The Demons’ forward, Ben Fingler tries to jam one home during the first period. Fingler scored a goal and picked up two assists as the Demons took the game 6-1. Moore photo

Jeff Moore

Record Staff

WINCHESTER—The North Dundas Major Midget Rep B Demons played one game this past weekend as they welcomed the South Grenville Rangers on Thursday night.

Demons 6 Rangers 1

The North Dundas Major Midget Rep B Demons welcomed the South Grenville Rangers to the Joel Steele Community Centre on Thurs., Dec. 6, in the UCMHL. The Demons went into the game four points behind the first place Char-Lan Rebels and just one point ahead of the Cornwall Colts in third place. 

The Rangers opened the scoring just 1:37 into the first period as Connor Van Luit scored from Braeden Hill and Caleb Johnston taking a 1-0 lead. The Demons tied the game when Dean Lapier lit the lantern from Colin Minish and Cam Sherrer with just 1:02 remaining in the opening frame. 

The teams took a one-all draw into the second period. The Demons took their first lead of the game when Ben Fingler snapped one home from Brad McLean just 1:41 into the second period. 

The Demons made it 2-1 as McLean slapped one to the back of the net from Minish and Fingler at 3:56. The Demons took a two-goal lead when Dean Lapier scored on a breakaway with just 1:38 remaining in the sandwich frame unassisted. 

The Demons took a 4-1 lead into the third period. Just 1:27 into the third period the Demons made it 5-1 as Josh Broad sniped one from Minish and Owen Richardson. The Demons closed out the scoring when Richardson pounded one home from the blue line from Fingler and Joey Hannaford at 3:38. The Demons took the game 6-1 moving to within two points of the first place Rebels. 

Picking up the win in the Demons’ goal was Toby Byrne and suffering the loss in the Rangers’ goal was Nathaniel Rylands.

Up next

The North Dundas Major Midget Rep B Demons travel to Centre 76 in Athens to take on the Leeds Chargers tonight Wed., Dec. 12, at 8:30 p.m. and welcome the Kemptville Panthers to Joel Steele Community Centre in Winchester on Thurs., Dec. 13, at 7:30 p.m.