Advantage Wingham Ironmen.
Carter Collinson scored twice and Shane Vollmer added three assists as the Ironmen downed the Mount Forest Patriots 5-1 in Game 1 of the Provincial Junior Hockey League Pollock Division Final at Mount Forest Thursday night.
Matt Tolton, Kyle Stanbury and Josiah Kraayenbrink also scored for Wingham, which jumped out to a 3-1 lead in the first period.
Jack Forest had the lone goal Mount Forest.
Devon Carson made 24 saves in the win, while David Lobsinger stopped 25 taking the loss. Aidan Quish stopped all eight shots he faced after entering the game.
Wingham outshot Mount Forest 38-25 while going 2 for 4 on the power play; Mount Forest finished 0 for 3.
The series shifts to Wingham for Game 2 tonight.