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The Streak is broken, Pacers won first game

May 16,  2012


Windsor, ON - After a seven game winless streak the Pacers won their first game of the season with a 12 - 11 win in Ontario Lacrosse Jr B  in Windsor Wednesday night.


The Pacers took a 6 - 3 lead in the first period with TJ Mara, Liam Wright (SH) and Ben Tamming (PP), Liam Wright (PP), AP Player Ryan Divine and Dan Charlton scoring.  Lucas Ducharme, Tyler McDowall (PP) and Trevor Learn scored for Windsor.


In the second period Sarnia added another 5 goals, Windsor answered back with 4 as Sarnia still remained in the lead 11 - 7 after two periods of play.  Dan Charlton scored three of the goals, Ryan Divine added his second and Connor Wright scored his first.  Scoring for Windsor were Brendon Anger, Trevor Learn (PP), and Lucas Ducharme put in 2.


In the third period Windsor rallied back and came within 1 point after scoring 3 goals before Sarnia added their final by Kevin Conroy to lead 12 - 10 heading into the final minutes of play.  Windsor once again came within 1 point scoring  at 16:56 but the Pacers held on even after playing short with a man in the penalty box to take their first win.


Ian Ferguson earned the win in net for Sarnia, Mike Cameron took the loss.


In power play opportunities Sarnia went 2 for 4, Windsor went 2 for 6. 


The Pacers are back in action on Sunday as they take to the road against the Spartans.  They return home on Wednesday May 20th for a re-match against Windsor.