Jr. Gryphons get win, tie in Marlies, Silver Stick tourneys
TORONTO – The Guelph Junior Gryphons opened the minor midget AAA section of the Toronto Marlboros International Holiday Classic hockey tournament with a win and a tie Thursday.
The Junior Gryphs began the tournament with a 2-2 standoff with the Buffalo Regals before they blanked the Peterborough Petes 3-0.
The locals are to complete the preliminary round Friday with games against the Brantford 99ers and Markham Majors. Brantford lost 3-1 to Peterborough and 4-1 to Markham while Markham also battled Buffalo to a scoreless tie.
In the tournament’s minor bantam AAA category, the Junior Gryphs suffered a pair of 7-0 setbacks Thursday as they lost to the Burlington Eagles and the Vaughan Kings. They’ll finish the preliminary round with games against the Chicago Fury and Kitchener Junior Rangers.
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The Guelph Junior Gryphons had a win and a tie in the novice A category of the Brampton Regional Tournament Thursday.
The Junior Gryphs doubled the Richmond Hill Stars 6-3 and tied the Markham Waxers 4-4 Thursday. They’re to complete the preliminary round Friday with a game against the Centre Wellington Fusion.
Thursday, the Fusion dropped Markham 6-1 and Richmond Hill 9-0.
The Guelph Junior Gryphons opened the tournament with a win and a loss in the novice select category Thursday.
The locals downed the Brantford 99ers 9-5, but lost 10-3 to the Innisfil Winterhawks.
The Guelph squad is to complete the preliminary round with games against the Markham Waxers and Caledon Hawks Friday. Markham lost 7-2 to Caledon and 6-5 to Innisfil Thursday while Caledon also defeated Brantford 6-2.
- Guelph Sports Journal