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TOSH, Westisle win KISH friendship hockey tournament

A very touching moment took place following the girls’ championship game of the Kensington Intermediate-Senior High School invitational high school hockey tournament at Credit Union Centre in Kensington, formerly Community Gardens, on Saturday afternoon. The Three Oaks Axewomen and KISHORA, a combined team of Kensington Intermediate-Senior High and Kinkora Regional High School, gathered at centre ice, stood with arms around each other and observed a moment of silence and prayer for the victims of the Humboldt Broncos bus crash in Saskatchewan on April 6. It was noted the two teams were wearing the Broncos’ team colours – green (KISHORA) and yellow (Three Oaks). The Axewomen had just defeated KISHORA 3-0 in the final.
A very touching moment took place following the girls’ championship game of the Kensington Intermediate-Senior High School invitational high school hockey tournament at Credit Union Centre in Kensington, formerly Community Gardens, on Saturday afternoon. The Three Oaks Axewomen and KISHORA, a combined team of Kensington Intermediate-Senior High and Kinkora Regional High School, gathered at centre ice, stood with arms around each other and observed a moment of silence and prayer for the victims of the Humboldt Broncos bus crash in Saskatchewan on April 6. It was noted the two teams were wearing the Broncos’ team colours – green (KISHORA) and yellow (Three Oaks). The Axewomen had just defeated KISHORA 3-0 in the final. - Jason Simmonds

Two new champions crowned this year

KENSINGTON – Two new champions were crowned at the 2018 Kensington Intermediate-Senior High School invitational friendship hockey tournament.

 

Three Oaks Senior High School and Westisle Composite High School captured the championship banners on Saturday afternoon. Both championship games were played before good-sized crowds at Credit Union Centre in Kensington, formerly Community Gardens.

The Westisle Wolverines rush to goaltender Ben Paynter to celebrate a 4-3 win over Charlottetown Rural in the boys’ championship game of the Kensington Intermediate-Senior High School invitational friendship hockey tournament on Saturday. The final game was played at Credit Union Centre in Kensington.

 

The Three Oaks Axewomen, behind a hat-trick performance from Taylor Gillis and shutout goaltending from Danielle Gallant, posted a 3-0 decision over KISHORA – a combined team of players from Kensington Intermediate-Senior High and Kinkora Regional High School.

Taylor Gillis of the Three Oaks Axewomen beats KISHORA goaltender Hannah LeClair with this second-period shot to open the scoring in the girls’ championship game of the Kensington Intermediate-Senior High School invitational high school hockey tournament at Credit Union Centre in Kensington on Saturday afternoon. Gillis scored all three goals in the Axewomen’s 3-0 victory.

 

Jesse Gavin of the Westisle Wolverines slides the puck out front to teammate Luke Dyment, 27, as he is defended by Charlottetown Rural’s Liam MacCorquodale, 9, during the boys’ championship game of the 2018 Kensington Intermediate-Senior High School invitational friendship hockey tournament at Credit Union Centre in Kensington on Saturday afternoon. Westisle edged Charlottetown Rural 4-3.

 

Playoff games
In the boys’ final, the Westisle Wolverines struck for three unanswered second-period goals en route to a 4-3 victory over the Charlottetown Rural Raiders.
In the boys’ semifinals, Charlottetown Rural got by the host Kensington Torchmen 4-3 while the Wolverines topped the Bluefield Bobcats by a 3-1 score.
KISHORA pulled out a 3-2 decision over Bluefield in one of two girls’ semifinals. The other had Three Oaks defeating Westisle 4-1.
This marked the fourth year KISH hosted the friendship tournament, which attracted 14 teams – eight boys and six girls. Midget AA and A players were eligible for the boys, and players at all levels were eligible for the girls’ teams.
The Montague girls and Kensington boys were the 2017 tournament champions.

Linesman Tanner Doiron drops the puck for a faceoff between the Westisle Wolverines’ Colby Silliker of Charlottetown Rural to the right of Rural goaltender Keenan Hayden. The two teams met in the boys’ championship game of the Kensington Intermediate-Senior High School invitational friendship hockey tournament at Credit Union Centre in Kensington on Saturday afternoon. The Wolverines prevailed 4-3.

 

Summary

Girls’ final summary of KISH invitationalhigh school hockey tournament:
Saturday, April 14
At Kensington:
Three Oaks 3, KISHORA 0
First Period

No scoring.
Second Period
Three Oaks, Taylor Gillis (Hilarie Gaudet) 11:34.
Three Oaks, Taylor Gillis (Mya Chisholm) 7:57.
Third Period
Three Oaks, Taylor Gillis (Erin Arsenault-Gallant, Paige Deighan) 0:24.
Goaltenders – Danielle Gallant, Three Oaks; Hannah LeClair, KISHORA.

Three Oaks Axewomen goaltender Danielle Gallant makes a save off a high shot from KISHORA’s Lexie Murphy while Brianna McCardle moves into position to clear a rebound. The action took place during the third period of the girls’ championship game of the Kensington Intermediate-Senior High School invitational hockey tournament at Credit Union Centre in Kensington. Gallant earned the shutout as Three Oaks defeated KISHORA 3-0.

 

Boys’ final
Boys’ final summary of KISH invitationalhigh school hockey tournament:
Saturday, April 14
At Kensington:
Westisle 4, Charlottetown Rural 3
First Period

Rural, Noah Brehaut (Brandon Barrett) 9:00.
Westisle, Luke Dyment (Austin Banks, Nathan Grigg) 3:55.
Rural, Nate LeClair (Adam Richards) 2:54.
Second Period
Westisle, Dominic Gallant (Alex Arthur, Jesse Gavin) 2:35.
Westisle, Austin Banks (unassisted) 6:27.
Westisle, Remington Strongman (Luke Dyment) 4:28.
Third Period
Rural, Adam Richards (Zack Pierce, Nate LeClair) 11:16.
Goaltenders – Ben Paynter, Westisle; Keenan Hayden, Rural).

Abby Taylor of the Three Oaks Axewomen releases a shot while being defended by KISHORA’s Rachel Paynter during the girls’ championship game of the Kensington Intermediate-Senior High School invitational high school hockey tournament at Credit Union Centre in Kensington on Saturday afternoon. The Axewomen won the game 3-0.

 

Scores

KISH invitational friendship hockey tournament scores:
Round Robin
Girls

Bluefield 5, Charlottetown Rural 1.
KISHORA 2, Three Oaks 1.
Bluefield 9, Montague 3.
Westisle 2, KISHORA 0.
Charlottetown Rural 6, Montague 1.
Westisle 2, Three Oaks 1.
KISHORA 2, Montague 0.
Three Oaks 6, Charlottetown Rural 0.
Boys
Bluefield 4, Colonel Gray 2.
Charlottetown Rural 8, Montague 5.
Kensington 4, Kinkora 0.
Westisle 10, Three Oaks 3.
Colonel Gray 7, Montague 4.
Bluefield 4, Charlottetown Rural 1.
Kinkora 2, Westisle 1.
Kensington 9, Three Oaks 1.
Bluefield 3, Montague 0.
Kensington 7, Three Oaks 2.
Westisle 4, Kinkora 1.
Charlottetown Rural 7, Colonel Gray 3.

Semifinals
Girls

Three Oaks 4, Westisle 1.
KISHORA 3, Bluefield 2.
Boys
Charlottetown Rural 4, Kensington 3.
Westisle 3, Bluefield 1.

Finals
Girls

Three Oaks 3, KISHORA 0.
Boys
Westisle 4, Charlottetown Rural 3.

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