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Mooretown Flags Sank the Admirals
january 25, 2015


Great Lakes Jr. C Hockey League
 

The Mooretown Flags traveled to Amherstburg Sunday night and took a solid 8 - 3 win over the second place Admirals (25-12-2-1)  in Great Lakes Jr. C Hockey league action.
 

Brett Thompson surprised the Admirals with an unassisted goal just 51 seconds into the game.  Sam McCormack from Thompson and Dan Lumley added the second goal at 12:49 and just under a minute later Amherstburg Mark Gangnon narrowed the gap and the period ended with the Flags leading 2 - 1.

 

Like the first period Thompson started the second in the same way taking Amherstburg by surprise only this time he scored 22 seconds into the period with help from Frankie White and Dan Lumley.  Dan Hachey added the 4th goal at 6:41 with Alec Segers and Justin Vanbuskirk assisting and Vanbuskirk gave the Flags a 5 - 1 lead at 11:21 with goaltender Steven Taylor earning the assist.

Amherstburg Ryan Holzel manage to beat Taylor at 16:34 but less than a minute later at 17:30 Dan Lumley scored to make it 6 - 2 heading into the third.  Austin Hewton assisted on Lumley's goal.
 

Starting the third period on a power play again the Flags were able to score in the first minute with Lumley scoring assisted by Matt Brandon.  The duo added another goal midway into the period and the final goal of the game came at 14:12 by Blake Rutckyj of Amherstburg.

 

Captain Dan Lumley and team scoring leader (17-28) tallied 5 points in the game with 2 goals and 3 assists.  Brett Thompson earned 3 points with 2 goals and an assist.
 

Steven Taylor playing in his second game with the Flags earned the win in net making 30 saves.  Arren Romeril and Gianfranco Donato shared the loss for a combined total of 28 saves.

 

The Flags shut down the Admirals killing off six power play opportunities.  The Flags scored one on four opportunities.

 

The Flags have two games remaining before playoffs.  The first is in Blenheim on Friday Jan 30 at 7:15 pm and then return home the following night on Saturday against Alvinston with a puck drop at 7:30 pm.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 


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