U11 Blyth Brussels Rep Crusaders head to Goderich for tournament
BY SHAWN LOUGHLIN
This weekend, the Blyth Brussels U11 Rep Crusaders will be in Goderich to play in the Ryan O’Reilly Tournament, named for the Huron County native and Stanley Cup winner.
In regular season action, the U8 Black and Burgundy teams will be playing two Listowel Cyclones teams on Nov. 4 at the Brussels, Morris and Grey Community Centre. Also that morning, the U13 Rep Crusaders will host the Walkerton Capitals in Blyth and the U9 LL team will be in Mitchell to play the Meteors. The U7 Burgundy and White teams will be in Clinton to play two Mid-Huron Huskies teams, while the U18 Rep team will welcome the Goderich Sailors to Brussels and the U21 team will be in Clinton to play the Mid-Huron Huskies.
On Sunday, Nov. 5, the U13 LL Crusaders will play the Mid-Huron Huskies 1 team in Hensall, the U9 MD team will welcome the Mitchell Meteors MD team to Blyth, the U18 LL team will play the Listowel Cyclones 2 on the road and the U13 team will be in Shallow Lake to face the Lakers.
The U15 Rep Crusaders will welcome the Mitchell Meteors D team to Blyth on Nov. 6, while the U18 Rep team will be in Ripley on Nov. 7 to face the Huron-Bruce Blizzard.
On Nov. 8, the U9 MD Crusaders will be in Bayfield to play the Mid-Huron Huskies, followed by a Nov. 9 game on the road for the U18 Rep team, as they’ll be taking on the Ironmen in Wingham.
Then, on the weekend of Nov. 10-12, the U21 team will take part in the Greg Deitz Memorial Tournament in Mildmay.
The U8 Black and Burgundy teams will be back in action again on Nov. 11, taking on two teams from South Bruce in Brussels, while the U9 LL team will play the Sailors in Goderich, the U13 Rep team will play the Kinucks in Kincardine, the U11 LL team will play the Vipers in Arthur and the U13 LL team will host the Kincardine Kinucks Superheat team in Brussels.
The next day, the U18 Rep Crusaders will begin their Wingham Silver Stick Tournament journey with a game against the Arran Elderslie (Chesley, Paisley, Tara) Ice Dogs in Wingham, followed by a game with the Wingham Ironmen on Nov. 17, also in Wingham.
On Nov. 12, the U7 Black and White teams will be in Zurich for games with two Thunder teams, while the U9MD will play the Central Perth Predators MD team in Blyth, the U11 LL team will play the Sailors White team in Goderich and the U11 Rep Crusaders will welcome the Bruce Peninsula Predators to Blyth.
Looking back, on Oct. 29, the U11 LL team lost to the Mid-Huron Huskies 2 team in Hensall by a score of 9-0, while the U11 Rep team beat the Saugeen Valley Steelheads D team by a score of 5-2 in Blyth and the U13 LL team lost to the Wingham Ironmen Blue on the road by a score of 6-3. The U9 LL team hosted the Goderich Sailors that day in Blyth, but a score was unavailable at press time.
On Oct. 28, the U9 MD team ended its game with the Mid-Huron Huskies MD in a scoreless tie, while the U13 Rep team beat the Goderich Sailors in Blyth by a score of 3-2. The U21 team tied the Shallow Lake Lakers at two in Blyth that day. The U8 Black and Burgundy teams played two Mid-Huron Huskies teams in Brussels, but scores were not kept for those games, while the U15 Rep and U18 Rep teams hosted the Shallow Lake Lakers and Walkerton Capitals, respectively, in Brussels, but scores for those games were unavailable at press time.
On Oct. 27, the U18 LL Crusaders lost to the Rams in Mount Forest by a score of 3-1, but the U21 team beat the South Bruce Blades in Brussels by a score of 3-0.
The U11 LL team lost to the Howick Hornets Gold team by a score of 7-1 on Oct. 25.
The U11 Rep Crusaders were in Seaforth to play the Mid-Huron Huskies D team and the U15 LL Crusaders were also in Seaforth to play the Mid-Huron Huskies 2 team on Oct. 30, but scores for those games were unavailable at press time.
To begin the month of November, the U15 LL team welcomed the Listowel Cyclones to Blyth on Nov. 1, followed by a Nov. 2 contest between the U18 LL Crusaders and the Ironmen in Wingham, but scores for those games were unavailable at press time.