73's Blank Wallaceburg 6-0

The 73's blanked Wallaceburg 6-0 last night in Essex to jump into a first place tie with the Lakeshore Canadiens.

Wyatt O'Neil scored seven minutes in to give the 73's a 1-0 lead after a period, then Anthony Cristofaro, Matthew MacLeod and Justin Bondy added second period goals.

Michael Vieira tacked on a pair in the third, and goalie Jax D'Hondt made 22 saves for the winners.

Essex has a big first place showdown with the Canadiens Friday night in Lakeshore.