Junior Gryphs to start OHL Cup play Wednesday

TORONTO – The Guelph Junior Gryphons are to begin their participation in the OHL Cup AAA minor midget hockey tournament Wednesday at 10:15 a.m. at the Scotiabank Pond.

The Junior Gryphs are to play the Elite Hockey Group of New York in their tournament opener. The locals are to play twice Wednesday as they’re also to tangle with the Toronto Marlboros at 3:30 p.m. The Junior Gryphs are to play Cambridge Hawks Thursday at 9 a.m. and the Sun County Panthers of Essex Friday at 10:15 a.m.

Tuesday, Sun County scored three times in 53 seconds in the final seven minutes of the third period to down the Toronto Titans 5-2 in a play-in game.

In tournament play Tuesday, the Marlboros edged EHG 6-5 in a game that saw the teams combine for six goals in the third period as EHG made it close with a pair of goals 26 seconds apart in the final six and a half minutes of the game.

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