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Chatland’s hat trick not enough in Minor Bantam Romans’ loss

Osgoode Richmond Romans Minor Hockey Report

by Jeff Morris, Manotick Messenger

Major Novice

On Tues., Feb. 20, the Osgoode Richmond Romans beat the Nepean Raiders 3-1 at the Nepean Sportsplex in their Ottawa B Hockey League playoff game. Eddie Jaquemet, Alex Shewfelt and Cameron Gibson were the goal scorers for the Romans with Shewfelt adding an assist. Max Courville was the winning goalie.

On Sat., Feb. 24, the Romans headed to Casselman and lost 4-2 to the Casselman-Embrun Ice Dogs. Trailing 4-0 in the third, Alex Shewfelt got the Romans on the board with an unassisted goal, and then James Haggar scored from Chase Plosenski to make the final 4-2.

Minor Atom

On Feb. 20, the Romans were blanked 3-0 by the Nepean Raiders White at the Nepean Sportsplex.

Major Atom

The Osgoode Richmond Romans held an early 3-0 lead, but the Stittsville Rams bounced back with four goals to take a 4-3 win Wed., Feb. 21 in Osgoode to win their Ottawa B Hockey League playoff series. Michael Chenier, Daniel Kean and Bentley Warnock scored first period goals for the Romans with Duncan O’Connor, Thomas Roe and Ryan Jaquemet picking up assists.

Minor Pee Wee

The Romans scored twice in the third period to earn a 2-2 tie with the Gloucester/Orleans/Blackburn Blues Sat., Feb. 24 in Manotick. Gabriel Carty scored from Carson Nixon, and then just over a minute later, Nixon tied the game with a goal from Tristan Easton and Ben Gibson.

On Mon. Feb. 26, the Romans tied the Nepean Raiders 3-3 at the Walter Baker Centre. Carson Nixon, Alexander Oster and Marra Klassen scored with Oster, Jeremy Owen, Paul Beaudry and Ben Gibson adding assists.

Major Pee Wee

On Sat., Feb. 24, the Romans travelled to Carleton Place and won their consolation round playoff game 4-2. Owen Ehrl, Marco Borrello, Shaun Clost and Wyatt Carr all scored for the Romans, who led 3-0 early in the third period. Clost, Borrello, Coleson Kaluza and Justin Stevenson had assists for the Romans. Cooper Kasdorff was the winning goalie for the Romans.

On Feb. 27, the Romans lost in Kanata 3-1 to the Blazers. Marco Borrello scored from Nathan Gillingham.

Minor Bantam

Gavin Hodges scored late in the third period from Michael MacLean and Owen Chatland to lift the Romans to a 6-5 win over the Russell Warriors in their Ottawa B Hockey League consolation playoff game in Manotick Sat., Feb. 24. MacLean added two goals, while Chatland also scored and assisted on two goals. Connor Gorman and Connor Hamilton also scored for the Romans with Reed Cloutier adding an assist. Connor Strampel was the winning goalie.

The following day, the Romans faced the Mississippi Thunder Kings in Almonte and lost 5-3. The Romans led 3-2 in the third on Owen Chatland’s hat trick. Joel Brennan had two assists while Reed Cloutier, Connor Gorman and Ryan Hamilton had one assist each.

Minor Midget

On Tues., Feb. 20, the Romans took the lead in their playoff series with the Mississippi Thunder Kings as they scored three times in the third period to win 4-3. Trailing 3-0 in the second, the Romans got on the board when Jack Gillis scored from Cam Sherrer. In the third, Cole Ehrl scored a power play goal from Gillis. Callum Payne scored the tying goal from Noel Klassen and Billy Sample, and then Payne’s second goal of the game, late in the third, was the winner. Ryan MacLennan picked up the assist. Warren Whitby was the winning goalie.

On Feb. 25, the Romans lost 5-0 to the Stittsville Rams at the Goulbourn Rec Centre.

Major Midget

The Osgoode Richmond Romans tied the Ottawa Sting 3-3 in Osgoode Mon., Feb. 19. Josh Arts opened the scoring for the Romans in the first period with a goal from Austin Hutt and Nolan Holmes. In the third, with the Sting ahead 2-1, Arts got his second of the game, unassisted, and then Holmes scored from Hutt to put the Romans up 3-2. Jonathan Rooney scored for the Sting late in the third to tie the score.

On Feb. 21, the Romans travelled to Casselman and Josh Arts scored late in the third to give the Romans a 2-1 win over the Casselman-Embrun Ice Dogs. Matt Banning scored from Jared Downey in the first, and Arts’ goal was assisted by Jonah Maybury and Eric Seaman. Eric Lorenz was the winning goalie.

The next night, the Romans were in Kanata to take on the Blazers, and earned a 1-1 tie. Matt Banning scored the Romans goal on the power play from Jared Downey and Nolan Holmes.

On Sun., Feb. 25, the Romans faced the West Ottawa Golden Knights at the Barbara Ann Scott Arena and lost 3-1. Michael Gilchrist scored in the third period for the Romans from Jared Downey.

The teams met again in Richmond on March 1, and the Knights were 4-0 winners.