Week 4 Recap

Game Summary: Kemptville 73’s vs Brockville Braves

Date: Friday October 13th, 2023

Location: Brockville Memorial Centre

Final Score: Kemptville 73’s 0, Brockville Braves 4

In a game held at the Brockville Memorial Centre on Friday, October 13, 2023, the Brockville Braves secured a decisive victory over the Kemptville 73’s with a final score of 4-0. The first and second periods saw no scoring, but penalties were issued for various infractions, including boarding, high sticking, and roughing.

However, the Brockville Braves came to life in the third period, with a flurry of goals. Mori opened the scoring at 1:37, followed by Watson’s power-play goal at 5:47. Culhane added another goal while shorthanded at 14:15, and Reid sealed the victory with a goal at 15:14.

Despite a close shot count, with Kemptville registering 26 shots and Brockville with 25, the Kemptville 73’s struggled on the power play, going 0 for 4, while Brockville had a successful power play, converting 1 out of 8 opportunities.

Both goaltenders put in solid performances, with Biron from Kemptville making 21 saves out of 25 shots, and Easter from Brockville achieving a shutout with 26 saves. It was a dominant performance by the Brockville Braves, keeping the Kemptville 73’s off the scoreboard and securing the win with four goals in the final period.



Game Summary: Hawkesbury Hawks vs Kemptville 73’s

Date: Sunday October 15th, 2023

Location: Kemptville Municipal Centre

Final Score: Hawkesbury Hawks 6, Kemptville 73’s 3

In a game that took place at the North Grenville Municipal Centre on Sunday, October 15, 2023, the Kemptville 73’s faced the Hawkesbury Hawks, with the Hawks emerging victorious with a final score of 6-3.

The first period began with Gagne from Hawkesbury opening the scoring at the 4-minute mark, and he continued his impressive performance with a shorthanded goal at 17:49. Penalties were issued during the period for various infractions, including hooking and slashing.

The second period saw Gagne netting another goal for the Hawks, this time on the power play at 7:08. Kemptville responded with a goal from Whyte at 8:03. However, the Hawks continued their offensive push, with goals from Minville and Bandu. Penalties continued to be a factor during the second period, with various calls such as roughing and slashing.

The third period witnessed a brief resurgence from the Kemptville 73’s, with Logue scoring just 23 seconds in. However, Hawkesbury’s Minville added another goal at 12:33. Kemptville managed to score one more goal on the power play by Whyte at 19:35. Penalties persisted in the final period, including roughing and cross-checking infractions.

Despite Kemptville’s strong effort, the Hawks held their lead. The shots on goal were in favor of Kemptville, with 43 to Hawkesbury’s 35. Both teams had their opportunities on the power play, with Hawkesbury converting 1 out of 5 chances, and Kemptville managing 1 out of 8. The goaltenders had a busy night, with Chabot from Hawkesbury making 38 saves out of 41 shots, and Biron from Kemptville making 29 saves out of 35 shots.

The game was witnessed by a crowd of 298, and the Hawkesbury Hawks secured the win with a strong offensive display against the Kemptville 73’s.

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