Wolves split weekend games to open season

Posted: October 13, 2014 in News and notes

The Ripley Wolves went 1-1 on opening weekend.

On Friday, the Wolves travelled to Shallow Lake and outplayed the home team but had trouble solving the Crushers’ netminder, falling 6-3 (empty netter). Goals were scored by Mark Stanley, Travis VanGaver and Cody Britton, while Stanley, Drew Davidson (2), Tyler McCarthy and Jeremy McQuillin added assists.

Kurt Edwards was in the Wolves net and faced 34 shots in the loss.

On Saturday, a great crowd watched rivals Ripley and Lucknow in a classic, hard-fought battle, with the Wolves coming out as 7-5 winners. Goals were scored by McQuillin, VanGaver, Nick Locking (shorthanded), Davidson (2), Stanley and Britton (powerplay). Assists went to Stanley, McQuillin (2), VanGaver (2), Corey McCrae, McCarthy, Brett Catto (2), Britton and Davidson.

Edwards faced 21 shots to get the win.

The Wolves travel to Elora on Friday, Oct. 17, for an 8:30 start and return home for a Sunday afternoon game on Oct. 26, at 3 p.m., vs Mapleton-Minto.

Don’t forget to purchase your tickets for our Halloween Dance, featuring the Celtic-rock band The Mudmen. Tickets are $20 and are available at the arena, Township of Huron-Kinloss office, Ripley Variety and the Wolves’ Oct. 26 home game. Only 220 tickets will be sold, so get yours early!

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