The Quinte West World Elite Training Minor Peewee Hawks started the Lakeshore Hockey League regular season with a split this past weekend.
On Saturday, the Hawks traveled to Pickering and opened the season with a 5-2 win over the Panthers. Connor Boates led the offence with two goals while singles went to Sterling Poff, Jakob Harnest and Tyson Gregory. Picking up assists were Brendan Reid (2), Gavin Armstrong (2), Harnest and Gregory. Nowl Wallace picked up the win between the pipes.
On Sunday, the Hawks played host to the Whitby Wildcats at the Community Gardens, and after building a 2-0 leasd gave up five unanswered goals in a 5-2 loss.
Cael Hussey and Aiden Haker scored for the Hawks while assists went to Poff, Harnest and Noah Marsh.
The regular season resumes this weekend when the Hawks play host to the Peterborough Petes on Saturday at 2:15 p.m. before traveling to Ajax on Sunday to take on the Knights.
The Trenton Nomads Major Atom Hawks opened their season with a win and a tie.
Saturday at the Gardens, the team took on the Clarington Toros and came away with a 5-3 win.
Malcolm Brooks scored twice while Elijah MacDonald, Hayden Parent and Rhet Sharp added single markers. Assists came from Hunter Bradbury, Andrew Gilson, Kale Tawse, Rhys Lawrence and Brooks. Owen Curran was solid in net to earn the win.
Sunday in the second home game of the weekend against Ajax, the Hawks battled the Knights to a 4-4 draw.
Sharp scored twice with singles to Brooks and Lawrence. Assists came from Kale Tawse (2) and Gilson. Mason Taylor made several great saves to earn the tie in net.
Hawks are off to the Pre-Season Tilt AA Tournament in Belleville this weekend.