Jan 15, 2023 | Dwight Irwin | 357 views
Two wins keep Wolves in hunt for second place
The Ripley Wolves sit one point out of second place after two big wins on the weekend.
On Friday night, the third-place Wolves travelled to Palmerston to face the Mapleton-Minto 81s, who own second place in the league.
Ripley jumped on the 81s early with two goals in the first period and cruised to a 6-2 win.
Goal scorers were Alex Kuntz (2), Ethan Skinner, Nick Seiler, Adam Alexander and Jarred Colling. Assists went to Pat Looby (4), Tyler McCarthy, Rob White, Alexander, and Seiler.
Jason Hamilton got the win in the Wolves net.
On Sunday in Lucknow, the Wolves held off the Lancers for a 5-3 win.
Ben Scheel led the way with two goals, while Garrett Meurs, White, and Skinner rounded out the scoring. Assists went to Chase Meurs (2), Cody Britton (2), Looby (2), and Skinner (2).
Aiden Quish got the win in the Wolves net.
Ripley currently sits in third place, one point behind Mapleton-Minto and one ahead of Saugeen Shores as the regular season comes to a close over the next two weekends.
The Wolves host the Shelburne Muskies on Saturday, Jan. 21, at 7 p.m. Game sponsors are the Ripley Legion Branch #440 and Kincardine Home Hardware.