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Mater's pair gives Legionnaires two game lead in series
andrew brethauer March 4th, 2012

Forest, ON - The Sarnia Legionnaires made it four victories on the Lambton Shores Predators home ice, winning game two of their best of seven series 3-2 Saturday night, and taking a 2-0 series lead.

Nathan Mater scored the first periods only goal to give Sarnia a 1-0 lead, while Shawn Waldie would start the start the second period putting the Legionnaires up 2-0 with a quick goal.

The Predators would cut the lead back down to one 33 seconds later as Ryan Rontondi would get his first goal of the playoffs. The rally back would continue as a minute later, Brett Thompson would score a power play goal to tie the game at 2-2.

The scoring in the second would not be finished, as Mater would pick up his second of the game late in the period in what would the game winning goal after a scoreless third period.

"We played three good periods. The bounces didn't go our way, but we didn't quit. We deserved a better out come" said Predators Head Coach Mark Davis.

Kyle Washer made 23 saves for the victory while Brandon Campbell made 24 saves in the loss.

Sarnia now holds a 2-0 series lead. Game three goes Sunday, March 4th at 7:10 at the Sarnia Arena.


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