Lambton Jr. Sting AAA Major Atom team participated in the highly competitive
Compuware HoneyBaked “AAA” Invite over the weekend in Detroit and advanced
to the Gold Quarter Finals. The boys had one win, one tie and one loss in
round robin play before dropping an 8-3 loss at the hands of Detroit
Compuware in the Quarter Final.
Game 1 had
the team up against the very strong Pittsburg Penguins Elite AAA team. The
Sting gave the Penguins a game, trailing 1-0 after the first and 2-0 after
two, but fell 4-0. Carter La Rocque played well in net and kept the Sting
in the game.
rallied back in game 2 with a strong and decisive 7 – 0 win over Meijer
AAA. Caiden Smit earned the Shut-out. Scoring for the Atoms were Tanner
Winegard and Seth Ainsworth with two each, Adam Osler, Garret Pearce and
Aaron Shanks with one apiece. Pearce, Ryan Vidler and Ryan Pageau each
picked up two assists. Single Assists went to Logan O’Leary-Dilosa, Jace Mc
Grail, Landon Buckingham, Shanks, Adam Maitland, Jaxon Priddle and Evan
Game 3 was
an existing 3-3 draw versus the Oakland Jr. Grizzlies. Aaron Shanks led the
attack with a pair of goals. Jaxon Priddle chipped in with a single. Adam
Maitland picked up two assists while single assists went to Pearce, Pageau,
Shanks and Priddle. La Rocque was strong in net for the Sting.
final match up had the Sting up against the mighty Detroit Compuware. A
weak second period was the difference as the Sting gave up 5 goals in the
period in an 8-3 loss. Although a lopsided loss the team never gave up and
won the 3rd period, 2 goals to 1. Scoring for the Sting were
Priddle, Buckingham and Pageau. Assists went to Osler, Jace Mc Grail,
Morningstar, Luke Doan, Pearce and Maitland.
are off until Wednesday as the get back to league play versus the
Elgin-Middlesex Chiefs in Komoka.