Mooretown Flags Lost to Alvinston
january 11, 2014

By Pat Brethauer

This Flags dropped their second loss this week after losing in Alvinston 5 - 3 Friday night against the Flyers in Great Lakes Jr. C Hockey league action.


Alvinston took a 3 - 1 lead after the first period.  San Vokes got he early goal in the first period at 1:31.  Action continued and at 18:00 Mooretown's Matt Brandon tied the game on an unassisted power play goal.  But before the period was over Alvinston added two quick goals in the last minute of play the first at 19:05 by Dylan Lightfoot and the second at 19:52 by Troy Whitely.


Sam McCormack's power play goal in the second period at 8:16 narrowed the gap.  Macgregor Haddon and Dan Lumley earned the assist on the goal.  Sam Vokes scored his second goal unassisted to regain the two goal spread at 9:38 and just over a minute later Alvinston Dan Warner added goal number five for the Flyers.  Another last minute goal this time by Mooretown made the score 5 - 3 and the score remained the same after a scoreless third period.  Macgregor Haddon scored the final Mooretown goal assisted by Dan Lumley and Clay Williams.


Alvinston outshot the Flags 43 - 25.  Mooretown netminding was shared by Brandon Johnson who made 22 stops and Steven Taylor made 16.  Brett Avery earned the win with 22 saves for Alvinston.

Mooretown suffered fourteen minutes in penalties on eight infractions.  Alvinston also took 14 minutes on seven infractions.

The Flags went two on five power play opportunities, Alvinston was denied goals on five opportunities.


The Flags remain in sixth place in the standings race with a record of 16-15-1-1.  Alvinston currently is holding fourth spot with a record of 19-14-0-1.

The Flags are back in action on Wednesday January 15th when they travel to Wallaceburg.  Game time 7:30 pm.

Mooretown Flags Hockey Club
1st Prize: Two Tickets to All Memorial Cup Games
2nd Prize: Four Tickets to Detroit Tigers (2014)
3rd Prize:  2 Tickets to Detroit Red Wings (2014-15)
$5 each - 3 for $10 - 10 for $30
Tickets available at Mooretown Flags Home Games or Call:
Bob Barnes - 519-867-2136
Joe Lavers - 519-862-1327
Chuck Melton - 519-869-4592




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