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Mooretown Flags Stay Alive in Game Four
February 9, 2013

Facing elimination the Mooretown Flags remained in the series after taking a 6 - 5  win in game four against the Belle River Canadiens in Great Lakes Jr C quarter finals.

In the first period the Flags took a 2 - 1 lead. Belle River opened the scoring at 8:36 on a power play goal by Brenden Crundwell.  The Flags answered back at 12:46 with Riley Roberts scoring the equalizer.  Travis Mullen  power play goal at 16:31 gave the Flags the lead heading into the second.

In the second period both side scored two goals each and the Flags remained in the lead at the end of the second.  Brenden Larocque scored a second power play goal at 11:29 for Belle River that evened the score.  Andrew Sokol regained the lead for the Flags at 15:49 followed Jeff Schroeter less than a minute later on the power play.  Brenden Crundwell scored his second of the night for the Canadiens at 17:56 to narrow the gap as he Flags led 4 - 3 heading into the third.

Third period action saw Belle River scored back to back goals the first just :25 seconds into the  period by Branden Larocque and Larocque scored the second giving him his third goal of the night and the Canadiens the lead for the first time at 4:46. Mooretown fought back and Dan Lumley scored the equalizer at 9:04.  McGregor Hadden scored for the Flags that turned out to be the game winning goal at 15:00 as Mooretown held on and took the win sending the two teams to game five.

 Top point getters were Mike Burns and Jeff Schroeter who each had a 4 point night.  Burns with four assists and Schroeter one goal and three assists.  Dan Lumley earned 3 points in the night with his single goal and two assists.

Mooretown outshot Belle River 51 - 37.  Goalie Brandon Johnson earned the win, Zakk Olvin took the loss.

Belle River went two for two on the power play.  Mooretown scored twice on seven opportunities.

Belle River leads the series 3 - 1.  Game five is back in Belle River on Tuesday February 12 for a 8:00 pm game start.



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