Mooretown Flags Overwhelmed in Essex
SUNDAY FEBRUARY 28, 2016
"They showed why they're
defending Ontario Champs
tonight." said Mooretown Flags
head coach Doug Slipacoff after
losing 8 - 1 to the Essex 73's
in game three in Great Lakes Jr
C hockey playoffs.
"They just poured it on us.
They caught a lot of breaks with
puck luck and they just
Essex scored 4 goals in the
first added a single in the
second then 3 more in the third.
"We couldn't catch a break and
made too many thoughtless plays
which lead to goals against."
The Flags lone goal was scored
in the second period by Jacob Reeves,
his 4th of the playoffs
from Landon Wilson.
Tyler Scott led the 73's scoring
3 goals and adding 2 assist for
a total of 5 points. Brett
Vorshuk, Anthony Cristofaro,
Phil Janikowski Griffin McCarty
and Dalton Langlois each scored
Essex outshot the Flags 48 - 15.
Brandon Johnson turned away 40
shots in the loss Trevor Wheaton
made 14 saves in the win.
On the power play Mooretown was
scoreless on five opportunities
and Essex scored once on six.
Essex leads the best of seven
series 3 - 0.
The Flags are in a must win
situation will host the 73's
Monday (Feb 29) night for game 4
of the semi-final series.
Game time 8:00 pm.