By Mike Soulliere
(WINDSOR, ON) – The Windsor Clippers defeated the Wallaceburg Red Devils 14-11 in a penalty filled affair in Wallaceburg on Friday night. The victory improves the Clippers record to 12-4 on the season. The win also gives the Clippers the Far West title and a lock on a playoff spot.
Lucas Ducharme and Brendon Anger scored four times each while Ryan Marchand completed a seven point night with 2 goals and five assists. Also scoring for the Clippers were Bryan Larocque with a pair while Andrew Garant and Matt Martinello chipped in with one each.
Cooper Cecile was stellar in goal for the Clippers stopping 42 of 53 Wallaceburg shots.
The same two teams resumed hostilities Saturday night at Forest Glade Arena.
With the Wallaceburg Red Devils desperately needing a win to keep their playoff hopes alive, they ran into an equally determined Clippers team who are focused on a strong finish to the regular season. The result was a very well played game by both teams and a 10-8 Clippers victory.
The win improves the Clippers to 13-4 on the season, including a 4 game sweep of the season series with Wallaceburg.
Brendon Anger scored three goals for the Clippers while Ryan Marchand added a pair. Singles were scored by Logan Holmes, Lucas Ducharme, Bryan Larocque, Trevor Learn and Josh Jubenville.
Mike Cameron went the distance in goal for the win, making 39 saves.
The Clippers will travel to Point Edward on Wednesday night to take on the Pacers. The next home game for the Clippers is Saturday night when the Hamilton Bengals visit Forest Glade Arena. Game time is 7:00 pm