Week 8 Recap

Game Summary: Kemptville 73’s vs Cornwall Colts

Date: Thursday November 9th, 2023

Location: Ed Lumley Arena

Final Score: Cornwall Colts 5, Kemptville 73’s 2

In a face-off at Ed Lumley Arena, the Kemptville 73’s clashed with the Cornwall Colts, resulting in a 5-2 victory for Cornwall. The first period set the tone for Cornwall’s dominance as they swiftly secured a 3-1 lead. Montroy of Cornwall fired the opening shot, swiftly followed by Lessard’s contribution. Kemptville, however, managed to respond with a power play goal by Thomas, showcasing their resilience.

As the game progressed into the second period, Cornwall continued to assert their control. Perron’s goal early in the period extended Cornwall’s lead to 4-1. Kemptville faced penalty challenges, with Rutley penalized for high sticking, but both teams managed to maintain discipline.

The third period saw Kemptville making a push with Logue’s goal, narrowing the gap to 4-2. Despite Kemptville’s effort, Cornwall maintained their lead, with Walker sealing the deal with a power play goal at 11:55. The game concluded with Cornwall securing a 5-2 victory.

Shots on goal reflected Cornwall’s offensive prowess, outshooting Kemptville 47 to 23. Both teams had their share of power play opportunities, with Cornwall capitalizing twice on five attempts. In the goaltending battle, Biron of Kemptville faced a barrage of shots, making 42 saves, while Hickey of Cornwall stood strong against 23 shots, saving 21. Despite Kemptville’s efforts, Cornwall’s strategic play and power play proficiency ultimately secured their triumph in this matchup.




Game Summary: Renfrew Wolves vs Kemptville 73’s

Date: Sunday November 12th, 2023

Location: North Grenville Municipal Centre

Final Score:, Kemptville 73’s 5, Renfrew Wolves 6

In a thrilling matchup at the North Grenville Municipal Centre, the Kemptville 73’s faced off against the Renfrew Wolves in a closely contested game that ended with Renfrew narrowly edging out Kemptville 6-5. The first period showcased the teams’ offensive prowess, with Letourneau of Renfrew opening the scoring, quickly answered by Montoni of Kemptville. Despite a late power play goal by Renfrew’s Carter, the period ended with a 2-1 lead for Renfrew.

The second period saw Renfrew extending their lead with goals from Gorzelnik and Letourneau, putting them up 5-1. Kemptville faced penalty challenges, but both teams displayed physicality on the ice. Despite being down, Kemptville remained resilient, heading into the third period determined to mount a comeback.

The third period proved to be a dramatic turnaround for Kemptville. Logue ignited the comeback with two quick goals, narrowing the gap to 5-3. Renfrew’s Letourneau responded, but Kemptville continued to surge forward with goals from Bennett and Loreto. In the dying moments of the game, Kemptville’s late offensive push fell just short as Renfrew secured a 6-5 victory.

Despite the loss, Kemptville displayed resilience and a potent offensive performance in the third period. Shots on goal favored Kemptville 38 to 28, showcasing their offensive efforts. Renfrew capitalized on power play opportunities, while Kemptville faced challenges converting on their power plays. The game highlighted Kemptville’s determination and offensive prowess, even in the face of a narrow defeat.


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