Mon, January 31st, 2011


Another tough weekend for Navy Vets

By Elliot Ferguson Sentinel-Review

WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock Navy Vets continued to languish in last place in the Niagara West division after a pair of weekend losses.

The Navy Vets were outscored 17-3 in games against the Simcoe Storm and the Aylmer Spitfires.

The visiting Storm shut out the navy Vets 8-0 Friday night.

Simcoe goaltender Kris McCoubrey stopped all 38 Woodstock shots to earn his first shutout of the season.

Simcoe forward Tristan Lysko led his team with a hat trick while forwards Pat Bates, Jordan Paton, Pat Fergus, Mac Wood and Corey Bethune each added singles.

Woodstock goaltender Neil Pittock faced 34 shots, making 24 saves in the loss.

Woodstock first goal of the weekend didn't come until late in the second period of Saturday's game in Aylmer.

By then, the team was well on its way to its second loss of the weekend.

Aylmer had already hit the back of the net six times on goals by Mike Belanger, Mark Pfohl, Curtis Maracle, Will Cook, Todd Laurindo and Chad Brulotte.

Woodstock's Christian Crossett finally put the Navy Vets on the board at 16:49 of the second period.

After that, the teams traded goals, with Aylmer's Pfohl scoring his second and teammate Cassidy North scoring twice. Woodstock's Derek Cowing and Brynn Schultz scored for the Navy Vets.

Woodstock Pittock and Trevor Calic shared the goaltender duties, with Pittock facing 10 shots and making three saves and Calic facing four shots and making two saves.

Aylmer goaltender Brian Valentine faced 11 shots and stopped 10 of them. Lucas Easterbrook faced another four shots and made two saves.

The two losses leaves Woodstock in last place the Niagara West division, with 7-25-4 record.