The Wallaceburg Midget Rep Lakers hockey team will be hosting the first two games of the Ontario Minor Hockey Association (OMHA) Midget ‘B’ finals this upcoming weekend in Wallaceburg.
The Lakers will be battling the Penetanguishene Flames for the championship.
Game #1 will be held at Wallaceburg Memorial Arena at 8:50 p.m. on Saturday, March 16.
Game #2 will be held on Sunday, March 17 in Wallaceburg. Puck drops at 4:50 p.m.
Game #3 and Game #4 (if necessary) will be held the following weekend in Penetanguishene.
The first team to six points (two points per win) will be crowned as provincial champions.
The Lakers are 12-0 in OMHA playdowns and they have outscored their opponents 52-14 in those games.
Wallaceburg has already beat out South Huron, Petrolia, Lambeth and Ayr to earn their spot in the finals.
Penetang pulled out a 7-4 victory in Game #5 of their semi-final series against Listowel to earn their spot in the final.
The Flames are 12-4 in OMHA playdowns and have outscored their opponents 61-44.
In order to off-set costs associated with travel for their upcoming OMHA championship series, the Lakers have launched a GoFundMe campaign.
“We will be taking a coach bus to these games and are looking for support to help cover the cost of the bus,” the GoFundMe page states.
In order to donate to the cause, click here.