Mooretown Held on
to Take Win over Wallaceburg
The Mooretown Flags traveled to Wallaceburg and took a 7 - 6 win over the Lakers in a close contest.
After the first
period the Flags led 3 - 2 with Calab Harse leading
the Flags scoring at 3:32 assisted by Jordan Orth.
Wallaceburg answered back scoring a power play goal
by Justin Whitson at 6:12. Less than a minute
later at 7:05 Jeff Schroeter regained the lead with
Riley Roberts assisting. Dan Lumley gave the
Flags a 2 point spread scoring at 9:15 assisted by
Mike Burns and Riley Roberts. And at 10:44
Wallaceburg narrowed the game with Bobby Domin
Second period action
saw Justin Whitson score his second power play goal
unassisted to tie things up at 3:38. A second
power play goal in the second period game
Wallaceburg the lead for the first time with Scott
Lubbers scoring. That lead was short lived as
Jeff Schroeter from Caden Fleming and Travis Mullen
scored just :20 seconds later. The action
continue and the period ended with both sides even
with 4 apiece.
In the third period
Riley Roberts scored at 5:46 to give the Flags the
lead. Travis Mullen assisted. The Flags
would spead the lead at 11:31 with Caden Fleming
scoring assisted by Jeff Schroeter.
Wallaceburg battled back and blueliner Brett Storr
scored at 12:52 to narrow the lead. Riley
Roberts and Jeff Schroeter would earn their 4th
point of the night after Riley Roberts from Caden
Fleming and Jeff Schroeter to give the Flags the 2
goal lead at 14:55. Wallaceburg answered :19
seconds later to narrow the gap with Lucais Meyskens
scoring. The Flags held on as regulation time
ran down to take the win.
Mooretown out shot
the Lakers 50 - 32. Braden Palocz earned the
win for the Flags. Joel Sowinski took the loss
with 43 saves.
Both sides had five
power play opportunities, Mooretown went scoreless,
Wallaceburg scored three.
The Flags are
currently 11 - 11- 4 - 1 for a total of 27 points.
They are closely followed by the Dresden Kings who
one point behind the Flags with 26 points. (12
- 13 - 1 - 1) Dresden is in Alvinston Friday
night and then Mooretown and Dresden will jockey for
position on Saturday when the two teams meet in
Mooretown at 7:30.