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Mooretown Flags suffer another loss Tuesday night
pat brethauer January 10, 2012


Essex;   The Flags took to the road for their fifth consecutive road game this time in Essex.  Essex leads the South Division and the  league with a total of 51 points (25-6-1OTL). Mooretown remains in second spot in the North Division with 36 points. (17-14-2OTL)


A pair of unassisted goals gave by both sides ended the first period with both sides even at 1 each.  Michael Gray scored the first goal for Mooretown, Sean Ducharme scored the  tying goal for Essex. 

In the second period Kevin Boggs gave Essex the lead after scoring  the only goal in the second period on a power play. 

Essex widened their lead in the third after Tyler Pope-Ferguson scored just :32 seconds into the period. Jeff Schroeter from Josh Teschke narrowed the lead by one after scoring for the Flags just around the 5:00 minute mark.  Essex regained the lead late in the period with Scott Bromley scoring. 

Down 4 - 2 heading into the final minute Mooretown took advantage of a power play by adding the extra man attacker that paid off as Jeff Schroeder score at 19:46 to narrow the Essex lead by one.   Mooretown continued to play with the extra man attacker but a final empty net goal by Zack Miletic gave Essex the win with a final score of 5 - 3.


Mooretown had six changes on power play opportunities and scored once, Essex had nine and scored once as well.
Essex had a total of 37 shots on net, Mooretown had 26.  Andrew Ganter took the loss for the Flags making a total of 32 saves,  Arren Romeril earned the win with 23 saves.


The Flags are back at home on Saturday night when they host the Blenheim Blades at the Moore Sports Complex.  Game time 7:30 pm.


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