73’s Heading To Schmalz Finals

The Essex 73's host the Wingham Ironmen in Game 5 of their Schmalz Cup series on April 8, 2014. (Photo by Ricardo Veneza)

The Essex 73’s are making their third straight trip to the Schmalz Cup Finals.

The 73’s topped the Ayr Centennials 5-4 Tuesday night to close out the semi-final series in five games.

Noah Hedrick made 32 saves for the win while the 73’s had goals from five different players on the night, with Michael Vieira’s marker in the third period proving to be the game winner.

The 73’s take on the Port Hope Panthers in the finals.