Dean Derouchie’s 10th goal of the season with just over 7 minutes in the third period sealed the Colts’ 3-1 victory over the Kemptville 73’s at the Ed Lumley Arena in Cornwall on Thursday night.
Konnor MacCormick (with his eighth and ninth of the season) scored the other two for the home side, as Cornwall improved to 18-12-1-3 for 40 points and fifth overall in the CCHL standings.
The Colts outshot the 73’s 37-26, with Liam Lascelle picking up his 11th victory of the season between the pipes.
Three Stars were First Star Konnor MacCormick (COR), Second Star Liam Lascelle (COR), and Third Star Nicholas Hodgins (KEMP).
The Colts will be back in action in Hawkesbury against the Hawks Friday night (Dec. 9). Game time at the Robert Hartley Sports Complex is 7:30pm.
Cornwall returns to the Ed Lumley Arena (Cornwall Civic Complex) next Thursday (Dec. 15) to host the Smiths Falls Bears, starting at 7:30pm.
The 4th Annual Benson Colts Celebrity Charity Hockey Game in support of St. Vincent De Paul Society is set for Sunday, Dec. 11 at Cornwall's multi-sport complex (Pad 1). Fans are invited to attend to watch local celebrities as they play with the Colts in some fun hockey action. Admission is a non-perishable food item or $5, with all food and money raised going to St. Vincent De Paul Society. Game time is 3pm.
– with files from David Murphy