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A Little Quiet


By Fred Wallace


Hi, this is Fred Wallace with " Off the Wire ".

Comparatively speaking, this is a rather quiet weekend for lacrosse in Owen Sound.

The Junior B NorthStars host the Orangeville Northmen in a divisional matchup tonight while the Senior NorthStars have the weekend off.

The visitors tonight, the Northmen, lead the OLA Midwest Division while Owen Sound is locked in a battle for a Wild Card spot in the Western Conference.

Owen Sound's position is a frustrating scenario after they lost 2 of 3 last week on home floor.

A week ago, Elora scored with about 5 minutes to go to beat the NorthStars 7-5.

Sunday afternoon, Owen Sound squandered a 4-2 lead in the 3rd and lost 5-4 to Point Edward.

In between, the Junior NorthStars did shade Far West leading Wallaceburg 5-4, but they'll need to rack up points in short order to stay in the hunt.

Meanwhile, the Senior NorthStars were 2 & 1/2 minutes away from going to 3 & 0, but they surrendered 2 power play goals to the Six Nations Rivermen and ended up losing Saturday night 9-8 in overtime.

Owen Sound resumes play in Senior Lacrosse May 27th and 28th when they travel to Ennismore.

I'm Fred Wallace

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