There is no sugar coating this. Facts are facts. The major midget Soo Greyhounds now have a record of 9-16-4 following an embarrassing 7-3 loss to the minor midget Sudbury Wolves.
Playing at home on Sunday afternoon, the major midget Greyhounds were out-coached and out-played by the minor midget Wolves, who were playing with a short bench.
Worse, the Sudbury minor midgets had played the minor midget Soo Thunderbirds the night before while the Soo major midgets were well rested.
From an observation standpoint, the major midget Greyhounds simply lacked the stamina and attention to detail that was shown by the minor midget Wolves.
Call it lack of conditioning or call it poor preparation or call it ineffective coaching — all three, perhaps — but the Soo major midgets were no match for the Sudbury minor midgets, who improved their record to 8-6-0 on the Great North Midget Hockey League season.
Gavin Brown paced the Sudbury attack with four goals. Parker Morgan had a goal and an assist for the Soo.
On Saturday night, the minor midget Wolves upended the minor midget Thunderbirds 4-2 with two late third-period goals that broke a 2-2 tie. The Soo minor midgets now have a record of 2-13-3 on the season.