Game Summary: Kemptville 73’s vs Hawkesbury Hawkes
Date: Friday November 17th, 2023
Location: Robert Hartley Sports Complex
Final Score: Kemptville 73’s 3, Hawkesbury Hawkes 6
In an intense battle at the Robert Hartley Sports Complex, the Kemptville 73’s faced the Hawkesbury Hawks, resulting in a 6-3 victory for Kemptville. Despite a challenging first period that saw Hawkesbury take a 2-0 lead with goals from Stubbings and Fournier, Kemptville showcased resilience.
The second period brought both offensive struggles and successes for Kemptville. Hawkesbury extended their lead, but Kemptville answered with a goal from Montoni, narrowing the gap. The period ended with Hawkesbury leading 5-1, but Kemptville maintained their determination.
The third period witnessed a remarkable comeback from Kemptville. Whyte kicked off the resurgence with a power-play goal early on, followed by Kozyra’s contribution, bringing the score to 5-3. Despite Kemptville’s late-game push, Hawkesbury’s Gagne secured the win with a goal at 12:20.
Shots on goal favored Kemptville 39 to 36, highlighting their offensive efforts. Kemptville capitalized on power-play opportunities, showcasing their strategic play. In goal, Ilecki and Biron made commendable saves, but Hawkesbury’s Chabot faced a barrage of shots, making 36 saves.
This game summary reflects Kemptville’s tenacity, showcasing their ability to mount comebacks and capitalize on opportunities. Despite the loss, the 73’s demonstrated their offensive prowess and determination throughout the game.
Game Summary: Brockville Braves vs Kemptville 73’s
Date: Sunday November 19th, 2023
Location: North Grenville Municipal Centre
Final Score: Kemptville 73’s 5, Brockville Braves 4
In an exhilarating clash at the North Grenville Municipal Centre, the Kemptville 73’s secured a hard-fought 5-4 victory against the Brockville Braves. The first period set a dynamic tone as Kemptville’s Whyte netted an early goal, quickly answered by Eccleston of Brockville. However, Kemptville reclaimed the lead with Haughian’s goal, showcasing their offensive prowess. Despite a penalty for Kemptville’s Loreto, the period ended with a 2-1 advantage for the 73’s.
The second period intensified as Brockville rallied with three consecutive goals from Culhane, Coyle, and Esposito, taking a 4-3 lead. Kemptville responded resiliently, with Whyte notching his second goal, tying the game at 4-4 before heading into the final period.
The third period witnessed Kemptville’s determination, with Rutley breaking the tie at 3:18. Whyte sealed the deal with his third goal, assisted by Melvin and Logue, securing a 5-4 victory for the 73’s. Despite a penalty for Sweetapple, Kemptville’s defense held strong, and they emerged triumphant.
Shots on goal favored Kemptville 33 to 27, highlighting their offensive efforts. Both teams faced power play opportunities, but Kemptville’s penalty kill proved effective. In the goaltending battle, Biron of Kemptville made crucial saves, contributing to the team’s success. This game summary underscores Kemptville’s resilience, offensive prowess, and ability to secure a thrilling victory against a formidable opponent.