Keeping the puck out.
The Renfrew Midget Timberwolves pressure the Muskrat Voyageurs and goaltender Quinton Kennedy in tournament play at Renfrew Jan. 5. The Wolves rallied from a two-goal deficit to tie the game 2-2 before losing 3-2 in a shootout.
John Carter, Renfrew Mercury
The Renfrew Novice Timberwolves won two of three games Dec. 29 to earn the B title at their own annual hockey tournament at the Ma-Te-Way Activity Centre.
The Renfrew squad defeated the Arnprior Packers 5-1 and Almonte 4-1.
The loss came by a 4-2 margin to eventual tournament champion Nepean.
Angus Duchene had four goals on the day, and Luke Steele a pair. Singles came from Braeden Curley, Carter Jarrett, Garrett Box, Ryan Kelusky and Chase Congdon.
Congdon added three assists and Steele two.
Owen Osborne went the distance between the pipes.
The Muskrat Voyageurs won the Major Midget Timberwolves annual tournament last Saturday.
Spearheaded by Tyler Bennett’s three goals, the Cobden squad doubled the Char-Lan Rebels 4-2 in the final of the four-team event.
Renfrew lost 3-2 to Muskrat on a Johnross Headrick goal in a shootout, edged the Athens Aeros 4-3 in a shootout, and were blanked 2-0 by Char-Lan.
Cody Corbin had two goals, and Jonathon Vezina, Adam Martin and Craig Leclerc singles for the Midget Wolves. Martin and Vezina also pegged shootout markers.
Travis Lemay had a 32-save performance versus Char-Lan. Chloe Eady posted the shootout win.
The Bantam Wolves went 0-and-3 at the Smiths Falls Bears tournament during the Christmas break. Both Midget Wolves teams went 1-and-2.
Leclerc, Vezina and Kody Tracey scored for the Major Midgets.
The Novice Wolves and Arnprior tied 3-3 in Upper Ottawa Valley Hockey League play.
Duchene had two goals and Congdon a single. Osborne was between the pipes.
Muskrat shut down the Peewee Wolves 2-0. Luke Moran held goalcrease duties for Renfrew.
The Bantam Wolves lost 3-1 to Deep River and skated to a 4-4 deadlock with Pembroke. Chase Parkinson had two goals, Kraig Thompson and Ben Scheuneman scored in the tie. Jared Leclaire tallied versus Deep River.
Carter Atkins look the loss while Carter Blimkie was between the pipes in Pembroke.
On Saturday, Jan. 12, the Novice Wolves host Petawawa at noon.
The Atom Wolves take on Valley Storm at 1 p.m. while the Major Midget Wolves meet Pembroke at 6 p.m.
The Major Midgets also take on Arnprior Monday at 9:30 p.m.