FERGUS – Saturday, June 11, at the Centre Wellington Sportsplex, the Fergus Thistles destroyed the shorthanded Six Nations Jr. C Warriors 13-6 in a game were Six Nations was never really in — only 13 Warriors made the trip to Fergus, one of them goalie Mitch Henhawk, which left only 12 runners,
Fergus opened up a 6-1 wound on the Warriors in the first period, and added another six in the second period.
The Warriors scored five goals in the third period, but by then it was all over. The Fergus win closed the gap between them and the Wilmot Wild who hold down first place in the Western Division. Also Saturday, the Wild embarrassed the Shelburne Vets 23-7.
The Warriors are now tied with Oakville for third place with a record of 6-5-1.
The Warriors see action next Saturday, June 18, at the ILA and Sunday June 19 in Brantford against the Brantford Warriors at the Brantford and District Civic Centre.