Essex Falls to Amherstburg

The Amherstburg Admirals square off with the Essex 73's, November 18, 2013. (BlackburnNews.com file photo)

The Essex 73’s dropped their Junior C home opener, falling 3-2 to the Amherstburg Admirals in overtime.

Cody Leeming scored the game winning goal for Amherstburg just over a minute into the extra frame.

Admirals goalie Arren Romeril was busy in net, making 35 saves to pick up the win. Matthew Hebert had a goal and an assist for the 73’s.

Amherstburg is back in action tonight when they travel to Wallaceburg to face the Lakers. Essex is off until Friday when they take on Lakeshore.