Brandon Priestap, assisted by Brandon Howland at 12:44 of the second was all she wrote for the Goderich Sailors in an 8-1 loss in Walkerton in Western Junior C Hockey action.
The hometown Hawks managed one in the first, three in the second and four in the third in wracking up 8 goals-- only one of which came on the powerplay.
Steve Wilkin went the distance in net, stopping 31 of the 39 shots he faced.
The Sailors managed 17 shots on net.
The two clubs meet up again tonight at MRC, starting at 8PM.
The Western Junior C Season for the Sailors concludes next Sunday, at 4:30 PM at home to Mitchell.
In other Western Jr C Hockey action -- Hanover shut out Kincardine 3-0 while Mitchell beat Wingham 5-2.