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Veenema scores pair in Squires victory
andrew brethauer December 11th, 2011

Petrolia, ON - Dan Veenema scored a pair of goals for the Petrolia Squires, as they defeat the Thedford Dirty Dogs 6-4 in WOAA Sr. hockey.

Veenema opened the scoring followed by Jason McPhail to give the Squires a 2-0 lead. Justin Lightfoot would cut the lead in half scoring for Thedford, but Petrolia lead still lead 2-1 after the first.

In the second, JJ Martin would put the lead back up to two goals, but it wouldn't last long as Trevor Stapton brought it back to one goal. Tanner Tomlinson would get the Squires second goal of the period but again the Dirty Dogs would cut the lead back to one. But before the period ended, Scott McPhail would put the lead back up to two goals, as the Squires lead 5-3 after the second.

In the third, Thedford would again cut the lead down to one goal as Justin Smith scored on the power play. But with a power play later in the period, Thedford would give up a short handed goal to Veenema.

Petrolia would hold onto the lead and the victory 6-4.

Petrolia will take on Clinton on December 16th.


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