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Mooretown Flags streak comes to an end with 5 - 4 loss in Essex
Pat Brethauer October 11, 2011


The Flags 6 game winning streak came to an end Tuesday night in a close contest against Essex 73's. 

Essex went up 2 - 0 before their home crowd in the first period.  Tyler Raymont and Zack Miletic scored for the 73's.

In the second the Flags bounced back and scored 4 unanswered goals, the first a shorthanded goal by Calab Harse assisted by Spencer Bronzi and Jeff Sit.  Aaron Schieman added goal #2 for the Flags with help from Michael Gray and Josh Teschke.  Cody Hardman scored #3 from Cody Schmidt and Spencer Brozi and the final second period goal was scored by Michael Gray on the powerplay from Josh Teschke and Ryan Jennings.
The Flags would head into the third with a 2 goal lead.

At the end of the second the Flags took a penalty which Essex capitalized on :55 seconds into the third when Tyler Pope-Ferguson scored.   The tying goal came at the midway point of the period after Mark Sobocan scored a shorthanded goal.  Essex go ahead goal came at 14:54 and they hung on to the end to take the win with a final score of 5 - 4.

Mooretown went 1 for 6 on the powerplay, Essex went 1 for 5.  Taylor Speed with 26 saves earned his 4th win of the season for the 73's..  Andrew Ganter is now 5 - 3 for the season with 24 saves in this game.

The Flags are back at home on Saturday when they host the Dresden Kings at the Moore Sports Complex.
Game time 7:30.

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