The Ripley Wolves beat cross-township rival Lucknow, 6-1, Saturday before taking the extra point in Tillsonburg by winning in a shoot-out.
The Wolves scored two in each period in Lucknow, Saturday night, and fired 36 shots on net in the 6-1 win. Cody Britton and Shawn Stewart each had two goals, while singles went to Gerrit Satosek and Tyson Soers.
Assists went to Brett Catto (2), Patrick Weijak (2), Satosek, Stewart, Jarred Colling, Alex MacLeod, Mike Osadca, and Dan Nicoloff.
Goalie Mitch Campbell faced 25 shots for the win.
Sunday, the Wolves travelled to Tillsonburg to face the team with the second most points in the league (22), though they have played two more games than Ripley, which has 20 points.
The game flipped back and forth all night, eventually going to a shoot-out, which Ripley won to go home with the two points (Tillsonburg got one point).
Wolves goals were scored by Britton (2), Nick Seiler, Tyler Soehner, Brent Walton and Weijak, with Britton and Walton scoring in the shoot-out.
Goalie Kurt Edwards faced 37 shots and stopped two of three in the shoot-out for the win.
The Wolves travel to Shelburne to face the 7-4 Muskies, Saturday, Dec. 16, at 8 p.m. They’ll return home Saturday, Dec. 23, to face the Lucknow Lancers at 7 p.m. It’s Ugly Sweater Night, so wear your Christmas best and enjoy the festive season in The Den!
PETROLIA CAPTAIN SUSPENDED
Petrolia’s captain, Jeremiah Goodacre, who attacked a Ripley fan during the Wolves 6-5 win on Nov. 25, received a six-game suspension from the WOAA.
QUIZ NIGHT ANOTHER SUCCESS
The Wolves’ third Quiz Night was another fun time, with the Old Roosters claiming their second championship. The next Quiz Night will be Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, at 8 p.m. at the Ripley Curling Club.
Come for a fun night of trivia and laughs! You can bring your own team of up to eight, or we can add you a team!
WOLVES BEAT SHALLOW LAKE, 5-2, DEC. 2
A three-goal third period paced the Ripley Wolves to a 5-2 win over the Shallow Lake Crushers, Saturday, Dec. 2.
The Wolves saw goals from Brent Walton (2), Brett Catto, Cody Britton and Patrick Weijak. Assists went to Britton, Nick Seiler (2), Brian Stanley, Mike Osadca, Alex MacLeod and goalie Kurt Edwards, who also had 39 saves in the win.
The two goals give Walton (who spent last season as the Wolves assistant coach while recovering from an injury) 13 in just five games this season.
The Ripley Tykes showed their talent on the ice during intermission.