Shawnigan boys bantam prep struggle at showcase

Shawnigan Lake School’s boys bantam prep team struggled at the Canadian Sport School Hockey League showcase

Shawnigan Lake School’s boys bantam prep team struggled over the weekend of Oct. 20-23 as the school played host to a Canadian Sport School Hockey League showcase, losing all four games.

In the opening game on Oct. 20, Shawnigan was beaten 6-2 by the Notre Dame Hounds from Wilcox, Sask. John Little had a goal and an assist for Shawnigan, Rhys Dutcyvich scored the other goal, and Tosh Paziuk and Corbin Hanson had the other helpers.

The following day, Shawnigan lost 6-0 to Winnipeg’s Rink Hockey Academy.

Shawnigan faced Notre Dame again on Oct. 22, this time losing 8-2. Hanson and Marshall McDonald scored goals, and Little, Owen Evers and Ethan Anstey had assists.

Shawnigan wrapped up the tournament with a 12-1 loss to OHA Edmonton on the last day of play, Dutcyvich accounting for the team’s only goal.

Shawnigan will host a weekend of midget varsity CSSHL games this coming weekend. Shawnigan Black will play Coeur d’Alene on Friday at 11 a.m. and Saturday at 5 p.m., and Pursuit of Excellence Hockey Academy on Sunday at 11 a.m.

Shawnigan Gold will face Pursuit of Excellence on Friday at 4 p.m., Coeur d’Alene on Saturday at 9 a.m., Pursuit again on Saturday at 7:30 p.m., and Coeur d’Alene on Sunday at 8:30 a.m.