ROUGH WEEKEND FOR BULLDOGS

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The Kincardine Bulldogs didn’t have a great weekend, coming home from a 5-2 loss Friday night in Walkerton only to lose to Wingham 5-4 in overtime Sunday afternoon at the Davidson Centre.

Friday’s game saw the Hawks take a 3-0 lead in the first period, Gary Mantz from Maverick Petrie, Justin Donnelly from Mantz and Mantz on the power play from Braden Boley and Spencer Elder. That lead was to carry the Walkerton team for the rest of the game.

 

The second and third periods were even, with each team scoring in both periods – Kincardine’s Hunter Robins-Gibbons on the power play from Jordan Caskenette and Brett Burrows, Walkerton’s Ryan Shaw from Andrew Lavergne and Matt Geifert in the second, and Walkerton’s Adel Zivojevic from Justin McCrae and Kyle Somani and Kincardine’s Derrick Bernath from Kent Ribey in the third.

 

Craig Luinstra was in net for Kincardine.

 

Sunday afternoon Kincardine was looking for a win but it wasn’t to be.

 

Wingham scored on the power play to start the first period, Kyle Stanbury from Carter Collinson and Jamie Huber. Kincardine’s Logan Freiburger tied the score, also on the power play, with Burrows and Logan Swanton getting the assists. Wingham replied with a third power play goal, Greg Hansford from Huber.

 

Wingham’s Huber scored from Hansford for the second period’s only goal.

 

Kincardine came back from a 3-1 deficit to tie the game in the third – Mike Fieghen scored from Burrows and Caskenette to make it 3-2, Wingham’s Stanbury scored from Rhys Vollmer and Hansford to regain a two-goal lead, before Fieghen scored from Grant Stevens and Freiburger, and Jesse Carnahan scored from Brady Richards, to make it 4-4.

 

Wingham’s Vollmer scored the winning goal at the three-minute mark in overtime, with Huber and Collinson getting the assists.

 

Ethan Primeau was in net for Kincardine.

 

Friday night, Dec. 1, 8:25 p.m., it will be Kincardine’s turn to host Walkerton. Saturday afternoon, Kincardine is in Hanover for a 2 p.m. game.