Sports in the Glens
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Lancaster's Philippe Veilleux will be in Ottawa later this week, competing with the Concordia University men's baseball team in the national championship tournament.
The Stingers qualified as a wildcard entry after winning back-to-back games last weekend over Montreal.
Veilleux, who studies urban planning at Concordia, is an outfielder with the team.
The tournament is scheduled to run Oct. 18 to 21, with the Stingers scheduled to play three round-robin games: Oct. 18 at 3 p.m. versus New Brunswick, Oct. 19 at 10 a.m. against McGill, and Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. versus Carleton.
The action is scheduled to be streamed on Facebook here.
Prescott-Russell high school league girls soccer is taking place today in Alexandria, with games at le Relais and Island Park.
Next action for the senior les Rapides squad is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. at the school, where le Relais will square off against a team from Russell.
The junior girls' opening match is currently underway at the park, with their second action set for 12:45 p.m. versus VCI.
Last weekend, the inaugural season for the Cornwall senior 'A' Prowlers hockey team got underway, with the squad playing to a 13-6 victory in Cumberland.
Alexandria's Pierre Luc Sabourin chalked up three assists in the contest, while Williamstown's Jesse Fontaine picked up one. Three players – Jonathan Labelle, Dominic Leveille, and Brandon Gilmour – had hat tricks. Other goals were notched by Chris Rutley, Sebastien Thinel, Thomas McRae, and Brody Taylor.
Josh Loney backstopped the win in net, facing 46 shots. The Prowlers fired a whopping 65 shots on the Bandits goal.
The team's next game will see the Prowlers skating on home ice, Saturday, Oct. 20, at 8 p.m., at Cornwall's multi-sport complex. The Comets, from Fort Coulange, Quebec, will provide the opposition.
The cross-country running season is underway for local elementary and high school student-athletes. This week's edition of The Glengarry News includes results from the recent Turkey Trot.
We will have results from the Iona Academy meet in The News next week.
Today, Oct. 12, there's a run in Winchester (Grade 7 through 12), and on Oct. 17, Winchester will be the site of the SD&G high school championships.
GDHS intermediate (Grade 7 & 8) runners participated in an Oct. 10 event at Gray's Creek, with three Gaels capturing first-place honours. See next week's edition of The News for details. Here's a photo of the team, courtesy of Shana Thomas Lajoie.
In game two of their five-game road trip, the Alexandria Glens of the CCHL2 on Tuesday suffered a 10-2 loss to the unbeaten Ottawa, Jr. Canadians.
Next home action is set for Oct. 21.
In between, the Glens have games in Richmond, Casselman, and Cobden (Whitewater).
For more, check out this week's edition of The Glengarry News.
On Thursday night at the Cornwall Civic Complex, the CCHL Colts surrendered an unassisted marker in overtime, as Rockland prevailed 3-2.
Josh Barnes had a goal and an assist for the Colts. Dylan Massie chipped in one tally and a helper.
Rockland outshot the Colts 40-25, with Mike Carr making 37 saves in a losing effort.
Cornwall's Hardest Working Player was Alexim Veilleux, while three stars were first Josh Barnes (COR), second Wade Brennan (ROC), and third Simon Labelle (ROC).
Next home game is slated for Thursday, October 11, to host the Smiths Falls Bears. Game time is 7:30 p.m.
In other results last weekend, the Colts dropped a 5-4 decision in Hawkesbury on Saturday and suffered a 4-3 overtime defeat Monday in Carleton Place. Glengarrians Ben Dirven and David Poirier were amongst the Cornwall goal scorers.
– with files from David Murphy
The second tournament of the season for high school junior football will take place Wednesday, Oct. 10, at Glengarry DHS, where the host Gaels will entertain Gananoque and St. Joseph's (Cornwall), beginning at noon.
Last week, the opening games took place, and we have the details in The Glengarry News.
Photos from the Oct. 3 action in Cornwall can be viewed in our online gallery here.