The Sarnia Beavers dropped two games at
home over the weekend in Ontario Senior B Lacrosse league action.
On Saturday the Beavers were edged out
by a single goal against the Oakville Titans that ended with a 11 -
Sarnia took a 7 - 4 lead in the first
period but remained scoreless in the second and allowing Oakville 6
goals to take the 10 - 7 lead after two. In the final period
the Beavers outscored Oakville 3 - 1 and time ran out and they took
"We just played one bad period."
Coach Nick Trudeau said "We totally outplayed Oakville in 2 periods
but no one came to play in the second period and we lost it 6 - 0
and that's how we lost that game."
Colin McDowall led the Beavers scoring 3
goals with Chris Davey and Jim Purves each adding 2. Cling
Lamarsh, Kyle Childerhose, Ryan Charteris each added 1.
Tye Belanger suffered the loss in net.
In the second game on Sunday the Beavers
hosted the Six Nations Rivermen and after taking a 9 - 7 lead after
the end of two periods they let up in the third period and gave the
Rivermen a 13 - 10 win.
"Another one I think we had."
Trudeau said "We been in every game except for 2 this year and
tonight's one of those ones that we could have had and we let it
slip through our fingers."
Colin McDowall once again led the Beavers with 3 goals, Kyle
Childerson, Jim Purves and Kevin Fines scored 2 apiece and Chris
Davey added a single.
Tye Belanger was in net for the loss.
"You got to learn how to loose to win in this league we have lost
enough now with so many close games all the way through. It's just
getting so frustrating for everybody but we are learning, it's a
hard learning curve to get over."
The Beavers have dropped to 6th spot in
the standings race (4-10). Sarnia has two games remaining in
the regular season the first on Saturday July 5th at home against
the league leaders Ennismore James Gang at 4:00 pm at
"The best team of the league is coming
down next week and we have a chance to step up and finally prove
that we belong in this league." said Trudeau
The final regular season game will
be played on Saturday July 12 in Oakville.