WINCHESTER – The Winchester Hawks faced a pair of Martin Division rivals over the weekend, gaining two out of a possible four points.
Last Friday (Dec. 15), the Hawks (7-23-1-0) lost 4-3 at home to the Alexandria Glens (16-12-1-0).
The Glens opened the game with three goals, beginning with a power play tally by Alexandre Elie, which beat Hawks goalie Brent Pledge-Dickson.
The Glens struck again 28 seconds later when Dylan Stacey increased the away team’s lead by a pair of goals.
After Reggy St-Surin scored shorthanded for Alexandria, Kyle Kuehni helped bring the Hawks within two on the power play. Evan Landry and Hunter Randell added assists.
Alexandria closed out the first period with Dylan Stacey’s second goal of the night.
After a second period, which saw no scoring, the Hawks added two goals in the third. Kristian Palmer would beat Glens goalie Nicolas Rousseau with Joey Driscoll getting the assist.
Randell would get his second point of the night when he scored to put the Hawks within a goal to close out the game.
Hawks defeat Rebels
The Hawks would get back in the win column to close out the weekend on Sunday (Dec. 17) after they defeated the Char-Lan Rebels 2-1.
Miguel Pare scored the first goal of the game in the second period for the Hawks, beating Rebels goalie Grant Craig. Evan Landry and Christophe Lemay would get the assists.
The Rebels evened the game at one when Dylan Seguin put the puck past Hawks goalie Darien Johnson.
The deadlock didn’t last long, however, as Jeremy Fidaoui put the Hawks back up by one. Joey Driscoll and Dylan Lavallee set up the Fidaoui goal.
Hawks goalie Johnson was tested in the win, facing 35 shots in the victory.
Winchester was scheduled to travel to Ottawa to face the Canadians (23-7-1-1) on Tuesday (Dec. 19).
The Hawks will host the Arnprior Packers (14-17-1-0) on Friday (Dec. 22) at the Joel Steele Community Centre. Game time is at 8:15 pm.