Bears hockey team at OFSAA

March 19, 2014   ·   0 Comments

The ODSS Bears hockey team are battling it out at the Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations (OFSSA) final tournament in Oakville.

In the opening round on Tuesday, March 18, the squad had a .500 day.

In game one, the Bears came out on top with an 8-3 win over St. Jean de Brebeuf Catholic Secondary School.

ODSS goals came from Travis Brown and Zachary Banks in the first period.

In the second frame, the Bears unloaded,  scoring four goals from  James Maizis, Kyle Waters, and Trevor Nevidomskis for two,.

Final period goals came from Maizis, and David Bath – both goals on powerplay opportunities.

In the second game on Tuesday, the Bears came up short taking a 3-2 loss to Holy Cross Catholic Secondary School.

After trailing 1-0 in the first period, the Bears tied it up in the second on a goal from Kyle Waters at 1:32 into the frame.

Two more Holy Cross goals in the second gave the Bears a two goal deficit going into the third period.

A final ODSS goal from Zachary Banks on a powerplay brought the score closer but they had to settle for the loss.

The Bears were back on the ice on Wednesday morning with a 10:15 game against St. Elizabeth Catholic High School.

After a scoreless first period, St. Elizabeth opened the scoring in the second period notching a single on a powerplay opportunity at the 6:50 mark into the period.

The second period saw both teams matching goal for goal and the game was tied three times.

Orangeville tied the game at one on a goal from Trevor Nevidomskis at :58 seconds into the period.

Nevicomskis got his second of the game and it was tied at two before the period was half over.

When St. Elizabeth went ahead again, the ODSS response was another goal from Bradley Arthurs at the 12:48 mark.

The was no scoring in the third period and the teams returned for an overtime period.

This time neither team could end the game on a sudden death goal and the game ended at a 3-3 tie.

The Bears were scheduled to play their second game of the day at 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday evening against St. Aloysius Gonzaga Catholic Secondary School.

Results from that game were not available at press time.

The final of the tournament is scheduled to be played on Friday, March 21.

Readers Comments (0)

Please note: Comment moderation is enabled and may delay your comment. There is no need to resubmit your comment.