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Sarnia Beavers came up short in Oakville

May 13,  2012

Oakville, On - The Sarnia Beavers were on the road in Ontario Senior B  Lacrosse action and took a 9 - 5 loss against the Oakville Titans.

After the first period both sides were tied with 2 apiece.  In a see saw affair Sarnia scored first with Michael Fleming scored the first goal of the game.  Oakville got the equalizer on a power play.  Joel Cocarell regained the lead and again Oakville evened the score near the end of the period.

In the second period Oakville score 3 unanswered goals to take a 5 - 2 lead after two periods of play.   In the third Oakville continued the scoring streak, scoring the first two goals before the Beavers Jamie Pillon scored on a power play.  Oakville came back with another before Sarnia added a pair the first by Colin Holbrough and the second by Brian Quinn.  Score at this point was 8 - 5 and in a final effort the Beavers pulled their goalie for the extra man attacker only to have Oakville find the opening and score into the empty net. 

Miller Rusbridge, Nicholas Grasby and Shane Scott each scored two goals for Oakville and Mike Gillan, Stu Gordon and Simon Desousa added singles in the win.

Greg Krstic took the loss in net for Sarnia, J Preece earned the with.

Sarnia is now 2 - 2 for the season and are in third place in the standings race.

Sarnia is back at home next Saturday at 7:00 pm at Clearwater Arena to go up against the St Catharines Saints who are currently undefeated with 3 wins.