ISLANDER FOOTBALL MOVES TO 2-0
• On Saturday night in the rain in Sherbrooke the Isles defeated the Volontaires 27-13. The game was tied 7-7 at halftime and the Isles led 24-6 early in the 4th quarter.
• QB Adam Sinagra had another big day completing 18 of 32 passes for 299 yards and 3 touchdowns. Rookie running back Jeremy Pride carried the ball 11 times for 42 yards.
• Top receiver was O’den Robertson with 5 catches for 122 yards and 1 TD, Skyler Bayliff had 4 catches for 69 and 2 TD’s and Joey Vizzi had 5 for 74 yards.
• Rookie kicker John (JJ) Molson was good on all 3 converts, on field goals of 17 and 28 yards and averaged 62.8 yards on 4 kickoffs.
• Defensively the Islanders played very well limiting Sherbrooke to only 12 first downs and 200 yards in total offense. Jean Exume led the defense with 4.5 tackles, and John Oda-Gallagher, Pat Smith, Dariusz Czezuk and Zach Gaudreault had 4.0 each. Liam Gilmore and Zacary Alexis each had an interception.
ISLANDER LACROSSE WINS
• The RSEQ lacrosse league made a return to action on the weekend after a year’s absence. The Islander over whelmed Champlain College on Saturday 17-5.
• The offense from Alan Singleton (8 points), Alex Beaupre (3 goals), Kyle Gilbert (4 goals) and Turner Allison (4 goals), while the defense, under the leadership of Curtis McRae and Cameron McMillan showed that they too are taking care of business at their end of the field.
• Goaltender David Davidson stood tall between the pipes and proved he too is going to be a huge part of the season.
• The Lady Islanders opened their 2014-15 season with a pair of home game this past weekend.
• Friday night Lydia Boyer, Samantha Boudreau, and Samantha Tayler all scored goals in a tough 4-3 loss to Edouard-Montpetit.
• Saturday afternoon they were shutout 3-0 by Champlain College, Lennoxville despite outshooting the Cougars 42-21.
• On Friday night the Lady Islanders under the direction on new head coach Valmie Ouellet battle Ste-Foy to a 0-0 draw. It was the season opener for both teams.
• Playing in a driving rain storm at home on Friday night the Islanders came up short 2-1 to Ste-Foy. All the goals were scored in the second half with the Islanders taking a 1-0 lead on a nice header by Jarred Slimovitch. Unfortunately following a red card the Isles played much of the second half a man short.
• On a cold and very windy day playing at Adstock Golf Club the John Abbott golf team struggled to a 3rd place finish behind Andre-Laurendeau and Champlain St. Lawrence.
• Individual results: T5 David Huxham 39-40=79, T12 Warren Sellors 40-42=82, T18 Emilie Tyndall 44-45=89, T18 Mathieu McDougall 46-43=89, T26 Daniel Robinson 49-44=93
ISLANDER ATHLETES OF THE WEEK
The Islander Athletes of the Week are the entire John Abbott lacrosse team who returned to RSEQ action on Saturday with a huge win in Lennoxville. They should be congratulated for their commitment and desire to bring back lacrosse to John Abbott and to the RSEQ.
JOHN ABBOTT IN ACTION THIS WEEK
|Wed., Sept 10||19h45||Edouard-Montpetit at baseball||Springate Park|
|Fri., Sept. 12||19h00||Women’s soccer at Dawson||Catalogna|
|21h00||Men’s soccer at Dawson||Catalogna|
|Sat., Sept. 13||12h00||Lionel-Groulx at baseball (2)||Springate Park|
|15h00||Dawson at lacrosse||Memorial Field|
|19h00||Limoilou at football||Memorial Field|
|Cross Country at McGill||Montreal|
|Sun., Sept. 14||11h00||Heritage at women’s rugby||Memorial Field|
|12h30||Heritage at men’s rugby||Memorial Field|
|14h30||Dawson at women’s soccer||Memorial Field|
|16h30||Vanier at men’s soccer||Memorial Field|
|11h30||Flag football vs Vieux Montreal||Trois-Rivieres|
|12h30||Golf tournament #2||Victoriaville|
|Sept 12-14||Women’s hockey at Stoney Creek Tournament||Ontario|