Shawnigan Lake School dominates CSSHL play

Shawnigan Lake School continues to dominate play during its first season in the Canadian Sport School Hockey League, going undefeated during their second weekend of play this season.

Shawnigan went 4-0 in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho last weekend, running their overall record to 8-0. On Friday, Merek Pipes made 16 saves for his first shutout of the season and five different skaters scored as Shawnigan beat Calgary’s Edge School for Athletes 5-0. Kyle Bell, Reid Irwin, Louis Kaumeyer, Liam Kennedy and

Devin Williamson found the back of the net as Shawnigan outshot Edge 33-16.

The following morning, Seth Purdey scored the eventual gamewinner midway through the first period and Williams recorded a goal and an assist as Shawnigan beat Banff Hockey Academy 5-1. Noah Crumb, Dominik Faustino and Gavin Yee scored singles, and Ethan Schovanek needed to make just 10 saves for the win.

On Saturday evening, Purdey scored both the opening goal and the winner with 1:08 left in overtime as Shawnigan got past Coeur d’Alene’s own Compete Hockey Academy 5-4.

Jackson Doucet had a goal and two assists, and Faustino and Triston Lebrun each had one goal, while Cael Halvorson made 22 saves in the win.

Shawnigan wrapped up the weekend on Sunday with another win over Edge School, this one closer than the last as Shawnigan prevailed 4-3. Kaumeyer had the winning goal and an assist, and Faustino, Kennedy and Lebrun also scored, while Pipes made 20 saves for the win.

Shawnigan sits atop the CSSHL Varsity division with a perfect 8-0 record. Their next games are on Nov. 21-23 at the Edge School in Calgary.