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Mooretown Flags lost in shoot out
Pat Brethauer November 5, 2011

The Flags hosted the Blenheim Blades Saturday night.  After three periods of play the score was tied 6 - 6 sending the game into overtime that didn't produce a game winner sending the game into overtime where the Blades scored once to take the win.

In the first period Blenheim took a 2 - 1 lead scoring the first two goals by Neven Wiebenga and Brooks Shepley.  Michael Gray scored the lone goal for the Flags assisted by Jake Currie and Josh Teschke.

Second period saw Mooretown tie things up early in the period with Dan Lumley scoring from Travis Mullen. The Blades answered back scoring 2 back to back goals to take a 2 point lead once again.  Thomas Innes and Tyler Clarke each scored for the Blades.  McGregor Haddon came up with a goal to narrow the lead however with seconds remaining in the period Blenheim would take a two goal lead with Thomas Innes scoring on a powerplay.  Score at the end of two Blenheim 5 - Mooretown 3.

In the third period Mooretown bounced back scoring three goals the first on the powerplay by Alex Dawson.  McGregor Haddon scored his second of the night to tie things up, after which Mike Burns gave Mooretown the lead for the first time with a goal assisted by Alex Dawson.  Blades fought back and at 18:39 Neven Wiebenga scored his second of the night to tie and the score remained the same sending the game into overtime.

Taking the overtime/shootout loss was Seth Hellinga who made a total of 40 saves.  Dylan Vanderpol took the win with 30 saves.

The Flags remain in first place in the North Division standings race with a total 10 wins, 6 losses and 1 OTL for a total of 21 points. 

The Flags will travel to Dresden on Friday Nov 11 and return home for a midweek game against Kingsville on Wed Nov 16.  Game time 8:00 pm.


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