Elora Rocks blanked by Ripley

RIPLEY – The Elora Rocks suffered a 5-0 loss to the Ripley Wolves in Western Ontario Athletic Association senior men’s hockey league play Sunday at the Ripley Huron Community Centre.

Ripley scored single goals in the first and second periods before netting three in the third.

Brent Walton had a pair of goals for Ripley while single goals were added by Dan Nicoloff, Shawn Stewart and Cody Britton. Brett Catto and Tyler Soehner each had two assists while single assists were given to Tyson Soers, Nick Seiler, Tyler Devos, Jeff Alcombrack and Walton.

Mitch Campbell stopped 20 shots for the shutout for Ripley. Goaltender Gary Walser had 54 saves for the Rocks.

Ripley is second in the league at 14-3-0-0 while the Rocks are 12th at 2-11-0-2.

The Rocks are to play the eighth-place Saugeen Shores Winterhawks (6-8-0-1) Friday at 8:30 p.m. at The Plex in Port Elgin.


Wolves 5 Rocks 0
First Period
1. Ripley, Brent Walton (Brett Catto, Tyler Soehner), 0:37
Penalties: Kemp Rip (high sticking), 13:11; Prosic Elora (hooking), 18:08.
Second Period
2. Ripley, Dan Nicoloff (Tyson Soers, Nick Seiler), 13:14
Penalties: Walsh Rip (roughing), 14:36; Tuckey Elora (boarding), 19:07.
Third Period
3. Ripley, Shawn Stewart (Tyler Devos, Jeff Alcombrack), 1:42
4. Ripley, Brent Walton (Brett Catto, Tyler Soehner), 15:10 pp
5. Ripley, Cody Britton (Brent Walton), 16:35 pp
Penalties: Gourlay Elora (hooking), 6:19; Colling Rip (slashing), 6:54; Alcombrack Rip (slashing), 7:45; Gourlay Elora (spearing double minor), 14:38; Helle Elora (fighting major), Kemp Rip (fighting major), 17:06.
Shots on Goal
Elora 20; Ripley 59.
Goalies: Walser (L, 59 shots-54 saves), Elora; Campbell (W, 20 shots-20 saves), Ripley.
Power Plays (goals-chances): Elora 0-4; Ripley 2-5.
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