Warriors down Griffins in Game 1

Posted: July 8, 2016 by dannylaf in Main

The Warriors struck first in this best-of-3 series winning 14-9 over Gloucester. Led by Austin Tracogna, who had a stellar night with 9 points (2G,7A), the Warriors are now poised to advance to the second round. Wyatt Craik (3G,2A) and Call-up Parker Pipher (2G,3A) each had 5 point nights, while defenseman Liam Scott had 3 points with 1 goal and 2 helpers. The rest of the goals went to Keegan White (2G), Matt Andersson (1G,1A), Darren Elliott (1G), Devin Gilligan (1G), and Anthony Brosseau (1G). Adam Allman had a great night, and also made the score sheet with an assist. Chris McDonald (2A), Jake Wilson (1A), Adam Heinrichs (1A), and Call-up Matt Cornish (2A) also gathered points in the win. The full box score for the game can be found here.

The Warriors play game 2 in Kingston at the Invista Centre on Saturday, July 9th at 2pm.

Closing out the season

Posted: July 5, 2016 by dannylaf in Main

In the final game of the season, the Warriors looked to have their best record since 2012, and with a win over Cornwall, would be successful, finishing 10-5-1. A tied game after two periods, the Warriors defense and excellent goaltending from Adam Allman shut out the Celtics to help Whitby to a 7-5 victory. Matt Andersson (2G,2A) and David Cormack (1G,3A) each had a 4 point night in the win. Keegan White finished with 2 goals and 1 assist, while Chris McDonald (1G,1A) and Austin Tracogna (1G) collected the rest of the goals. Wyatt Craik (2A), Adam Heinrichs (1A), and Jacob Twohey (1A) also made the score sheet with assists. For the full box score, click here.

The Warriors are now in the first round of playoffs, where they will be taking on the Gloucester Griffins in a best of 3 series. All games are to be played in Kingston at Invista Centre. Game 1 is Thursday, July 7, at 8, Game 2 is Saturday, July 9, at 2, and Game 3, if necessary, will also be Saturday, at 8. Stay updated on the game scores by following our twitter handle: @warriors_jrc.

Rough one at Rickard

Posted: June 30, 2016 by dannylaf in Main

The Whitby Warriors played their second last season game in Clarington this past Wednesday, and came out with a loss 18-6. It was a tough game for the Warriors, quickly going down 7-3 to end the first period. Austin Tracogna and Adam Heinrichs each had 2 goals and 1 assist. Wyatt Craik had a 3 point night (1G,2A) and Keegan White got the final goal for Whitby. Matty Andersson, Darren Elliott, Joey Bryant and David Cormack all finished with a helper. The full box score can be found here.

Whitby closes out the regular season with a game against Cornwall this Saturday, July 2nd, 7pm at McKinney. Come out and cheer the Warriors as they prepare for a long playoff run.

Firing on all cylinders

Posted: June 20, 2016 by dannylaf in Main

With only 4 games remaining on the schedule, the Warriors made the trip out east to battle against Gloucester and Cornwall. These were some much needed points for the Warriors to have a chance at second place in the east division. The Warriors needed to deliver, and deliver, they did. Even though the team was short-handed with 15 runners, they were able to pull out 4 points.

In the Saturday night game versus Gloucester, the Warriors went up early, and were able to hold onto their lead, even though they only had one 3rd period goal, 11-9. Wyatt Craik (4G,2A) and Matty Andersson (4G,1A) both had huge nights for the Warriors. Keegan White added a 4 point night with 2 goals and 2 assists, and Austin Tracogna had a 1 goal and 3 helper night. Other players on the game sheet were Chris McDonald (4A), Jacob Twohey (3A), Devin Gilligan (2A), Liam Scott (1A) and Adam Heinrichs (1A). The full box score can be found here.

The Warriors then had a great game against Cornwall. The Celtics played tough on their home floor, but the Warriors were able to come out on top 8-5. Tracogna played a huge part in the teams offence with 3 goals and 1 assist. White and McDonald both had 2 goal, 1 assist games as well. James Grant grabbed the last goal. Craik, Twohey, Gilligan, Andersson, Darren Elliott and Jake Wilson all had one assist in the winning effort. For the full box score, click here.

The Warriors are back in action June 29 against the Clarington Shamrocks at Rickard arena, and then play in their final season game against Cornwall, July 2 at McKinney.

Down the home stretch

Posted: June 13, 2016 by dannylaf in Main

Two home games this past weekend found the Warriors going 1-1. After beating Huntsville twice in previous meetings, Whitby came out on the losing end to the Hawks, 9-7. Whitby struggled to score in the 3rd period, and couldn’t hold off Huntsville’s offence. Austin Tracogna was the leading offensive threat with 5 points (2G, 3A). Wyatt Craik ended the game with 3 assists. Darren Elliott, Chris McDonald, and Keegan White all ended with 1 goal and 1 helper. Matt Andersson and Joey Bryant gathered the remaining goals for the Warriors, while David Cormack, Connor Scott, Matt Abramczuk and Jacob Twohey all had 1 assist. For the full box score, click here.

The Warriors were able to turn it around on Saturday, however, and defeated the Gloucester Griffins 9-2. The Warriors suffered some bad injuries during the 60 minutes, but were able to hang tough and come out with the W. The scoring was well spread out, with Andersson leading the way with 4 points (1G, 3A). Other players who found the back of the net were Craik (2G, 1A), White (2G), McDonald (1G,2A), and Cormack (1G,1A). Elliott and Mitch Harnum each grabbed a goal as well. Adam Heinrichs (1A), Twohey (2A), Liam Scott (1A), Devin Gilligan (1A) and Tracogna (1A) also made the gamesheet. The full box score can be found here.

The Whitby Warriors are nearing the end of the season with 4 games remaining on the regular season schedule. The team travels east to battle against Gloucester and Cornwall this weekend, before taking on the Shamrocks in Clarington on June 29, and rounding out the season at home July 2 against Cornwall. The Warriors full schedule can be found here.

Hitting their stride

Posted: June 7, 2016 by dannylaf in Main

The Whitby Warriors are moving up the standings. This past weekend, they secured another 2 wins. In their first game, the Warriors were able to take down the Barrie Bombers in what proved to be a very defensive game. Adam Allman was stellar, as he was able to hold the Bombers to just 3 goals. He was also able to grab an assist in the win. Austin Tracogna and Dave Cormack each had 2 goals and 1 helper, while Wyatt Craik had 1 goal, 2 assists. Also getting goals were Anthony Brosseau, Liam Scott, and call-up Hunter Hyland. Darren Elliott had 3 assists, Chris McDonald had 2, and Connor Scott finished with 1. The Warriors closed out the series with Barrie, 2-0. For the full box score, click here.

The Warriors then made a long trip to Gloucester this past Sunday for the first meeting with the Griffins. The Warriors came out on top 11-6. Craik had another big game with 4 goals and 2 assists. Matt Andersson also played well with 5 points (2G, 3A). Tracogna and Cormack each had 2 goals and 2 helpers in the win, while Keegan White had 1 goal, 1 assist. Liam Scott finished with 2 assists and Darren Elliott finished with 1. Taylor Welsh played dominant between the pipes again. For the full box score, click here.

The Warriors are back home this weekend with games Friday against Huntsville (8pm start) and Saturday against Gloucester (7pm start), both at McKinney.

Last Second Victory

Posted: May 30, 2016 by dannylaf in Main

This past Friday, Whitby hosted the Huntsville Hawks in what would be a well-played game by both teams. After the Warriors went down early with a 6-3 deficit after the first period, they battled back and had the game all tied up with 1 minute left in regulation. A big defensive stand lead to a timeout for the Warriors with only one possession left in the game. With one second left on the clock, Keegan White scored the game winning goal, marking his 4th of the night (4G, 1A). Darren Elliott got his first goal of the season, and ended with 2 goals and 1 helper. Matt Andersson and Austin Tracogna each had 2 goals and 1 assist as well. Chris McDonald had the final goal along with an assist. Collecting the remaining assists were Wyatt Craik (3A), Connor Scott (2A), David Cormack (2A), Matt Abramczuk (1A), Liam Scott (1A), and Andrew Jaciuk (1A). Taylor Welsh had big game in net for the Warriors. The coaches are proud the team could grind out a tough win. For the full box score, click here.

The Warriors play at home this Friday, June 3rd against the Barrie Bombers at McKinney, 8pm start time. The previous game against Barrie was a 14-10 win for the Warriors.