HAGERSVILLE – Led by a six-point game by Derek Friesen and backed up by a shutout performance by Ryan Guy, the Hagersville Hawks put a 6-0 whooping on the visiting Hagersville Hawks Saturday night in Provincial Junior Hockey League (PJHL) Jr. C hockey action.
The Hawks hungrier than the Storm right from the opening faceoff but that’s not to say Simcoe never had its chances. When they did break the Hagersville defence, Ryan Guy was ready for anything Simcoe could throw against him, stopping 29 shots. Derek Friesen was flying all night scoring four goals and adding two assists.
Also adding points were Ryan Frost and Jacob Harrison with a goal and an assist each, Tanner Brennecke assisted on two Hagersville goals while Travis Bell, Hayden Smith added an assist.
It was 2-0 after the first period and 5-0 after 40 minutes. One point behind the Simcoe Storm, who have played one more game, and two points behind the Dundas Blues who have played two more games.
The Hag-Hawks are 9-9-1 good enough for fifth place, as of Sunday.
Upcoming games include, Hagersville visiting Dundas, Thursday night at 7:20 p.m., followed by an afternooner at 2 p.m., in Port Dover.