Mooretown Flags Edge Out Alvinston
january 24, 2014

By Pat Brethauer

The Flags travelled to Alvinston on Friday night and edged out the Flyers with a final score of 3 -  2 in Great Lakes Jr. C Hockey league action.


Alvinston opened the scoring at 13:58 in the first on a goal scored by Dylan Lightfoot and led 1 - 0 after the first period.  Brett Thompson assisted by Jordan McBeath and Sam Jasmin tied the game early in the second at 1:49 and the two teams finished the second tied at one apiece.


In the third Dan Warner regained the Flyers lead and the Flags answered back less than two minutes later.  Dan Lumley from Ryan Lyle scored the tying goal.  The momentum continued for the Flags and Ryan Lyle scored the game winner just over two minutes later to take the lead for the first time with Dan Lumley and Macgregor Haddon scoring. 


The Flyers outshot the Flags 51 - 31. Steven Taylor earned the win in net for the Flags made 49 saves.


Fourteen minutes in penalties were handed out in the game all served by Mooretown on three infractions that included a 10 minute misconduct for head contact.  Alvinston went scoreless on the three power play opportunities.

The Flags are now 18-17-1-2 for the season and hold sixth place.  The Flags have two regular season games remaining both at home starting tonight (Saturday Jan 25) against Wallaceburg. Game time 7:30.  The final regular season game is on Feb 1 against Amherstburg.

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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