Essex Downs Wheatley

Essex 73's championship banners hanging from the rafters of the Essex Memorial Arena. (Photo by Ricardo Veneza)

As the Great Lakes Junior C hockey season winds down, the Essex 73’s got by the Wheatley Sharks 5-2.

Daniel McIntyre and Jordan Ryan led the 73’s with a goal and an assist a piece.

Frankie Ciacelli and Jimmy Ciacelli scored Wheatley’s goals as the Sharks drop their fourth straight game.

Essex wraps up their regular season tonight when they take on the Lakers in Wallaceburg. Wheatley closes out the regular season on Saturday when they host the Blenheim Blades.