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Dylan Weston scored the game-winning goal in back-to-back games to put the Lakeshore Canadians on the verge of sweeping the North Middlesex Stars.

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Weston broke the tie with the game-winning goal just over six minutes into the third period on Sunday to give the Canadiens a 3-2 road win over the Stars.

He followed Weston’s game-winning goal 54 seconds into the second overtime of Saturday’s game to lift Lakeshore to a 2-1 victory at home.

With those two wins, the Canadiens hold a 3-0 lead in the best of seven Schmalz Cup semifinals with the Stars of the Provincial Junior Hockey League. Game 4 is Friday at Lakeshore.

Sunday was perhaps the best performance of the series for the Stars, who held a 47-26 shooting lead. Goaltender Trevor Heslop made 45 saves for the Canadiens and Adam Pizzo and Eric LaRue also scored for Lakeshore, who never trailed in the game.

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On Saturday, Josh Cyrenne fired Lakeshore even in the second period before Weston clinched the game-winner in second overtime for the Canadians, who held a 49-24 shot lead.

Grundner raises flyers

The top-seeded Leamington Flyers earned a vital 5-4 win over the fifth-seeded St. Marys Lincolns on Sunday in front of a crowd of 605 at the Nature Fresh Center.

The Flyers are still trailing 2-1 in the best-of-seven Western Conference semifinal series of the Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League. Game 4 is Tuesday at St. Marys.

Gavin Grundner scored three goals for the Flyers while Kale Couvillon netted the winner with just under four minutes left in regulation time. Anthony Ciamitaro scored Leamington’s other goal as Connor MacPherson had three assists.

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The express sequence ends

A modest two-game winning streak for the Windsor Express ended Sunday in a 125-100 road loss to Sudbury’s five in Canada’s NBL.

The Express fell behind by 13 points after the first quarter and could not catch up. Nick Garth led Windsor’s offense with 30 points off the bench and Elijah Ifejeh added another 17 points and Kobie Williams finished with 13 points off the bench for the Express (5-13). Quinnel Brown was Windsor’s only double-digit starter with 10 points against the Five (9-9).

Robins wins his place

Windsor’s Amy Robins has earned a spot on Team Ontario’s women’s squad for next month’s Canadian Artistic Gymnastics Championships in British Columbia

Robins, 15, who competes for Rose City Gymnastics Club, placed second overall in Level 10 to earn her spot which included a first place on balance beam. Teammate Sofia Spadafora of LaSalle ranked seventh overall and was named as a substitute for the provincial team while Rose City coaches Tom Deslippe and Diane Deslippe were named to the coaching staff.

OHL Development Suit

Two members of the Windsor Spitfires Jr. AAA minor midget team have been selected to compete in the OHL Development Combine, which took place Saturday and Sunday in Oshawa.

The showcase event is for players eligible for this year’s OHL Draft, which takes place Friday and Saturday.

A total of 76 players participated in the event. Tyler McGuire was among 24 defensemen in camp while Joshua Lepain was among 36 forwards to participate.