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Sarnia Jr Sting Major Atom MD fell to London

March 21st, 2012

The Sarnia Jr. Sting Major Atom MD fell to the London Nationals by a score of 5-4 on Monday March 19 at the Carling Arena in London.
Down 4 goals with three minutes left in the second period the Jr. Sting mounted a comeback that started with an Aiden Clark goal from the point. Cole Goossens added another goal on a Mat Waun rebound before the period was over.
Collin Zimmer scored a beautiful goal as he fought off a defender and deked the London net minder stick side. Mat Waun was awarded an assist on Collinís goal. Mat Waun would tie the game with 6 minutes left in the final period as he flipped a loose puck up over the fallen London goalie. Collin Zimmer assisted on Matís goal.
The Nationals would score the eventual game winner with 1:46 left on the clock. The Jr. Sting would pull goalie Cam Stevens to the bench for the extra attacker but would not be able to get the tying goal. Damon Skinn-Wai was the coachís player of the game and Mat Waun was the parents pick.
The Jr. Sting boast a record of 9 wins and 1 loss in the round robin playoffs with the North London Nationals having the same record. Alliance Hockey rules read that the first tie-breaker is the regular season record; therefore the Nationals are seeded 1st and Sarnia 2nd.
The Jr. Sting will now face the London Bandits in a race to four points while London will take on the Stratford Warriors. The winners of the Semi final series will face each other for the Alliance West MD Championships. Game times to be announced.