Chatham-Kent November Athlete of the Month Voting
Voting will continue until Saturday, December 8, with the winner being named Monday, December 10. Poll votes, comments below, as well as Facebook comments (www.facebook.com/cksportsnetwork) and Twitter Retweets (www.twitter.com/cksportsnetwork) will be counted as votes. See below the poll for monthly accolades for each athlete.
Luke Allin (Chatham) – A freshman with the Wilfrid Laurier University Golden Hawks, Allin jumped directly into Laurier’s starting lineup, and made an instant impact at the OUA level. In 7 games in November, Allin averaged 7.7 points per game, including a 23-point performance November 8, which earned him Laurier Athlete of the Week honours. Allin also had 2.86 rebounds per game in November.
Chris Clements (Dresden) – After over a year away from the UFC, Dresden’s Chris Clements made a statement comeback, decisively winning his UFC Fight Night 55 bout in Sydney, Australia. Clements took a first round TKO at 3:06 over Vik Grujic on punches.
Ashley Goure (Chatham) – Competing with Team Canada at the first ever IPC Ice Sledge Hockey International Women’s Cup in Brampton, Ontario Goure was one of Canada’s best players in the tournament, helping her team to the final, where they fell to Team USA. In six tournament games, Goure had 11 goals.
Brendan Harrogate (Chatham) – A 16-year-old playing with the GOJHL’s LaSalle Vipers, Harrogate had 9-points in 9 games in November. Harrogate had 7 goals in that span, including three multi-goal games. The Chatham product closed out the month on a 4 game point streak.
Ross Krieger (Pain Court) – Climbing into the Great Lakes Junior C Hockey League’s top 10 in scoring as a 16-year-old, Krieger had 10 points in 8 games in November for the Dresden Kings. That included a hat trick performance mid-month against Alvinston. Krieger also scored for the Great Lakes Prospects in a win over the SOJHL in the 2014 Prospects Game.
Trevor Richardson (Chatham) – Richardson had at least one point in every game he played for the Chatham Maroons in November, totalling 9 goals and 5 assists for 14 points in 9 November games. Richardson’s point streak helped him climb into the top 20 in GOJHL scoring across the Province.
Brendan Van Herk (Cedar Springs) – Van Herk won five gold medals at the Chatham Y Pool Sharks SEAL meet mid-month competing with the Blenheim Blast swim team. The 15-year-old swimmer won the 200m IM, 100m Fly, 100m Back, 100m Breast, and 100m Free. At the Nothers Fall Invitational in London later in November, Van Herk added to his medal count by winning gold in six different events.