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Minor Midget lead Series 3 points to 1

JANUARY 30, 2012


The Lambton Jr Sting Minor Midget AAA headed into series two in playdown action on the weekend.  In series one Lambton defeated Chatham 3 games straight and found themselves up against Waterloo in series two. 

Both teams placed 3rd in their division in the regular season.  Lambton went  14 - 14 - 2 for a total of 30 points, Waterloo went 15 - 12 - 3 for 33 points.

In game one the Minor Midget's traveled to Waterloo on Saturday night and won in overtime with a final score of 4 - 3.

In the first period both sides scored 2 goals apiece in just under 10 minutes.   Lambton scored first at 4:42 to take the lead with Dennis Yan scoring from Hunter Tyczynski and Jeff King.  Waterloo answered back at 8:05 then again at 8:43 to take a short lived lead as the Jr Sting tied things up at 9:42 with Carter Allen scoring from Yan and Riley Roberts.

In period two Lambton regained the lead at 8:21 with Riley Roberts netting a goal assisted by Bradley Campbell.  Midway into the period Waterloo came back for the tie after scoring on the power play and the two sides remain scoreless to the end sending the game into a 5 minute overtime.  With :38 seconds left on the clock Matt Vince scored the game winner for Lambton assisted by Ryan Verbeek and Dennis Yan to give Lambton 2 points.

Cornel Felder earned the win in net for the Jr Sting with a total of 19 saves in the game.

On Sunday action came back home at the RBC Centre and after 4 periods of play the score remained tied at 6 - 6.

Lambton went up 3 - 2 after the first period.  Scoring for the Jr Sting were Matthew Kenney assisted by Matteo Ciccarelli and Adam Wammes.  Dennis Yan scorerd on the power play from Adam Craiievich and Riley Roberts assisted by Matthew Kenney scored the third.

In the second Dennis Yan scored on the power play at 1:31 from Jeffrey King and Ryan Verbeek. Waterloo scored on a power play to lessen the gap then went on and tied at 12:44 and the period would end with both sides even with 4 apiece.

In the third period Waterloo pulled ahead scoring two quick goals the first at 5:04 and the second at 5:39.  Lambton fought back and came back with a pair the first at 13:01 by Ryan Verbeek from Adam Craievich and Bradley Campbell, the second by Dennis Yan from Verbeek.  The game would end with both sides even sending the game into overtime where neither side scored giving each team a single point. 

Cornel Felder faced 25 shots making a total of 19 saves in the game.

The two teams are back in Waterloo for game 3 on Friday Feb 3 for a 8:30pm start.  Because of the Sarnia Girls Silver Stick tournament this coming weekend the two teams will meet in Thedford for game 4 on Saturday - game time 4:00 pm.

 



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