Petrolia Squires suffer second loss on
Tavistock, ON - The Squires lost with
a final score of 4 - 3 in game 2 of the best
of seven series in WOAA Senior AA hockey.
The first period of play saw no scoring and
in the second it power plays were the main
factor as Tavistock scored 2 back to back
goals to take a 2 - 0 lead. The first two
goals were scored by Tyler Roth and Cody
Hall. Petrolia's came back late in the
period to score their first goal on a power
play with James Edgar scoring assisted by
Chris McPhail. A minute and four seconds
later Tavistock would make it 3 - 1 after
Tyler Roth scored his second goal of the
night and the period ended with the
Squires down by 2.
The Squires narrowed the gap early in the
third as Aaron Brand scored assisted by
James Edgar and Jeremiah Goodacre.
Just 45 seconds later Tavistock's
Shawn Geerts scored to regained the 2 point
lead. Petrolia fought back and with
7:22 remaining on the clock James Edgar
scored his second of the night to narrow the
gap once again. Chris McPhail assisted on
the goal. Time ran out for the Squires
and the game ended with the Squires taking
their second loss of the series.
Squires netminder Chris Houle turned away a
total 61 shots in the loss.
Tavistock's Doug Groenstege made a total of
40 saves in the win. Petrolia went 1
for 3 in power play opportunities, Tavistock
went 2 for 5.
Game three is back in Petrolia on Friday
March 3 at the Greenwood Recreation Centre.
Game time 8:00 pm.