Hag-Hawks close disappointing season Saturday

HAGERSVILLE – The Hagersville Hawks suffered a 2-0 shutout loss Saturday in Hagersville. The guests were the Dundas Blues who are now 11-points ahead of the Hawks, in fifth place. The Hawks are in sixth, with 15 wins, 23 losses two ties and one OT loss for 33 points. The win improved Dundas’ record to 21 wins, 17 losses two ties and one OT loss.

The Hawks and the Blues clashed with no results for the first 20 minutes but at 14:01, Isaac Taylor was called for slashing and the Blues capitalized with a powerplay goal scored at 14:01 for the only goal of the framing what would stand as the game winner.

Hagersville’s Otasowie Omeregie and Blues’ Carter Franks tangled at 18:19. Omeregie was given an extra two-minutes in the box with a facemark call. Scott McLaren scored on the ensuing powerplay at 19:39 for the 2-0.

Blues’ Jake Fleming put up his first shutout.

Earlier this past week, the Glanbrook Rangers gave up a single point to the Hawks Wednesday at the Glanbrook Arena. Hagersville scored first with Ralph Taggart connecting from Zach Carr and Matt McKeraghan.

Glanbrook evened things up at 18:38 of the period for a 1-1 first period score. There was no scoring in the second, but lots of great saves at both ends. Garnet Batrybchuk scored the winner for the Blues, unassisted and Hagersville was unable to answer.

The Hawks have one regular season left in the schedule on Saturday, Feb. 3, at 7:30 p.m. against Niagara.


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