Wolves split games on weekend

Posted: December 16, 2014 in News and notes

The Ripley Wolves played two strong games on the weekend, coming out of their two home games with a win and a loss.

The Wolves hosted Saugeen Shores on Friday night and lost a close 4-2 game (empty netter). Goals were scored by Josh MacDonald and Brett Catto. Assists went to Ryan Armstrong, Alex MacLeod, Jarred Colling and Jordan Cale.

Kurt Edwards made 32 saves in the loss.

On Saturday night, the Wolves hosted Shallow Lake and jumped out to a quick 3-0 lead. Goals went to Cody Britton, Shawn Stewart and Travis Vangaver. Assists went to Catto, Colling, Vangaver and Cale.

The Crushers got to within one by the end of the first and, as the lead changed hands in a wild second, the Wolves managed to take a 6-5 lead into the third. Second period goals were scored by Catto, Vangaver and Nick Locking. Assists went to Britton, Jeremy McQuillin (2) and Locking.

The teams exchanged goals in the third and the Wolves hung on for an 8-7 win. Britton completed his hat-trick with two in the third, with assists going to Stewart, Cale and Catto (2).

Edwards made 28 saves in the win.

The Wolves, now 5-9-0, and in sixth place in the North Division, host rival Lucknow on Friday night at 8 p.m. The Tykes will be playing between periods and the game sponsor is Current Electric. On Saturday, the Wolves host Durham at 7:30. It’s our Christmas Party, so join us in the Den for Christmas treats and cheer. The sponsor is Brian Stanley Trucking.

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