Hagersville Hawks lose to division leaders

HAGERSVILLE – There was only one game this past week for the Jr. C Hagersville Hawks. The Southern Conference leaders, the Grimsby Peach Kings, rolled into the Hagersville arena Saturday night with a 5-0-1 record and left with their sixth win with a 4-2 triumph.

The fifth place Hawks will be out of action until Saturday, Oct. 15th when the Dundas Blues are in town.

Grimsby drew first blood at 5:02 but less than two minutes later, Hawks’ Matt Weston scored from Derek Friesen and Wesley Fritz. Curtis Conrad closed the first period with the visitors leasing 2-1.

The Kings added another in the second with Brady Cranwell connecting from Brennan Smith, Adam Koziowski to take a 3-1 two period lead.

Ralph Taggart brought the Hawks close with an unassisted, short-hander at 8:25, but the Kings held off Hagersville’s late game and put the game away at 13:20 with Conrad’s second of the night. Stephen Tierney suffered the loss in the Hagersville goal.

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