The Kemptville 73's struggled against the Ottawa Junior Senators allowing Silas Mattawashish to score a hat trick as the 73's crushed Ottawa 7-2 in a home game at Bell Sensplex – Canadian Tire Arena in Kemptville. The Ottawa Junior Senators took the lead before the halfway point in the second on a goal from Conor Smart.
Jacob Shankar contributed with 2 points (1 goal, 1 assist). Griffin Mcgregor chipped in with 3 points (2 goals, 1 assist) and Nick Lalonde delivered for his team with 3 points (1 goal, 2 assists).
In the first, Shankar opened the scoring for Kemptville with a goal at 19:45 with helpers from teammates Hunter “a” and Kirkby “c”.
During the second period, Mcgregor answered for the Junior Senators with a goal at 3:53 with helpers from his linemates, Lalonde and Guy. Mcgregor netted a goal at 6:33 with assists from his linemates, Blacksmith and Lalonde. Samanski “a” answered for the 73’s with a goal at 8:58 with assists from his linemates, Mcgrath and Shankar. Smart answered for Ottawa with what turned out to be the game winning goal at 13:49 with helpers from his linemates, Blacksmith and Anderson. Mattawashish quickly followed with a goal at 14:45 with an assist from fellow Junior Senators forward Boulerice.
During the third period, Lalonde netted a goal at 7:18 with helpers from his linemates, Mcgregor and Guy. Mattawashish deposited a goal at 12:15 with assists from Walsh and White. Mattawashish scored a goal at 19:26 with a helper from Smart.
This loss brings the Kemptville 73’s’ record to (4-3-0-0).