Legionnaires open GOJHL season with win

Sarnia Legionnaires captain Ben Schoch (Photo courtesy Sarnia Legionnaires via Facebook)

The Greater Ontario Junior League’s regular season began Saturday with the annual Showcase tournament in Pelham.

The Sarnia Legionnaires defeated the Buffalo Regals 4-2.

Ben Schoch had a goal and two assists for Sarnia.

Ayden Letang, Matthew Cunningham and Josh Barraclough also scored for the Legionnaires.

Sarnia’s Jakob Knowles stopped 25 of 27 shots.

Sarnia was 2 for 7 on the power play while Buffalo was 0 for 11.

The Legionnaires face off against Caledonia Sunday at 7:30 p.m. in Pelham.

In other action Chatham and Niagara Falls tied 5-5. St. Marys beat Fort Erie 7-2. LaSalle downed Stratford 4-1. Leamington edged St. Catharines 4-3 and Komoka doubled Kitchener 4-3 in double overtime.