CALEDONIA — The Caledonia Pro-fit Corvair fans were given two home games since Saturday, December 2, after they spent time visiting away arenas.
In November, they finished the month off victorious over the Hamilton Kilty B’s 4-1 and the Port Colborne Sailors 4-3. Then moved to rack up goals in the first week of December with high scoring games.
On Friday, December 1, the Corvairs ventured out to face their neighbouring opponents, the Sailors, at the Vale Centre.
The first period saw the Corvairs warm up with the first goal from Jayden Lammel just 30 seconds in, fed by Sami Douglas and Nathan Duplessis. Thirty seconds later, Michael Derbidge came through with another goal fed by Steve LaForme and Brayden Russell. This gas the Corvairs a 2-0 lead.
In the second period the Corvairs kept the pressure on at Ethan Royer scored 12 minutes into play, from Dylan Wardell and Tyler Clark. Michael Derbidge came through with his second just a minute layer, fed by Steve LaForme and Brayden Russell. The Sailors responded with an unassisted goal, but Nathan Duplessis struck back with another goal with 2 minutes left. This closed out the period 5-1.
In the third period, the game took a decided turn in the Corvairs favour as they offered a blitz of goals. Zachary Naherne, Tyler Clark, Jayden Lammel (2), Sami Douglas and Noah Beltzer each scored to rack up an 11-1 victory over the Sailors.
This brought the Corvairs into their next match the following night on their turf, Saturday, December 2, to face the Welland Junior Canadians within the Haldimand County Caledonia Centre.
The first period saw warm ups for both teams, before Nathan Duplessis broke scoring seven minutes in, with a snipe fed by Steve LaForme and Jayden Lammel. This gave the Corvairs a 1-0 lead.
In the second period, the Corvairs continued the momentum after the first half of the period. Brayden Russell followed with a single from Aiden Wilson, while Noah Beltzer earned another moments later fed by Sami Douglas and Tyler Clark. This gave a comfortable lead going into the third.
The Corvairs maintained the energy and moved into another goal three minutes in by Evan Bradacs, from Sami Douglas and Tyler Clark. Two minutes later, Jaden Lammel earned the final goal of the game from Will Bray and Owen Rainey. This closed the game with a solid 5-0 score for the Corvairs.
Last week, the Corvairs held another home game for fans on Saturday, December 9, hosting the Hamilton Kilty B’s.
After the first 12 minutes of play, Michael Derbidge came through with a goal from Brayden Russell. Markus Dempewolf scored from Jayden Lammel and Sami Douglas two minutes afterward. Another 20 seconds later, the Kilty B’s responded with a single to close the period at 2-1 for the Corvairs.
In the second, Michael Derbidge earned the only goal from a pass by Nathan Duplessis. In the third, Noah Beltzer earned the only goal from Ryan O’Keefe and Dylan Wardell, polishing off the game 4-1 in the Corvairs favour.
Leaving their home soil to visit the Pelham Panthers at the Pelham Accipiter on Sunday, December 10 set the Corvairs up to close their weekend off on a high note.
The first period opened with a goal from Tyler Savard from Steve LaFormer and Michael Derbidge. Owen Rainey added to the score for the Corvairs with an unassisted goal just one minute and a half later. Entering the second half of the period, Markus Dempewolf secured the lead off of a pass from Nathan Duplessis and Jayden Lammel. To close the period, Nathan Duplessis scored one of his own unassisted.
This opened for his second, as Nathan Duplessis scored eight minutes into the second period, assisted by Jayden Lammel and Markus Dempewolf. With a lead of 4-1, the Corvairs finished the third period with a final goal by Tyler Savard from Michael Derbidge and Steve LaForme. This closed the game with another win for the Corvairs, 6-0.
The Corvairs will return home to face St. Thomas on Saturday, December 16, at 7:30 p.m., EST within the Haldimand County Caledonia Centre. They will return home again after two away games on Saturday, December 23.