Annapolis Valley Register - 2021-11-25


Axemen drop 6-1 decision to Huskies


Captain Mitchell Balmas had a goal and three assists as the Saint Mary’s Huskies defeated the Acadia Axemen 6-1 Nov. 20 in Atlantic University Sport men’s hockey action. Andrew Coxhead had two goals and two assists while Keith Getson scored a pair and Bradey Johnson rounded out the scoring for the host Huskies. Eric Henderson from Garrett McFadden and Jonny Corneil accounted for Acadia’s goal. Matt Welsh made 28 saves for the victory. Max Paddock stopped 27 of 33 shots in 51 minutes before leaving the game with an apparent injury. Logan Flodell stopped the only shot he faced in relief. The Huskies, who held 1-0 and 4-1 period leads, improved to 7-6-1 while Acadia dropped to 5-10-0. The Axemen play their last home game of the first half of the season Nov. 26 by hosting the first-place UNB Reds (13-1-0) at 7 p.m. They travel to Moncton on Nov. 27 and Dalhousie on Dec. 1 to complete the first half University Sport (AUS) tournament in Halifax. The Victoria, B.C., native had 18 kills each against Saint Mary’s and Memorial, plus 17 kills against Dalhousie. She leads the AUS in kills per set and points per set. McCarty, a second-year forward from Blackie, Alta., scored the overtime winner as the Axemen hockey team defeated the UPEI Panthers 5-4 in Charlottetown. McCarty is second on the team with five goals, and his overtime winner is his second one this season. men’s basketball team, and second-year runner Will Cox were the PepsiCo co-male athletes of the week for the week ending Nov. 21. Veinot led the Tigers to a pair of victories, which were each worth four points in the standings. He had 18 points, five assists and five rebounds in the Tigers 87-72 home win over the Saint Mary’s Huskies on Nov. 17 and 15 points, seven rebounds and four assists in the Tigers 85-70 victory over the St. F.X. X-Men Nov. 20 in Antigonish. Veinot is a commerce student. Volleyball player Julie Moore was the Tigers female athlete of the week.


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