Hockey

Avs locked in 3-way tie for fifth place


Ancaster-AvsANCASTER — It was another up and down weekend for the Ancaster Avalanche.

The Junior B hockey squad posted a win and a loss to Fort Erie Meteors and Caledonia Pro Fit Corvairs respectively in Golden Horseshoe Conference action.

Last Thursday (Oct. 16), the Avalanche edged the Meteors 3-2 before falling 6-1 to Caledonia on Saturday night. Ancaster is tied for fifth spot in the GHC standings with five wins, six losses and a tie for 11 points in 12 games. Niagara Falls and Thorold share the position with the Avs.

This week, the Avs play the Pelham Pirates, winless in 13 outings, Friday at 7:30 p.m. in the Pelham Arena. The next night, league leading Welland Junior Canadians (11-2-0) will take on Ancaster in the Morgan Firestone Arena at 7:30.

Blake Luscombe connected for a goal and two assists against Fort Erie with Cooper Richards, and Cole Nagy adding a goal each. The Avs were outshot. 29-26.

Saturday night, Hayden Guitard had the Avs’ lone goal against Caledonia. The Corvairs outshot their hosts, 49-21, in the chippy affair. Thirty penalties produced 98 minutes in penalties

SCORING SUMMARIES

Fort Erie at Ancaster

Period 1
Fort Erie – Romaeo D Intino (Holden Garlent, Devin Darrah) 3:52

Penalties
Period 1

Ancaster – Cooper Richards – (Hooking), 2 MIN, 7:17
Fort Erie – Alex Hurran – (Holding Stick), 2 MIN, 11:29
Ancaster – Blake Luscombe – (Roughing), 2 MIN, 13:51

Period 2
Ancaster – Cooper Richards (Blake Luscombe) 8:46
Ancaster – Blake Luscombe (Lucas Pozzobon) 14:45

Penalties
Ancaster – Michael Faliero – (Cross Checking), 2 MIN, 6:50
Fort Erie – Dakota Miskolczi – (Cross Checking), 2 MIN, 8:25
Fort Erie – Richard DeMarco – (High Sticking), 2 MIN, 11:06
Ancaster – Ryan Knill – (Interference), 2 MIN, 16:20
Ancaster – Lucas Triemstra – (Roughing), 2 MIN, 18:57
Fort Erie – Dakota Miskolczi – (Slashing), 2 MIN, 18:57

Period 3
Ancaster – Cole Nagy (power play) (Blake Luscombe, Cooper Richards) 8:00
Fort Erie – Dalton Tartaglia (Jeff Avolio) 18:21

Penalties
Fort Erie – Mackenzie Passero – (Slashing), 2 MIN, 7:04
Ancaster – Ryan Cox – (High Sticking), 2 MIN, 11:10
Fort Erie – Richard DeMarco – (Abuse of Officials) (Misconduct) (M21), 10 MIN, 16:06

Caledonia at Ancaster

Period 1
Ancaster – Hayden Guitard (Donato Cipriano, Max Balinson) 18:58

Penalties
Caledonia – Riley Vanhorne – (Hooking), 2 MIN, 0:26
Caledonia – Connor Bramwell – (Roughing), 2 MIN, 11:01
Ancaster – Blake Luscombe – (Tripping), 2 MIN, 11:32
Ancaster – Blake Luscombe – (Checking from Behind), 2 MIN, 11:32
Ancaster – Blake Luscombe – (Checking from Behind) (Game Misconduct), 0 MIN, 11:32
Ancaster – Cooper Richards – (Roughing), 2 MIN, 16:09
Caledonia – Ryan Moran – (Roughing), 2 MIN, 16:09
Ancaster – Michael Faliero – (Slashing), 2 MIN, 18:04

Period 2
Caledonia – Connor Bramwell (Mitch Purdie, Jordan Peacock) 6:14

Penalties
Ancaster – Marcus Baird – (Interference), 2 MIN, 2:30
Ancaster – Ryan Knill – (High Sticking), 2 MIN, 8:15
Ancaster – Ryan Cox – (Roughing after Whistle) (Double Minor), 4 MIN, 10:55
Caledonia – Daniel Puglese – (Slashing), 2 MIN, 10:55
Caledonia – Daniel Puglese – (Roughing after Whistle) (Double Minor), 4 MIN, 10:55
Caledonia – Daniel Puglese – (Inciting an Opponent) (Misconduct), 10 MIN, 10:55
Caledonia – Justin Abraham – (Roughing after Whistle) (Double Minor), 4 MIN, 10:55
Ancaster – Michael Faliero – (Roughing after Whistle), 2 MIN, 10:55
Ancaster – Michael Faliero – (Inciting an Opponent) (Misconduct), 10 MIN, 10:55
Ancaster – Spencer Leenders – (Roughing after Whistle), 2 MIN, 10:55
Ancaster – Spencer Leenders – (Inciting an Opponent) (Misconduct), 10 MIN, 10:55
Caledonia – Jayme Forslund – (Slashing), 2 MIN, 13:04
Caledonia – Riley Vanhorne – (Roughing), 2 MIN, 14:10

Period 3
Caledonia – Jake Brown (Connor Patton, Todd Ratchford) 3:31
Caledonia – Jordan Peacock (Austin McEneny, Jayme Forslund) 3:55
Caledonia – Jordan Peacock (Austin McEneny, Mitch Purdie) 4:17
Caledonia – Jordan Peacock (power play) (Connor Bramwell, Austin McEneny) 9:59
Caledonia – Jake Brown (Mitch Purdie, Cosimo Fontana) 12:14

Period 3
Caledonia – Connor Patton – (Delay of Game), 2 MIN, 0:00
Caledonia – Ryan Moran – (Roughing), 2 MIN, 4:52
Ancaster – Ryan Cox – (Cross Checking), 2 MIN, 9:30
Caledonia – Cosimo Fontana – (Inciting an Opponent) (Misconduct), 10 MIN, 12:14
Ancaster – Cooper Richards – (Inciting an Opponent) (Misconduct), 10 MIN, 12:14
Caledonia – Daniel Puglese – (Roughing), 2 MIN, 14:18

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