Wolves fall to Shallow Lake, defeat Shelburne

Posted: December 7, 2015 in News and notes

The Ripley Wolves split weekend games, losing 5-4 in overtime to Shallow Lake on Friday night before defeating Shelburne on Saturday by a 4-3 score.

The Wolves jumped out to a two-goal lead before giving up four straight goals in the last 11:35 of the second period. They showed big heart by battling back in the third with two goals to force overtime.

Goals were scored by Drew Davidson, Brett Catto, Brian Stanley and Cody Britton. Assists went to Catto (2), Stanley, Tyler deVos (2), Ryan Dudgeon, Britton and Davidson.

Mitch Campbell was excellent in the Wolves net, stopping 50 shots before the Crushers scored the overtime winner.

On Saturday, Ripley welcomed Shelburne and handed the visitors a 4-3 loss.

Britton and Paul Stewart put the Wolves up 2-1 after one period, with assists going to Catto (2), Stanley, and Britton. They took a 3-2 lead into the third on a Jarred Colling goal, assisted by Ryan Armstrong and Tyson Soers. Brett Catto cemented the win with an unassisted powerplay goal early in the third.

Jamie Bayley got the win in the Wolves net.

On Nov. 28, the Wolves travelled to Lucknow and defeated the Lancers 6-4. Scoring for the Wolves was Ryan Fry, Britton, Davidson, Tyler McCarthy, Armstrong and Stanley, into an empty net. Assists went to Dudgeon, David Jones, Catto (3), Dylan Sayle (2), Corey McCrae and Davidson.

Mitch Campbell got the win in the Wolves net.

Ripley has improved their record to 6-6-1 and will look to gain more ground on league leaders this weekend when they travel to Durham on Friday, Dec. 11, at 8:30 p.m. and Drayton to face Mapleton-Minto at 6 p.m. The Wolves return home on Friday, Dec. 18, at 8:30 p.m. vs the Lucknow Lancers.

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