Junior C Vets start pre–season

April 30, 2015   ·   0 Comments

The Shelburne Junior C Vets opened their 2014 season with an exhibition game win over the Fergus Thistles at the Arthur Community Centre in Arthur on Saturday, April 25.
A good local crowd was on hand in support of the “Get in touch with Hutch” support campaign named after a local lacrosse player who passed away two years ago.
Vets captain Charlie McCannell set the pace for the Shelburne team as he bagged four goals as well as picking up a pair of assists in Saturday’s game.
New comer Kayden Morely, up from last years Midget squad showed he wants a spot as he collected goal along with two helpers while fifth year veteran Bobby Landers, Nick Fines, Kyle Stavely and Midget pullup Oriole Mandeville helped the cause with singles.
Ty McCallum got three assists with his brother Chase collecting a pair.
Rhett Fleming played a solid game in net the Vets with four goals against him in his two periods while Midget call up Wade Sawyers stepped in to take over in the middle frame.
The teams were tied 3-3 after the first period before the Vets took a 9-7 lead into the third.
A late power play goal by the Thistles closed the gap but that would be the only goal of the period to Shelbune the win.
The final was 9–8.
The Vets were outshot on the night 39–35 in a fairly tame game which saw the Thistles handed seven minutes in minors penalties while the Vets picked up six.
The Vets are back on the floor for practice on Wednesday night at 9 p.m. and open their regular season Sunday, May 10th at 7 p.m. when they host the two time defending west division champion Halton Hills Bulldogs.

By Brian Lockhart



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