CFN – Kalem Sigsworth scored three goals and Chris Love and Chris Herbert scored two goals each as the St. Lawrence College River Dogs men’s hockey team skated to a 9-3 win over the rival St. Lawrence College Cornwall Sharks at the Benson Centre on Friday, Dec. 9.
The two teams play each other in an exhibition annually, as they prepare for the upcoming season.
The River Dogs also received goals by Eric Ringer and Brady Cherry.
Wallace Thompson scored two of the Sharks goals, with Dylan Prendergast scoring the other.
The two teams will get a rematch when they compete in the River Dogs Men’s Hockey Invitiational Tournament in Brockville Jan. 12-13.
The teams will open the tournament with a game against each other at the Brockville Memorial Centre on Jan. 12 at 4 p.m.
The game was a tuneup for both teams, as they prepare for a number of Ontario Colleges Athletic Association Tournaments. The Schooners, will next compete in the Redeemer Invitational February. 4, while the Sharks will play in the Centennial Invitational January 21.
Melissa Cordick scored for the Schooners, on a kick from just past midfield, to give SLC Brockville an early 1-0 lead. But Pearce and Atwell scored for Cornwall before the first half was over. Tyrell and Warren added second half goals.
The game was the first contest against a fellow OCAA team this year for both teams, although both teams play in local women’s indoor leagues.
The Sharks are preparing for the Centennial College Invitational January 21, while the Schooners are preparing for Redeemer Invitational, Feb. 4.