Peshko's hat trick leads North Stars to first win

Photo by Greg Cowan

Johnathan Peshko scored his third goal of the game with five minutes to go in regulation to give the Owen Sound North Stars a 9-8 decision over the Oakville Rock Saturday.

Peshko's two goals in the third period gave the North Stars its first win of the season. Ryan Lanchbury responded in the third period with two goals for the Rock, while Andrew Kew added one.

In the first period, the North Stars opened the scoring thanks to Jake McNabb's pair and one from Dante Kulas. Kew scored the lone Rock response.

The two teams exchanged runs in the second period. Lanchbury led the way for the Rock with a pair of goals in the frame, while Kew, and Alex Messier netted one each. Tanner Buck, Jackson Webster, McNabb and Peshko scored for the North Stars.