Morrisburg Jr. C Lions hand out team awards

MORRISBURG – Following their first round playoff exit, the Morrisburg Lions Jr. C hockey club handed out its annual player awards at a banquet on March 15.

The Lions closed out the regular season with their best finish since joining the National Capital Junior Hockey League in 2015-16. The team finished seventh overall in the National Capital Junior Hockey League standings with a record of 13 wins, 21 losses, and two overtime losses for 28 points.

Award winners

  • SDS Kerr Award for most improved player – Landen Sinfield.
  • Clare Van Allen Award for South Dundas Minor Hockey graduate players – Owen Fetterly, Hudson Fetterly, Josh Broad, Dean Lapier, Kayne McCadden, Curran Gilmour, and Ben Lapier.
  • Defensive Player of the Year – Connor Manderson.
  • Charlie Cassell Award for most assists – Rylan Iwachniuk.
  • Gerry Hess Award for leading scorer – Keon Troccolli-Roik.
  • Harold Theriault Coaches Award – Connor Manderson.
  • James McAllister Award for most sportsmanship like player – Justice Brownlee.
  • Best forward – Keon Troccolli-Roik.
  • Garry Lawlor Award for rookie of the year – Hudson Fetterly.
  • Dale Lewis Award for fan choice – Connor Manderson.
  • Richard Baker Award for Most Valuable Defenceman – Rylan Iwachniuk and Curran Gilmour.
  • Brian McNairn Award for Regular Season MVP – Keon Troccolli-Roik.
  • Playoffs MVP – Rylan Iwachniuk and Dean Lapier.
  • Graduating Player Awards – Carter Tait, Keon Troccolli-Roik, Connor Manderson, and Dean Lapier.

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