Junior B hockey; Jean Vanier girls basketball; bowling
The St. Catharines Falcons made it six wins in a row with a 9-4 victory over the Fort Erie Meteors in a Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League, Golden Horseshoe Conference game Friday night at Jack Gatecliff Arena.
The Falcons improved to 18-4-0-2 and moved into first place with 38 points, one more than the idle Caledonia Corvairs. The Falcons have played two more games than the Corvairs.
“That was a good game by our guys, overall,” Falcons coach Dan Fitzgerald said. “We can still tighten a few things up, but we dictated the pace of the game which is key to our success each and every game.”
St. Catharines grabbed a 3-1 lead after one period and increased their lead to 7-3 after two.
Michael Davies paced the Falcons with three goals while Tanner Ferreira added a goal and four assists. Romeo D’Intino, Carson Eden, Lukas Smilsky, Tyler MacArthur and Arber Xhekaj added singles.,
Alex McAteer, Luca Mazzo, Mike Masotti and Kevin Weaver-Vitale replied for the Meteors.
The Falcons are in Caledonia Saturday. St. Catharines has defeated Caledonia in all three of their previous matches this season.
Canucks 5 Panthers 2
Owen Green had two goals as the Niagara Falls Canucks defeated the visiting Pelham Panthers Friday at the Gale Centre.
Matthew Caruso, Garrett Downie and Frank Pucci also scored for the winners.
Thomas Young and Noah Caperchione had the Pelham goals.
Hawks tie Junior Canadians
The Thorold Blackhawks and Welland Junior Canadians played to a 3-3 tie Thursday at Thorold Arena.
The Blackhawks built a 3-1 lead before the Junior Canadians rallied with two goals in the third period to tie the game.
James Guest had two goals and an assist for the Hawks while Trevor Neumann added one.
Alexander Damenski, Tanner McEachern and Noah Bollert replied for Welland.
Charles Grimard made 37 saves in goal for Welland.
Anthony Tremonte kicked out 24 shots for the Hawks
Thorold, 9-11-2-2, is off until next Thursday when they host Caledonia.
Lynx perfect through three games
The Jean Vanier Lynx senior girls basketball team have won their first three games at the Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations A (OFSAA) playdowns in Timmins.
The Lynx advanced to the semifinals Saturday with a 54-26 win over Ste. Famille in the quarter-finals Friday afternoon.
Julia McPhail had a big game with 20 points, including six three-pointers while Isabelle Sinclair added eight.
The Lynx got off to a strong start with a 42-11 win over Quinte Christian.
Sinclair scored 11 and Alexandre Hebert 10 in the win which saw nine players hit the scoresheet.
The Lynx followed that up with a 48-18 win over Lester B. Pearson as Alyssa Arcand scored 14 and Morgan McAvoy eight.
Following are recent top tenpin and fivepin bowling scores, as submitted by the lanes and league secretaries:
Tuesday Morning Mixed: Gord McCormack 676, John Osborne 653, Denys Peel 573, Pat Weir 528, Janny Haverkamp 457, Rosemarie Simpell 451.
Tuesday Afternoon Ladies: Sharon Walsh 502, Sarah DePenning 487, Stella Slavinjak 463.
Tuesday Night Men: Cody Rosa 744, Miranda Panas 648, Ryan Burger 641.
Wednesday Morning Ladies: Sandra Plumb 442, Sarah DePenning 439, Gloria Donald 426.
Wednesday Night Ladies: Cheryl Matheson 521, Lynne Lavelle 507, Lauren Peressotti 495.
Club Heidelberg: Heidi Jacobsen 479, Carol Sheremetta 476, Dianne Cox 443.
Thursday Prime Timers: Harley Smith 532, Dave Ryder 529, Mike Johnson 496, Marg Millar 517, Ruth Reimer 435, Mary Langelaan 426.
Thursday Night Mixed: Group 1: Kyle Brown 658, Codi McMaster 653, Lisa Morabito 647; Group 2: Brad Fretz 611, Bruce Scott 596, Harley Smith 552; Group 3: Sharon Walsh 524, Brad Green 516, Amanda Cote 513; Group 4: Nicole Bride 475, Dolores Costantini 465, Sue Bride 452; Group 5: Sylvia Pogrebski 443, Amanda Dutcher 421, Mike McGrath 388.
Friday Night Mixed: Don Barker 694, Ron Verkuyl 693, Ken Derosier 642, Sara Henderson 534, Colleen Wilson 473, Terri Panas 467.
Youth: Preps: Rowen Squire 434, Lucas Beu 427, Ben Foster 389, Dakota Kuijer 437, Ava Conway 353; Juniors: Armen Menkemnian 568, Addison Nye 559, Zachary Beaudry 457, Mya Conway 522, Melissa Langelaan 323, Sophia Beaudry 308; Intermediate: Wyatt Muzyka 478, Duncan Woods 402, Curtis Vlaar 378, Julie Anna Beaudry 425, Taylor Whitworth 377, Stephanie Vlaar 335.
Monday Morning Men: Good: Harry Hoenig 518, Trevor Arcand 484, Ervin Barnes 469; Gooder: John Weibe 648, Don Hewitt 633, Brad Dalgleish 576; Goodest: John Osborne 681 (299), Frank Vale 655, Rob Costantini 599.
Monday Majors: Rob Langelaan 757, Jeff Langelaan 651, Don Sieber 651, Lisa Morabito 652, Jamie-Lynn Burse 641, Trena Sieber 610.
Tuesday Prime Timers: Martin Lanteigne 574, Jim Shaw 555, Douglas Arsenault 506, Debbie Davidson 643, Diane Deluca 498, Gaetane Papineau 466.
Tuesday Night Mixed: Ken McKay 601, Brayden Girard 563, Jim Miller 527, Angi Nesbitt 588, Lisa Loosemore 461, Mandy Jenkins 450.
Wednesday Morning Ladies: Colleen Wiley 597, Karen Doucet 592, Muriel Estey 535.
French Club: Jacques Vaillancourt 670, Robert Bertrand 565, George Bertrand 546, Marie-Josee Vailancourt 488, Toni Ball 483, Nicole Arseneau 462.
Friday 55 and Uppers: Terry Bird 509, Terry Davidson 477, Kevin Shea 435, Mahendra Thaleshvar 435, Debbie Davidson 561, Doreen Anzik 478, Dianne Siegel 457.
Youth: Little Tykes (one game): Hayden Squire 99, Kevin Jackson 92, Dayton MacFarlane 9, Aria MacFarlane 92, Madalynn Spence 79; Peewee: Jaymes Messer 111, Katelynn Mitchell 331, Scotia Edwards 216, Katelynn Gough 213; Bantam: Garrett Fisk 393, Henry Soares, Jr. 360, Cameron Mitchell 326, Emma D’Aloisio 295, Alysa Daniels 200; Junior: Jacob Gough 509, David McRae 417, Cordell Krafve 403, Rebecca Malott 509, Olivia Prudhomme 449, Kaila Watson 423; Senior: Chanzen Krafve 566, Sarah Malott 420.
Sunday Sport: Bill Booker 722, Shawn Quesnel 656, Lucas Hall 645, Wendy Bonnette 581, Angi Nesbitt 556, Michelle Lacey 510.
Monday 55 and Up: Jim Copeland 630, Ian Smart 624, Benny Goosen 581, Janet Dietz 492, Helen Black 474, Donna Potashnyk 457.
UNIFOR Retirees: Jon MacDonald 531, Mike Locke 519, Tom Astley 513, Irene Charkowy 493, Alison Wills 466, Colleen Wiley 459.
Beaver Bowlers Club: George Brown 586, Dick Mallory 554, Fred Henderson 513, Erika Phair 529, Donna Choscinski 498, Denise Livingston 453.