Wolves gear up for playoffs with win over Saugeen Shores

Posted: February 3, 2015 in News and notes

The Ripley Wolves wrapped up their regular season on the weekend by playing spoiler, ending Saugeen Shores’ pursuit of first place in the North Division with a 4-2 win at home.

The win, which came on the heels of a wild 10-7 loss in Elora on Friday night, left the Wolves in sixth place overall, and the second seed in the ‘A’ playoffs, which will be a round-robin between Shallow Lake, Ripley, Lucknow, Shelburne, and Milverton and Seaforth from the South Division. The top four teams in the round-robin will meet in the ‘A’ semi-finals.

The Wolves begin the round-robin in Shallow Lake, the top seed in the ‘A’, which tied the Wolves in points in the regular season but held the tie-breaker. The game is Saturday night at 8:30 p.m.

Other round-robin games:

Feb. 14 vs Lucknow – 8 p.m.
Feb. 15 at Seaforth – 8 p.m.
Feb. 20 vs Shelburne – 8:30 p.m.
Feb. 21 vs Milverton – 8 p.m.

Scoring in the game on Sunday vs Saugeen Shores was Tim Dwinnell, Brett Catto, Ryan Armstrong and Nick Locking. Assists went to Travis Vangaver (2), Cody Britton, Tyler McCarthy, Paul Stewart, Devin Kemp and Locking.

Kurt Edwards was great in the Ripley net, stopping 35 shots for the win.

On Friday in Elora, goal scorers were Brian Stanley, Jordan Cale, Britton, Catto, Vangaver, Locking and Armstrong. Assists went to Jeremy McQuillin (3), McCarthy (2), Britton (2), Locking and Vangaver.

Edwards took the loss in the game.


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