WINCHESTER—The North Dundas Major Midget Demons were to have played two games this past weekend as they welcomed the South Grenville Rangers on Thursday night and were supposed to travel to Perth to take on the Blue Wings but the game was postponed due to the weather.
Demons 5 Rangers 2
The North Dundas Major Midget Demons welcomed the South Grenville Rangers to the Joel Steele Community Centre in Winchester on Thurs., Jan. 17, in the UCMHL. The Demons went into the game in third place, six points behind the Cornwall Colts in second and nine points behind the first place Char-Lan Rebels.
The teams battled to a scoreless first period.
The Demons opened the scoring at 3:09 of the second period as Colin Minish sniped one from Curtis Bell taking a 1-0 lead. The Demons made it 2-0 when Bell snapped one home from Minish and Cam Sherrer at 4:37.
The Rangers got one back at 11:54 but the Demons restored their two-goal lead with just five seconds remaining in the middle frame as Ben Fingler pounded one to the back of the net from Sherrer and Minish. The Demons took a 3-1 lead into the third period.
The Demons made it 4-1 when Blake Waters slipped one home from Jayden Rowe and Minish at 3:26 of the third. The Demons kept up the pressure and made it 5-1 as Joey Hannaford scored from Fingler and Rowe at 5:10.
The Rangers got one back at 15:56 but it was too little, too late as the Demons took the game 5-2. The Demons moved to within four points of the Rebels in second. Picking up the win in the Demons’ goal was Liam Antille.
The North Dundas Major Midget Demons welcome the Perth Blue Wings to the Joel Steele Community Centre in Winchester on Thurs., Feb. 7, at 7:30 p.m.