Mooretown Flags Come
up Short Against the Jr. Kings
November 29, 2013
By Pat Brethauer
The Mooretown Flags traveled to
Dresden Friday night and came up short in a solid
game against the Jr. Kings in the 4 - 2 loss in
Great Lakes Jr. C Hockey.
After a scoreless first period the
two sides headed to the dressing room at the end of
the second period tied at 2 - 2.
Macgregor Haddon scored the first goal giving the
Flags the lead at 3:21. David Addley and Jeff
Schroeter earned the assist. Four minutes
later the Jr. Kings came back and scored by Dillon
Liberty. Late in the period at 18:56 Caden
Fleming scored on the power play assisted by Dan
Lumley and Matt Brandon, but Dresden came right back
and evened the score :12 seconds later and the
period ended with the two sides even.
In the third period Dresden took the
lead for the first time half way into the period
when Jeff Vanrabaeys scored an unassisted power play
goal. In the final minute of game the Flags
pulled their goalie for the extra man but the Jr.
Kings was able to secure the win with an empty net
goal scored by Derek Daly.
Dresden outshot the Flags 31 - 25. Flags
Brandon Johnson suffered the loss in net making 27
saves. Brent Paxton earned the win with 23
Mooretown took eight minutes in
penalties on four infractions. Dresden took
ten minutes on five infractions.
Mooretown scored once on four power
play opportunities, Dresden score a single on three
The Flags are now 10-9-1-1 for 22
points and are sitting in 7th place in a tight
standings race. Ahead of the Flags are
Blenheim (11-7-1-1) 4th with 24 points, Alvinston
(11-10-0-1) 5th with 23 and Alvinston 6th
(11-10-0-1) with 23 points.
Mooretown is back in action tonight
(Sat Nov 30) when they host Blenheim at 7:30 at the
Moore Recreation Centre.