Centre Dufferin wins, will host boys’ hockey play-in game
SHELBURNE – The Centre Dufferin Royals earned the right to host what is essentially a play-in game in the District 4/10 high school boys’ hockey league with a 6-4 victory over the Centre Wellington Falcons Thursday at the Centre Dufferin Recreation Complex Thursday.
That game was the final one of the league’s regular season and moved Centre Dufferin from a tie for eighth with the Erin Raiders into a tie for seventh with the Bishop Macdonell Celtics. Bishop Mac wins the tiebreaker thanks to a 4-3 win over Centre Dufferin in their season opener Nov. 13 at the Gryphon Centre.
Centre Dufferin is to host Erin in Shelburne Monday at 1:30 p.m. in the lone opening-round game. Winner advances to a quarter-final game with the first-place Ross Royals at the Victoria Road arena next Friday at 2:30 p.m.
Thursday, Jackson Davis, Ayrton Pomeroy and Owen Stinson each scored twice for Centre Dufferin while Trent Harris had two goals for Centre Wellington and Nolan O’Brien and Easton Martin had one apiece.
Wednesday, Norwell Varsity Reds blanked Bishop Mac 4-0 at the Gryphon Centre. Scoring details and goaltender who had the shutout were not reported.
Ross finished atop the standings with an 11-1-0-0 (W-L-T-OL) record. They were followed by the St. James Lions at 10-2-0-0, Norwell at 8-2-0-2, Orangeville Bears at 8-3-0-1, Centennial Spartans at 6-5-0-1, Centre Wellington at 5-6-1-0, Bishop Mac at 2-9-0-1, Centre Dufferin at 2-9-1-0 and Erin at 1-10-0-1.
St. James is to host Bishop Mac Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Victoria Road arena in the quarter-finals while Centre Wellington is to play Norwell at Palmerston arena Thursday at 2 p.m. and Orangeville is to host Centennial at the Tony Rose arena Thursday at 2 p.m.
- Guelph Sports Journal