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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Junior North Stars Fall in Orangeville

Owen Sound | by Matt Hermiz  

Owen Sound offence goes quiet in third period as Northmen rally

The Owen Sound Junior North Stars are off to an 0-2 start.

Jake Dithurbide scored the winner with just over five minutes remaining as the Orangeville Northmen rallied to beat the Junior North Stars 6-5 in  Ontario Lacrosse Association Junior B action at the Alder St. Recreation Centre Tuesday night.

The North Stars offence dried up in the third, after leading 5-4 through two periods on goals by Logan Swanton, Mike Fiegehen, Keegan Mcilmoyle, Spencer Edler and Luke Grimoldby.

Brett Draper scored a power play goal at 13:09 of the third for Orangeville to tie it 5-5, then Dithurbide had the winner just over 1:47 later.

Jeremy Searle, Jayden Sample, Cameron Spencer and Liam Smith also scored for the Northmen (1-0).

Daniel Tanner made 36 saves in the win, while Wes Hamilton stopped 38 taking the loss.

Orangeville outshot Owen Sound 44-41 while going 2 for 8 on the power play; Owen Sound finished 3 for 7.

The Junior North Stars (0-2) return to action Thursday night at home against the Elora Mohawks (2-0).

Game time is 8 p.m. at the Shallow Lake Community Centre.

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