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Friday, June 15, 2018

Tough Task For Jr. NorthStars

Owen Sound | by Matt Hermiz  

Tied with St Catharines in wild card hunt, but schedule isn't friendly

The Owen Sound Junior NorthStars remain in the hunt for the a wildcard spot in the Ontario Junior B Lacrosse League.

But it will be a tough task if they're to clinch.

The NorthStars (5-12-1) are battling St Catharines (5-12-1) for the final wildcard spot in the West, with both teams tied in the standings with two games remaining.

Looking at the schedule, Owen Sound has a far harder task ahead of them in picking up points over the final two games.

The NorthStars host the Windsor Clippers (14-3-0) at the Bayshore Community Centre Saturday then close out their season Sunday on the road against Elora (15-3-0).

By comparison, St Catharines gets the league's two worst teams in London (2-16-0) Friday and Welland (1-17-0) Sunday.

Wednesday's OLA Junior B scores
Niagara Thunderhawks 10 Welland Generals 8
Akewsasne Indians 19 Nepean Knights 5
Hamilton Bengals 17 London Blue Devils 5
Green Gaels 16 West Durham Ironheads 4


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