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Sarnia Beavers Sr. B Men's Lacrosse defeated #1 ranked St. Catharines Saints

May 27, 2012

Sarnia, On - The Sarnia Beavers are now 3 - 2 for the season in the Ontario Jr B Sr Mens Lacrosse League with a 15 - 13 win over the #1 St. Catharines Saints who were undefeated heading into this game.

"We are starting to gel together and play a lot better, and we beat the first place club."  said head coach Gord Neely

After the first period of play both sides were even with four apiece.  In the second the Beavers pulled ahead scoring 8 goals, the Saints scored 5 to end the second with Sarnia leading 12 - 9.  In the third Sarnia added another 3 goals and the Saints fought back but could only score 4 and time ran out giving the Beavers the win.

Jamie Pillon, Colin McDowall and Michael Fleming each scored three goals in the win, Kevin Fines scored two and singles by Chris Davey, Jeff Sauve, Brian Quinn, and Nick Trudeau.

Goalie Danny Walters earned the win in net for the Beavers.

"We played good defence tonight and our goaltender played exceptionally well." said Neely "The guys are starting to believe in themselves and in what we are trying to do, it's coming."

The Beavers are back on the road on Sunday as they head Norwood for an afternoon game at 4:00 pm.