In their first season in the junior provincial school system Mustangs Odyssee / Dominique-Racine school participate in the Dodge Cup. They achieved this Saturday privilege by completing a sweep of high school La Ruche, in the Eastern Townships, with a 5-4 victory in the Agriculture Pavilion.
“It’s really satisfying as a result. It is beyond expectations, dropped the Marc-Alexandre Tremblay coach. It’s still a nice goal realized. It was not necessarily the goal at the beginning of the year. We wanted to do better and we had a plan to be better every game and it brings us there. I’m glad the guys. They worked well. ”
24 teams in season, only eight, two per division, qualified for the provincial championships. Both teams crossed the iron in the semifinals of the East Division with the pass to the challenge. The Mustangs have won three games, the first two on the opponent’s ice. Saturday, the Mustangs never trailed while their opponents have returned several times to score. Even after the fifth goal into an empty net, they continued by scoring a fourth goal. “This is a team that had struggled to beat all year. We’re really proud of what we’ve accomplished, “mentioned Marc-Alexandre Tremblay, emphasizing the calm of his troopers despite the emotionality of the meeting.
Before the Dodge Cup at the end of the month, the Mustangs will contest the final of Division against the St. Louis Academy from next week.
The Centre Mario Tremblay of Alma, with a 5-3 victory, the Lynx forced the submission of a fifth and final meeting in their Juvenile Eastern Division series against the Royal Cardinal-Roy School in Quebec. The Jeannois have squandered the first two games, but returned with victories Friday and Saturday. In the fourth game, they filled two deficits before taking the lead late in the second period. The decisive match will be played Monday afternoon in Quebec City.