Peewee Hawks sweep Petes to open season

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The Quinte West Image Landscaping Major Peewee Hawks jumped into the 2019-20 regular season with a successful first week back.

The Hawks participated in a mid-week exhibition game against the Frontenac Flyers, which was a perfect way to get the rust out and try to build some chemistry and confidence heading into the regular season. The crew came out with a relatively slow start with the lone first period goal scored by Cole Baird. However, Frontenac tied the game before the first period ended.

The floodgates opened in the second period with goals by Avery Wease, Brody Pilatzke, Jack Andrews , Charlie Mooney, and Brock Davy to make it 6-1. Assists came from Davy (2), Baird and Sills. The Flyers would get a couple back in the second period and another in the final stanza to make the final score 6-4 for Quinte West.

The Hawks opened the Lakeshore Hockey League regular season Saturday when the travelled to Peterborough to whip the Petes 8-1 in a dominating performance.

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The Hawks scored twice in the first period with Sunny Fanjoy and Andrews supplying the goals and Eli Davis, Baird and Carr providing the help.

In the second period, Fanjoy and Wease scored from Mooney (2) and Dex Slone, while Peterborough notched their only goal of the game to give the Hawks a 4-1 lead entering the third period.

The Hawks would continue the beat down in the final frame with Wease and Andrews both notching their second goals of the game and Fanjoy completing his hat trick, while Slone scored the final goal. Assists came from Davy, Fanjoy, Andrews, Sills, and Baird.

Carson Down played solid in net, making some stellar saves for the Hawks.

Sunday at the Community Gardens, the Petes were much better defensively, and the Hawks pulled out a 1-0 triumph on Pilatzke’s second period goal from Andrews. Down was fantastic is recording the shutout.

The game was overshadowed by questionable penalties and the Hawks would play much of the

game shorthanded.

The Hawks will travel to Richmond Hill on Friday to compete in the Mary Parkinson Memorial Early

Bird Tournament.

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