Rocks downed by Saugeen Shores Winterhawks

PORT ELGIN – The Elora Rocks surrendered five goals in both the second and third periods as they were dumped 13-2 by the Saugeen Shores Winterhawks in WOAA senior men’s hockey league play Friday night at Port Elgin’s The Plex.

Saugeen Shores led 3-0 at the end of the first period and 8-2 after the second.

Chad Herron and Marc Sandwell scored just over a minute and a half apart in the second period to account for the scoring for the Rocks. Bradey Prosic had an assist.

Andy Mitchell, Lauchlin Elder and Bryan Kazarian scored twice each for Saugeen Shores while single goals were netted by Trent Hawke, Jacob Brown, Josh Hopkin, Miles MacLean, Chris Minard, Andy Fracz and Brent MacDermid. Fracz had four assists while Minard, MacLean, MacDermid and Hawke each had two. Kazarian, Trevor Smith, Chris King, Aeric Annetta, Justin Ainslie, Hopkin, James McHaig and Mitchell each had one.

Jeff Flagler stopped 20 shots to get the win for the Winterhawks while Steve Medland made 44 saves in the Elora net.

The Rocks are 12th in the 13-team league at 2-12-0-2 while Saugeen Shores is sixth at 7-8-0-1.

Elora is to play the second-place Durham Thundercats (14-3-0-0) at the Durham and District arena Saturday at 5:30 p.m.


Winterhawks 13 Rocks 2
First Period
1. Saugeen Shores, Hawke (Kazarian, Minard), 8:02
2. Saugeen Shores, Brown (Smith, MacLean), 16:22 pp
3. Saugeen Shores, Hopkin (Fracz), 19:10
Penalties: Hopkin Saug (high sticking), 4:02; Prosic Elora (slashing), 5:58; Horrigan Elora (slashing), 11:42; Horrigan Elora (slashing), 15:35.
Second Period
4. Saugeen Shores, Mitchell (Fracz), 1:16
5. Saugeen Shores, Elder (MacDermid, King), 10:05
6. Saugeen Shores, Kazarian (Minard, Hawke), 10:16
7. Saugeen Shores, Mitchell (Fracz, Annetta), 12:03
8. Elora, Herron (unassisted), 13:37
9. Elora, Sandwell (Prosic), 15:13 pp
10. Saugeen Shores, Elder (unassisted), 18:33
Penalties: Hawke Saug (tripping), 14:03; Taylor Elora (hooking), 16:27.
Third Period
11. Saugeen Shores, MacLean (Ainslie, MacDermid), 3:00
12. Saugeen Shores, Kazarian (Hawke, Hopkin), 7:52 pp
13. Saugeen Shores, Minard (Fracz, McHaig), 16:12
14. Saugeen Shores, Fracz (Mitchell), 17:53 sh
15. Saugeen Shores, MacDermid (MacLean), 19:30
Penalties: Herron Elora (slashing), 7:03; Giles Elora (tripping), 8:50; Hawke Saug (roughing), 16:38.
Shots on Goal: Saugeen Shores 57; Elora 22.
Goalies: Medland (L, 57 shots-44 saves), Elora; Flagler (W, 22 shots-20 saves), Saugeen Shores.
Power Plays (goals-chances): Elora 1-3; Saugeen Shores 2-6.
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