Ashton Fry scored the game winning goal late in the game as the Kemptville 73's defeat the the Pembroke Lumber Kings 8-6 in a home game at North Grenville Municipal Centre in Kemptville. As well, the Kemptville 73's' offense had a big night, peppering Pembroke with 32 shots throughout the game.
Liam Hunter did his part, adding 2 points (1 goal, 1 assist) and John Beaton chipped in with 2 points (1 goal, 1 assist). Jacob Kamps delivered for his team with 3 points (2 goals, 1 assist) and Matthew Barnaby contributed with 2 points (1 goal, 1 assist).
During the first period, Kamps opened the scoring for the Lumber Kings with a goal at 1:16 with helpers from his linemates, Warnholtz and Cross. Mcintyre quickly followed with a goal at 2:59 with helpers from teammates Weber and Rowland. Barnaby quickly followed with a goal at 4:07 with assists from Rhodes and Vroman. Beaton finally put Kemptville on the board with a goal at 9:45 with assists from his linemates, Meyer and Thousand. Titus quickly followed with a goal at 9:59 with helpers from his linemates, Faith and Frazee.
In the second period, Hunter scored a goal at 1:02 with helpers from Fry and Faith. Warnholtz answered for the Lumber Kings with a goal at 5:24 with an assist from Barnaby. Mcgrath answered for the 73’s with a goal at 14:17 with assists from his linemates, Beaton and Fry. Kamps answered for Pembroke with a goal at 17:31 with helpers from Vroman and Warnholtz.
In the third period, Patterson answered for Kemptville with a goal at 11:59 with assists from Mcgrath and Conley. Cross quickly followed with a goal at 13:02 with helpers from his linemates, Warnholtz and Kamps. Faith quickly followed with a goal at 14:46 with assists from Hunter and Fry. Fry deposited what turned out to be the game winning goal at 18:32 with helpers from Faith and Figueira. Fry quickly followed with a goal at 19:21 with assists from Patterson and Faith.
Kemptville’s victory was in no doubt helped out by Bond as he stopped 17 of the 23 shots he faced. On the other hand, Bond’s counterpart, Smith, and Pembroke’s defense did not have such a great night stopping only 24 of 31 shots.
This win brings the Kemptville 73’s’ record to (7-25-0-1).