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Sunday, December 8, 2013

Terriers Fall to Devils in OT

Orillia | by Ken Hashizume  

Traves scores twice for Fergus; Penetang and Erin also winners in Junior C

A tough loss for the Jim Wilson Orillia Terriers.

Fergus inched closer to Orillia as Matthew Clarke scored with 2:12 remaining in overtime to give the Devils a 4-3 victory Saturday night.

The win puts the Devils three points behind the Terriers in the Georgian Mid-Ontario league standings.

Orillia was up 2-1 late in the second period when Mike Traves scored two goals 1:53 apart to give Fergus a 3-2 lead after 40 minutes of play.

Jason Binnie's power play goal midway through the third tied the game up for Orillia at 3-3.

Cole Bradley had the other goal for the Devils (9-12-1-1).

Ryan Tucci and Marty Lawlor also scored for the Terriers (10-13-1-2).

Parker Merkley made 46 saves for Fergus while Gordie Weiss stopped 23 for Orillia.

The Terriers went 1 for 5 on the power play, the Devils scored once on 7 opportunities.

The Terriers are back on the ice Sunday afternoon when they host the Erin Shamrocks at Rotary Place.

Elsewhere, Hayden Cole's overtime goal gave the Penetang Kings a 6-5 win over Midland.

Erin scored three unanswered goals in the third as the Shamrock doubled up the Stayner Siskins 4-2. 

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Click on audio to hear a game recap and post-game comments from Terriers Forward Jason Binnie.

 

 

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