Short-staffed Erin Outlaws doubled by Seaforth Centenaires
SEAFORTH – The Erin Outlaws yielded four goals to the Seaforth Centenaires in the first period in a 4-2 loss in Ontario Elite Hockey League play Sunday at the Seaforth and District Community Centre.
The short-staffed Outlaws scored a single goal in the second and added another one in the third. Erin had 15 players suited up for the game, including two goaltenders. The Centenaires had 20.
Three of Seaforth’s first-period goals came in a span of a minute and 35 seconds late in the period.
Jacob Miller and Travis Brown had power-play goals for the Outlaws. Chris Lachance assisted on both goals while Brown and Justin Pringle each had an assist.
Scoring for Seaforth were Carter Collinson, Jamie Huber, Mike Siddall and Drew Gross. Brady Wiffen had three assists while Siddall, Holdyn Lansink, Collinson, Liam Melady and Zach Otto each had an assist.
The Centenaires outshot the Outlaws 36-29 and went 2-for-4 on its power play while Erin went 1-for-5.
Connor Toogood had 32 saves for Erin while Alex Hutcheson had 27 for Seaforth.
The Ripley Wolves lead the 11-team league at 6-1-0-3 while the Creemore Coyotes are at 6-0-0-1. Saugeen Shores Winterhawks are next at 6-3-0-0 and are followed by the Durham Thundercats at 5-2-0-1, Seaforth at 5-2-0-0, Minto 81’s at 4-3-0-1, Tavistock Royals at 4-5-0-0, Georgian Bay Applekings at 3-4-0-0, the Outlaws at 3-5-0-0, Lucknow Lancers at 1-5-0-1 and Milverton Four Wheel Drives at 1-7-0-0.
The Outlaws are to host Durham at the Centre 2000 arena Sunday at 4 p.m.
- Guelph Sports Journal