Patriots overpowered by Wingham Ironmen

WINGHAM – The Mount Forest Patriots gave up five power-play goals and another on a penalty shot as they were dumped 7-1 by the Wingham Ironmen in Provincial Junior Hockey League play Friday night at Wingham’s Wescast Complex rink.

Wingham scored the only goal of the first period and extended its lead to 3-1 by the end of the second.

Jack Francis scored the lone goal for the Patriots and Derek Williams assisted on the goal.

Jamie Huber had a pair of goals for Wingham while single goals were added by Ryan Litt, Matt Tolton, Rhys Vollmer, Kyle Stanbury and Hayden Robinson. Shane Vollmer assisted on two of the goals and other assists were awarded to Huber, Stanbury, Carter Collinson, Rhys Vollmer and Jordan Pham.

Wingham outshot Mount Forest 35-33 thanks to holding the Patriots without a shot on goal in the third period. While the Ironmen went 5-for-9 on their power play, the Patriots were scoreless on five power plays.

Devon Carson was the winning netminder for Wingham and he made 32 saves while David Lobsinger made 28 saves for Mount Forest.

Wingham leads the Pollock Division at 12-1-0-0 while Mount Forest is third at 8-4-1-0.

The Patriots are to host the Mitchell Hawks (5-10-1-1) Saturday at 8 p.m. at the Mount Forest and District Sports Complex.


Ironmen 7 Patriots 1
Mount Forest     0-1-0–1
Wingham            1-2-4–7
First Period
1. Wingham, Litt (Huber, Stanbury) 13:54 pp
Penalties: S.Vollmer Wing (interference), 10:03; Coulter MtF (checking from behind, checking from behind game misconduct), 11:55; Collinson Wing (cross checking), 17:51.
Second Period
2. Mount Forest, Francis (Williams) 6:36
3. Wingham, Huber (S.Vollmer) 8:51
4. Wingham, Tolton (Collinson) 18:22 pp
Penalties: Adlys Wing (hooking), 1:42; Weber MtF (slashing), 4:00; Becker MtF (interference), 11:37; N.Bolger MtF (interference), 18:05.
Third Period
5. Wingham, R.Vollmer (penalty shot) 4:20
6. Wingham, Huber (R.Vollmer) 13:08 pp
7. Wingham, Stanbury (S.Vollmer) 14:14 pp
8. Wingham, Robinson (Pham) 19:37 pp
Penalties: Bishop Wing (slashing), 7:14; N.Bolger MtF (cross checking), 10:34; K.Hoelscher MtF (interference), Stefanelli MtF (bench/coach bench minor), 11:16; Weber MtF (high sticking), 14:06; McCann MtF (abuse of officials game misconduct), 14:14; Gibbings Wing (hooking), 15:40; Philips MtF (head contact, head contact misconduct), 17:49; Gibbings Wing (holding stick), Becker MtF (kicking player match penalty), 18:52.
Shots on Goal
Mount Forest     12-21-0–33
Wingham           8-13-14–35
Goalies: Lobsinger (L, 35 shots-28 saves), Mount Forest; Carson (W, 33 shots-32 saves), Wingham.
Power Plays (goals-chances): Mount Forest 0-5; Wingham 5-9.
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