Atom Wolves return with hardware
Peter Clark, Renfrew Mercury
The Renfrew Atom Timberwolves ended the day on a good note by capturing the C title in South Grenville. In front row from left are Summer Simons, Avery Campbell, Owen Lefebvre, Jonathon Roach, Jack Stewart, Caley Campbell, Nycholas Pearse, Alexander Vanderploeg, Connor Zohr, Justin Schutt and Jack O’Grady; and back row, Liam Todd, Kelson Hart, Colby Bleeks, Carter Sammon and Eric Haskin.
February 5, 2013
The Renfrew Atom Timberwolves came home C champions from the South Grenville Rangers atom hockey tournament last week.
After losing 3-1 to Char-Lan and 4-2 to the host team, the Atom Wolves topped Alexandria in the C final 6-1.
Justin Schutt had four goals in the tournament. Carter Sammon, Owen Lefebvre, Jake O’Grady, Colby Bleeks and Connor Zohr added singles.
Nycholas Pearse earned three assists. Summer Simons and Jonathon Roach handled goaltending duties.
The Atom Wolves also dropped 6-3 decisions to Valley Storm and Muskrat in Upper Ottawa Valley Hockey League play.
Alex Vanderploeg had three goals. Zohr, Sammon and Liam Todd collected singles.
The Novice Wolves ended regular-season play with a 5-0 loss to Pembroke. Owen Osborne was between the pipes.
Three Renfrew teams were in Cornwall on the weekend.
The Minor Midget Timberwolves fared the best. They finished up 2-and-2 and reached the quarterfinal.
The Minor Midgets lost 4-3 to Blackburn, and rebounded with 4-2 and 3-2 wins over Clarence and Perth.
Orleans outscored Renfrew 7-5 in the quarterfinal.
Carson Barber led the Wolves with five goals. Billy Karras and Kevin Crozier added two each. Singles came from Nicholas Hazen, Justin Knight-Locke, Auston Pierce, Matt Stuart, Adam Wright and Justin Visinski.
Austin Scheuneman collected four helpers.
Colin Schwartz went the distance in goal for the Minor Midget Wolves. Schwartz played out in the bantam house all year, and returned to the goalcrease for the first time in a couple of years.
The Bantam Wolves went 1-and-2 in Cornwall with a 3-1 win over South Dundas.
Losses came to Ottawa West 5-4, and Cree Nation, Que. 6-4. Zach Moran had three goals, Ben Scheuneman, Ryan Boudreau and Chase Parkinson two goals, and Nicholas Fleguel and Ben Kubiseski solos.
The Major Midget Wolves went 0-and-3 at the same event.
UOVHL playoffs start this week. The Novice and Minor Midget Wolves have first-round byes. The Peewee Wolves are at home to Petawawa Saturday at 2:15 p.m.
The Rink Rat Pro Shop tied Deep River 0-0 and lost 6-2 to Arnprior in the novice house league.
The shutout was the first in for Brendan Spencer.
Ryan Leclaire was in goal versus Arnprior. Peyton Grey and Jake McLeod were the goalgetters.
Farrell’s topped Canadian Tire 3-1 in an all-Renfrew atom battle.
Maxx Steele, Tommy MacAskill and Alex McCallum scored for Farrell’s. Ryerson Hewitt assisted on all three.
Brandon McCrea notched the Canadian Tire marker.
Katie Brydges earned the goaltending win over Meadow Congdon.
Cobden topped Barker’s 2-0. Brody Bennett was in goal for the Renfrew side.
Fulton’s downed Westmeath 6-2 in the peewee loop.
Cody Mackin had a hat trick and Darin Verch two in the win. Brett Clouthier counted a single.
Ethan Joudrey earned the goalkeeping win.
NAPA had a busy week with five games in seven days.
Wins came over Arnprior 6-0, Barry’s Bay 3-1 and Petawawa 6-1.
They lost 3-1 to Eganville and 3-2 to Barry’s Bay.
Tanton Landriault had nine goals and Stephen Young four. Colton Dowd notched a pair, while singles were supplied by Wyatt St. Michael, Sydney Smart and Brody Byce, who played out when he wasn’t between the pipes.
Darren Gould added three assists versus Arnprior.
Byce had two wins, including the shutout. Bryce Schaap registered the other win.
NAPA and Fulton’s square off in the opening round of the peewee playoffs. The first game is Sunday at 2 p.m.
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