QRD Weekly Report #21 - Monday March 25, 2024, News (Quinte Red Devils)

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QRD Weekly Report #21 - Monday March 25, 2024
Breaway Fuels U10's are OMHA Champions!


 

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U10 Red Devils Are OMHA Red Hat Champions!!

 

The Breakaway Fuels U10 Red Devils travelled to Newmarket this weekend and came home with the OMHA Championship!!!

 

Friday morning saw the Devils kick off the OMHA finals weekend with the first game of the tournament against the Barrie Colts.  This one was all Red Devils as they scored 32 seconds in and never looked back on their way to an 8-1 win.   After some rest and recharging the boys squared off against the OMHA west’s number two seed the Hamilton Steel.  Once again, the young devils started the game off quick with a goal just 11 seconds in.  They would continue to keep their foot on the gas and came away with a convincing 6-1 win.

 

Saturday had the Breakaway Fuels boys playing just a single game against a tough Guelph Gryphons squad.  This one was back and forth with numerous chances at both ends and the goalies stole the show.  Quinte took this much tighter match by a 3-1 score and booked their spot for Sunday with the number one seed in the Semi-finals.

 

Sunday started early with an 8am game against their eastern rivals the Central Ontario Wolves.  Central would get the early jump this time scoring just 27 seconds in before Quinte would answer 47 seconds later.  The first period would end tied 1-1.  The second period saw the young devils open things up and score three more to take a 4-2 lead into the third.  After an early goal to increase things to 5-2 the Wolves flipped the script and scored three straight in eight minutes to tie the score.  This one would need overtime to find a winner and a spot in the finals.  After six and a half nail biting minutes Jackson Simpson made a power move to the net and buried the winner and sent the Quinte faithful in attendance into a frenzy. 

 

Four hours later the puck dropped on the OMHA final and a rematch with the Barrie Colts.  Much like in the semis, the Colts jumped off to an early lead in a fast-paced game and the Devils would trail 1-0 after the first.  A power play goal by Kolton Solmes (Kai Mackie) would even the score five minutes into the second but just forty seconds later the Colts would strike again.  It was end-to-end action throughout the second period until Reid Haley would find the back of the Colts net late in the second to tie the game again. This nerve-wracking game would come down to the final fifteen minute frame to decide the U10 AAA champion.  The young devils dug deep and found the energy they needed to score four unanswered goals in the third period and walk away with the Red Hats and Quinte’s first ever U10 OMHA Championship.  Goal scorers in the third were Mackie (Solmes, Ethan Dowling), Greyson Rennie unassisted, Haley (Mackie) and Jackson Simpson (Wade Robinson).  

 

The entire coaching staff is extremely proud of the team’s effort and the way the represented Quinte both on and off the ice this weekend and the entire season.  In total this team of young athletes finished their season with an astonishing 74-6-3 record!    

 

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The Gillespie’s Tree Service U14 Quinte Red Devils travelled to Newmarket this past weekend to compete at the OMHA Championship. 



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They started the round robin games against the Central Ontario Wolves Friday afternoon. After a back and forth start to the game the Devils walked away with a 3-2 win to start the weekend. 

The Devils were ready to go Saturday morning when they faced off against the Credit River Capitals for the first time this season. After Credit River got off to a hot start the Devils surged back to take a convincing 5-3 win, clinching first place in their pool. 

With a quick turn around the Devils played against the Niagara North Stars Saturday night and ended up dropping the game 5-3. 

The Devils were back in action Sunday morning to play against the Barrie Jr. Colts in the semi-finals. After a hard-fought game, the Devils dropped this one 7-4 to end their tournament run.  

ON DECK: The squad qualified for the OHL Cup in Kingston April 20th weekend with the third place finish at the OMHA Championship.

 

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The Bonn Law QRD U13 AAA Team have punched their ticket to The OMHA Championships, after finishing the playoffs with a 10-0-0 record.

 

On Saturday, The Devils traveled to Peterborough to take on the Petes. In an exciting, back and forth game, it was The Devils who came out on top with a 4-1 win, clinching their spot at The OMHA Championships March 29th. Lighting the lamp in the game; James Gullage, Rowyn Haley, Tyler Martin and Miller Nicholson. Assists; Martin, Noah Hughes (2), Edmund Dowling (2), Mason Whalen (2). Dax Sage was fantastic between the pipes for the win. 

 

On Sunday, The Red Devils would host The Central Ontario Wolves, in front of a large crowd in Marmora. As usual, the two teams played a competitive, hard-fought game, keeping fans on the edge of their seats. Both goalies made several highlight reel saves in the game, as The Red Devils skated to a 2-1 win to complete their 10-0-0 playoff record. Rowyn Haley and James Gullage had the goals in the game, assisted by Shea Teather, Brody Grant, Miller Nicholson and Oliver McCulloch. Matt Travers was awesome in net for his team.

 

ON DECK: The Bonn Law QRD U13 Team are excited to be heading to the OMHA Championships in Kingston March 29-31. The coaching staff could not be prouder of the team and how hard they have worked this season. Let’s Go QRD!

 

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The Madison Excavating QRD U12s had an incredible finish to the 2023-2024 season

 

The U12s represented the East division at the OMHA Championships in Newmarket this past weekend. The team finished with a 1-1-1 record after round-robin play, securing their spot in the semi-final game on Sunday morning. 

 

The OMHAs kicked off on the afternoon of Friday, March the 22nd, when QRD went head-to-head with the York-Simcoe Express, who are currently the 12th-ranked team in the province. The Devils showed resilience and grit, and the battle ended in a 1-1 tie. The following Saturday morning, the Devils faced off against the Southern Tier Admirals. The team played hard but were unable to defeat the Admirals; the game concluding in a 5-4 loss. On Saturday evening, Quinte faced the 13th-ranked team in the province, the Niagara North Stars. QRD played a strong game and managed to shut the North Stars out with a 2-0 win. QRD had officially secured their spot in the semi-final game. Early Sunday morning, QRD brought their best to the semi-final game against the Barrie Junior Colts, the 8th-ranked team in the province, and two-time previous winners of the OMHAs. It was a hard-fought game, but unfortunately, Quinte came away with a 5-0 loss, eliminating them from the tournament. Nonetheless, making it to the final four was a phenomenal way for the U12 Quinte Red Devils to end their season. 

 

Coach’s Corner with Head Coach, Evan Osterhout: “The team once again showed that they never give up, in advancing to the OMHA final four. The coaches are very proud of the players for the work and determination put in this season. It has been a lot of fun along the way.”

 

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The 417 Bus Line U11 Red Devils are Headed to the OMHA Championships 

 

The U11ss won all three of their playoff games this week. They went undefeated in round robin playoff action with a record of 10-0 and are off to Kingston for the OMHA Championships.

 

Wednesday night the team travelled to Kingston to take on the Jr. Gaels. The Red Devils skated to a 5-1 win. Scoring for Quinte were Max Norton (2), Will Beebe, Matt Dawson and Jaxon Elrick. Assisting on the goals were Jaxon Elrick (2), Noah Gilchrist (2), Kash Nelson, Malkin Courtney and Linden Ludolph. Lily Groeneveld made some big saves in net, picking up the win and Max Norton was named the Devil of The Day.

 

Thursday the team hosted the Ajax-Pickering Raiders at RCAF. Quinte came out on top by a score of 8-0. Scoring for the Red Devils were Dawson Szubzda-Hill (2), Will Beebe (2), Jaxon Elrick, Ryker Thompson, Linden Ludolph and Max Norton. Picking up assists were Noah Gilchrist (2), Kash Nelson (2), Szubzda-Hill, Norton, Mac Brown, Brayden Starughan and Cohen Reid.

Blake Laurin was stellar in net with the shutout and Ludolph was named the Devil of The Day.

 

Saturday the Red Devils played their last playoff game in Marmora against the Oshawa Generals. Quinte won 9-1. Scoring Quinte’s goals were Kash Nelson (3), Will Beebe (2), Max Norton, Mac Brown, Matt Dawson and Cohen Reid. Assisting on the goals were Beebe (5), Nelson (3), Noah Gilchrist, Dawson Szubzda-Hill, Malkin Courtney, Brayden Straughan, Ryker Thompson and Cohen Reid. Lily Groeneveld was in net for the win and Matt Dawson was named the Devil of The Day.

 

ON DECK: The 417 Bus Line U11 Red Devils are in Kingston for the OMHA Championships, March 29-31. Game times are Friday at 10am, 5:30pm and Saturday at 1pm.

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