Jacob Cruickshank scored his 6th goal of the season to earn Essex a 4-3 over Amherstburg. Mitchell Demelo earned the Admirals a point by tying the game in the third with his second of the game and 18th of the season.
Liam Hall earned the Colenutt Signs "Champion of the Night" belt assisting on the game winner.
The 73's head to Wallaceburg Wednesday on a four-game win streak. Their next home game is next Tuesday against the 2nd place Lakeshore Canadiens who are currently riding a six-game winning streak. Essex leads the Stobbs division with 68 points followed by 2nd place Lakeshore at 63. The Glanbrook Rangers has played one more game than the 73's and currently lead the PJHL with 69 points.
Austin Guevremont, Karson Beuglet and Lazar Dradicevic scored for Essex. Joshua Pedersen scored the other goal for the Admirals who next play Saturday night in Mooretown.