The Sarnia Novice 1 Pacers
competed hard this weekend at the Legends of Lacrosse Tournament in St.
Catharine’s Ontario. Finishing the weekend with 1 win, 2 loses and a tie.
Also in action the Sarnia Novice 2 Pacers
went 0 and 4 at the Herb Lea Memorial Tournament this weekend. Despite a great
effort from every player and coach they were unable to make it to the finals.
The Novice 1 Pacers opened play Friday night with a close contest against Six Nations which ended in a 6-6 tie. Saturday morning would bring their next contest and the Pacers would drop a 6-3 game to the Burlington Chiefs. Saturday afternoon play saw an aggressive Pacers team dominate Kitchener-Waterloo 6-2. Sunday's semi final game against Whitby did not go as planned and the Pacers ended up on the wrong side of a 10-6 game.
Both goalies Cayle Jolicouer and Thomas Browning did a great job between the pipes all weekend.
Leading the team this weekend was Haiden Robinson with 4 goals and 3 assists.
Mason Brown had 4 goals and 1 assist
Lucas Ross with 2 goals and 4 assists.
In their first tournament action of the season the Novice 2 Pacers were on home turf to play in the Herb Lea.
Friday night the Pacers played the Hamilton Bengals losing 9-4. The Pacers were paced by call ups Noal Grondin with 1 goal, Addison Robinson with 2 goals. Max Arns added another goal and assists went to Conner McKeller, Cooper Kennedy and Zack Mara.
Saturday mornings game ended with a 7-2 loss to Oshawa 7-2. Pacers goals were scored by Carter Cousins and Brogan Smith. Next up was Wallaceburg and a 10-2 loss that featured goals from Carter Cousins and Cooper Kennedy.
In a tight final game, the Pacers played the Milton Mavericks and narrowly missed grabbing their first win of the tournament losing 3-1. Conner McKeller would score the lone goal assisted by Gavin Smith.