were Donnelly, Rogers, Langdon and Danford. Gage Butcher would add the final goal of the game, assisted by Vreugdenhil and Rogers. Mike McIvor was between the pipes for the win.
The Madison Excavating Minor Bantams will be in Ajax to face the Raiders this upcoming Saturday and home on Sunday at RCAF to host the York-Simcoe Express.
Free Flow Petroleum- Minor Peewee
The Free Flow Petroleum Minor Peewees participated in the Tom Wilson Peewee Classic, in Toronto. Although, the weekend was not closed with their desired ending, the team nevertheless made a name for themselves. The Minor Peewees came out of round-robin action, in the top seed, being the only team (out of twenty) with a flawless 4-0 record and two victories each, for goalies Katste Brant and Cohen Bedore!!
It was a strong start on Friday morning, the Minor Peewees, opened the scoring 3 minutes into their first game, against the North Bay Trappers. From this point onward, the team did not let up, ending the game with a solid 9-2 victory! Earning points for the Minor Peewees were: Kolby Craig (Owen Rivers), Jack Foley (Riley Reid and Matthew Airhart), Airhart (Rivers), Craig (Airhart and Rivers), Kaden Koutroulides (Ryland Cunningham and Foley), Cunningham (Reid and Airhart), Koutroulides (Foley and Cunningham), Craig (Rivers) and Koutroulides (Ryan Babbs and Foley).
Friday afternoon your Minor Peewees faced off against the highly touted Toronto Red Wings. Unbeknownst to their opponent, your Minor Peewees were more than ready to compete! The Devils were not only the first on the scoreboard, they responded after each of the Red Wings goal, with one of their own and came out with a 4-3 victory. Points for the Devils, from: Airhard (Craig and Rivers), Airhart (Craig and Noah Lesser), Rivers (Craig and Reid) and Foley (Cunningham and Koutroulides).
Playing a familiar crew on Saturday. The Minor Peewees met up with a regular season opponent, taking centre ice versus the Ajax-Pickering Raiders (AP Raiders). Knowing not to take the AP Raiders lightly, the Devils kept their sticks on the ice and their sights set on a "W"; earning a 4-3 win to start off day two! Goals against the Raiders, scored by: Cunningham (Foley), Cunningham (Airhart and Kelly), Airhart (Rivers and Lynch), Foley (Koutroulides).
In the final round-robin game versus Kanata Blazers, the Minor Peewees held onto their momemtum carrying forward to their fourth victory (final score: 6-3). Goals scored by: Cunningham (Foley and Lynch), Koutrolides (Foley and Cunningham), Cunningham (Koutroulides and Foley), Airhart (Rivers and MacDonald), Koutroulides (Foley), Airhart (Craig and Rivers).
On Sunday morning, the Devils encountered some familiar faces and back-and-forth game play, as they met up with a league rival, the Whiby Wildcats. The quarterfinals did not prove the be the game the Devils hoped for, although they pressed on, into the moments, when an empty-net goal, translated Whitby's lead, to our loss. Points by: Cunningham (unassisted), Airhart (unassisted), Airhart (Rivers and Craig).
Hold onto the great successes of the weekend (there were many) and let the quarterfinals fuel you to future victories, boys!
Next up: Saturday, hosting Markham at 2pm (Mackay pad - QSWC), followed by a rema tch versus Whitby, at 4:15pm (Iroquois Park, in Whitby).
Foley Bus Lines- Minor Midget
The Foley Bus Lines Minor Midgets were able to grab two of a possible four points this past weekend in ETA action. First up on Saturday the home town Devils hosted the first place York-Simcoe Express which saw the locals fall behind by a 2-0 deficit by the middle of the second frame.
The Devils fought back to tie it in the latter half of the second only to give up another two in the third before scoring one late and then running out of time to ultimately lose the contest 4-3. Sunday, the Devils looked to avenge Saturday’s loss by welcoming in the Ajax-Pickering Raiders to the CAA arena. The QRD’s got on the board first with two in the first period and went on to kill twelve minutes in penalties while scoring once more in the second and adding a shorty in the third to take the contest with a shutout victory 4-0.
Next Action….The boys hit the road for their annual northern swing through Barrie Saturday by taking on the Colts before heading to Rama Sunday to take on the North Central Predators.
McInroy-Maines - Major Midget
The McInroy-Maines Midget Red Devils dropped a heartbreaking 2-1 decision to YSE in their only game of the week. Despite playing their best game of the year and dominating for long stretches, the Devils gave up the winning goal with only 6 seconds remaining.
Beckett Palmer-Stephen scored the only goal from Nate Burelle and Lucas Culhane.
Ethan Fraser took the loss between the pipes.
Devils of the Day were Logan James and Hunter Hall.