Hawks spread wings in Game 1

Matthew Himanen, left, of the Northern Hawks, attempts to get around Schreiber Filane’s Falcons’ Logan Stacknick during Game 1 of the Lakehead Junior B Hockey League final on Tuesday night at the Thunder Bay Tournament Centre. Alex Rollason led the way with a hat trick and Michael Macchi added a pair as the Hawks rolled past Schreiber 8-1. Matthew Himanen, Jack Michaelis and Jouni Kemppainen also scored for the victors while Jayden Delaqua picked up the win in net. Noah Francis scored the only goal for the Falcons, who are the top seed in the playoffs. The best-of-seven series moves to Schreiber for Game 2 (Thursday) and Game 3 (Saturday).