The Sarnia Sting started their weekend tournament in Mooretown with a victory over the host team, the Mooretown Storm by a margin of 6-3.
The game started off with some sloppy play by both teams as each team seemed to be looking to find their groove. Andrew Czyczurko started the scoring with another one of his (what is now becoming a trademark) put back goals. The goal was assisted by Ian Bailey. The period ended in a 1-0 tie for the Sting.
The scoring ramped up through the second and third periods. Spencer Baillie scored the next Sting goal with an assist from Czyczurko. Cole Goossens then started his trip to the score sheet with an unassisted goal of his own.
The third period started with Cole Goossens second goal which was assisted by Evan Trigatti and Ian Bailey. Goossens then completed his hat trick with another unassisted goal as the Sting finally began taking over the game. Spencer Baillie then added his second goal with a shot, on net, that deflected off a Storm defenceman's skate. The assist on the goal went to Aiden Clark. That ended the scoring for the night.
Sarnia travelled to Mooretown for their second tournament game against the Kent Cobras. The Sting came out flat.
The game was a high scoring affair with both teams registering over 30 shots on each others goalies. The final score was 7-6 in favour of the opposing Cobras who pulled their goalie in a tie game knowing that they required a win to keep their tournament hopes alive. Scoring for the Sting went to Cole Goossens with a hat trick,Spencer Baillie, Aidan Clark and Kaleb Zeytinoglu. Assists went to Spencer Baillie with three, Cole Goossens and Greg Ross.
The Sting then played an afternoon game against the Caledonia Thunder. This was a must win game for the Sting if they wished to play in Sundays tournament final.
Spencer Baillie set the tone for the game scoring fifteen seconds into the game on a goal that was assisted by Cole Goossens. Greg Ross then scored the second goal when he scored on a shot from the point that beat the screened Thunder goaltender. Josh D'Angela scored what proved the be the winning goal with a spinning wrist shot which found the bottom corner of the net. Andrew Czyczurko scored an insurance goal on a beautiful pass from behind the net from Tyler Talbot-Ellis. Evan Trigatti also got an assist on the goal. Final score 4 - 2.