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Sarnia Jr B Pacers Lost 9 - 8 to Wallaceburg          

May 8,  2012


Sarnia, On - The Sarnia Jr. B Pacers suffered another loss to the Wallaceburg Red Devils in a close 9 - 8 finish in Ontario Jr. B Lacrosse League action at the Clearwater Arena Monday night.

 

"What's different this time is the intensity," said Coach Kevin Huggett after the game "They played with a lot better effort and with more discipline, they worked hard, they fought all game but came up a little short."

Wallaceburg took a 4 - 2 lead after the first period.  Jordan Van Damme scored three of the Red Devil goals and a single by Clint Lamarsh.   Liam Wright and Dan Gawne scored for the Pacers.

In the second Sarnia would narrow the gap trailing by one goal scoring 3 goals with Wallaceburg scoring 2.  Ben Tamming, Brandan Burr and Dan Charlton scored for Sarnia and Jordan VanDamme and Jordan Durston scoring for Wallaceburg.

 

 

 

 

In the final period Wallaceburg would widened their after scoring the first two goals in the period.  Jordan VanDamme would score his fifth goal of the night and Reid Miller added a single. 

With lots of time remaining Kevin Hussey put one in for the Pacers.  Wallaceburg final goal of the night was on the powerplay midway into the period by Clint Lamarsh. 

Sarnia continue to fight back and came within one with TJ Mara scoring back to back goals, the second at 19:54 but the time ran out and the Pacers giving them their 4th straight loss for the season.

"we are going to have to learn to take advantage of our offensive breaks when we get into the offensive zone, we got to put the ball in the net, but I really like the effort."

Ryan Schetzkowski made 25 saves for the Red Devils, Ian Ferguson went the distance in net for the Pacers with 20 saves.

Sarnia went 2 for 10 on power play opportunities, Wallaceburg went 3 for 7.

Sarnia is back in action on Wednesday May 9 when they travel to London, then on Friday they are back at home, hosts to Guelph at the Clearwater arena, game time 8:00 pm.