The Walkerton Hawks have yet to be defeated after another weekend of Junior ‘C' hockey. The Hawks were on the road Friday night, when they trounced the Goderich Sailors 6-1. The first period ended with Walkerton up 1-0, and by the end of the second, they widened the margin to 3-0. Walkerton went on to score three more goals in the second half of the third period. The Sailors ruined the Hawks' shut-out, when they scored their only goal of the game with just six seconds left in the third. Hawks coach Bill Monkman called Saturday night's game "the hardest game we've played so far." And it was a close one, when Walkerton hosted the Kincardine Bulldogs, ending in a shoot-out win. The Hawks were leading 3-1 after the first period, but Kincardine came back in the second to score twice to tie the game. Defence on both ends was strong in the scoreless third period. The Bulldogs took a penalty in overtime, but the Hawks couldn't find the twine, and the game stayed 3-3. Andy Mitchell gave the Hawks the win in the shoot-out.Walkerton goals were by Steve Collins, Ryan Dilks and Jay Thomson.Clayton Fritsch picked up the win making 28 saves, Gatlin Burt took the loss with 24 saves."Both teams came out with some intensity, obviously. Walkerton put Kincardine out (of the playoffs) last year, and the team remembers. We saw that at the start of the game," Monkman said. "It was a good test for us, and the guys did a really good job,"?he added. Walkerton hosts the Mitchell Hawks, on Friday at 8:30 p.m. in Walkerton.
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