There are two Char-Lan Rebel minor hockey teams currently battling in the UCMHL finals, but both find themselves on the ropes.
The major midget rep. 'B' squad, which we featured in the March 13 issue of The Glengarry News, trails the North Dundas Demons four points to none in the five-point series. Game three is scheduled for Friday night at 8 p.m., in Williamstown.
The atom rep 'B' group is playing the Kemptville Panthers in their championship series and is also down four points to none. They are slated to play tonight in Kemptville, facing a must-win situation.
The county's two players in the Quebec Major Junior A Hockey League are both playoff bound, with the regular season having concluded last weekend.
Roddie Sandilands is a defenceman with the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles, who finished fifth in the Eastern Division (40-22-1-5) and will face off with the Charlottetown Islanders.
Kieran Craig is a rookie forward for the Gatineau Olympiques. He and his team (23-39-4-2) will take on the Drummondville Voltigeurs in round one.
The March 20 issue of The Glengarry News features coverage of the Eastern Ontario Wild major bantam 'AAA' hockey team which is the league champion and heading to provincials.
In HEO U18 hockey league playoff action, the Hawkesbury Hawks dispatched the Kemptville 73s in the quarter-final round, and we have the story in this week's edition of The Glengarry News.
Game one of the series saw defenceman and Alexandria native Felix Sauve score the lone goal for the Hawks, in a 1-1 tie.
The CCHL2 Martin Division semifinals saw the Char-Lan Rebels take on the Ottawa Jr. Canadians, and a photo gallery of action from one of the games can be viewed online here.
The full story of the series is recounted in the March 13 edition of The Glengarry News.