The Plex was jam-packed for Game 4 of the WOAA Sr. “AA” semi-final series between the Clinton Radars and the hometown Saugeen Shores Winterhawks, but the fans didn’t get much to cheer about.
Clinton pulled away late to take a decisive 6-0 victory to even the best-of-seven series at two games apiece.
Clinton opened the scoring halfway through the first period, as a Braydon Blight-Royal shot from the point made its way through a crowd and past Winterhawks netminder Jeff Flagler.
The Winterhawks had power plays late in the period, but struggled to generate to chances.
Clinton picked up a power play early in the 2nd period, and needed just 10-seconds to strike, as Josh Cornelissen walked right up the middle and fired the puck past Flagler to make it 2-0.
There were chances to score for the Winterhawks in the 2nd period, but they couldn’t find a way to pull the trigger.
Clinton delivered the dagger at 7:12 of the 3rd period when Sean Consitt scored on a shorthanded breakaway to make it 3-0.
With the series tied, Game 5 will be in Clinton this Friday night, March 15th, at 8:30 p.m. The series will return to Port Elgin on Saturday March 16th at 7:00 p.m.