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Sarnia Saints' drop season opener

May 15,  2012


 

Ajax, On - The Sarnia Saints' premier team opened their season on Saturday May 12th on the road against the Ajax Wanderers and took a 36 - 12 loss.  Sarnia won the first half but came up short in the second.

 

Sarnia's Chad Doran, opened the scoring with a try at the 8 minute mark.  The try was converted by Sarnia's Mike Hart for a 7 - 0 lead.  Ajax fought back with two unconverted tries to take the a 10 - 7 lead.  Saint's Ian McEwen scored a try at the 40 minute mark but Hart was unable to convert.  The half ended with Sarnia leading 12 - 10. 

In the second half Ajax dominated putting up 26 unanswered points to take the win. 

 

Sarnia's Vance Jardine was named man of the match for his outstanding play.

 

In the development side they too lost to Ajax 29 - 5.  Nathan Mills scored the only try for the Saints.  The man of the match award went to Dean King of Sarnia.

 

The Sarnia Saints are back in action on May 26th when they travel to Barrie.  The Saints home opener is set for June 2 at Norm Perry Park at 3:00 pm.