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Squires take early series lead in opening round of playoffs
andrew brethauer February 4th, 2012

Komoka, ON - The Petrolia Squires opened up their WOAA 2012 playoffs with a 3-2 victory over the Komoka Classics Saturday night.

All five goals in the game were scored in the first period, as the Classics would jump out to an early 2-0 lead on two power play goals. Deryk Whitehead would open the scoring, followed by Alex Avery to give Komoko the early lead.

The power play would also be what saved the Squires, as they would answer back in the last four minutes of the period with three goals. Rob Vanwyseberghe cut the lead in half with his power play goal, and Mike Perry would tie the game on the power play, as the first four goals of the game were with the man advantage.

With 39 seconds remaining in the period, Kyle Hills would score what would be the eventual game winner, giving the Squires the 3-2 lead and would be victory.

The next game goes Friday, February 10th in petrolia, followed by the third game in Komoka the following night.



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