Mooretown Flags Defeat Wallaceburg

October 29, 2015

The Mooretown Flags were in Wallaceburg against the Lakers Wednesday night in Great Lakes Jr. C Hockey league action. The two teams battled back and forth but it was the Flags that came out on top taking a 6 - 4 win.

In the first period Wallaceburg scored two unanswered goals to go up 2 - 0.  Jacob Theoret scored the first goal on the power play and Brendan Ritchie added the second unassisted.

Two unassisted goals in the second by Mooretown would tie things up after Landon Wilson and Alec Segers scored just :15 seconds apart at 16:27 & 16:42.

In the third period a pair of power play goals would give the Flags a 4 - 2 lead with the first scored by Ben Morrison and Mike Kindrachuk adding the second.  Wallaceburg narrowed the gap after Justin Lindsay added a power play goal but the Flags leading point scorer Joe DeSena (6-6) would regain the two point spread.  Wallaceburg continue to battle and with just 1:00 left on the clock Wallaceburg's Justin Lindsay narrow the gap to one.  The Lakers attempt of tying the game was lost when Cameron Rannie scored into the empty net with :08 seconds remaining in the game.

The recorded shots on net was 41 - 29 in the Flags favour.  Nolan Hakr earned the win in net for the Flags, George Hill took the loss.

Both teams spent time in the penalty box as Mooretown took 44 minutes on 15 infractions and Wallaceburg took 40 minutes on 12 infractions. Both teams scored twice on power play opportunities, Mooretown had seven chances and Wallaceburg nine. 

Mooretown's record is now 7 - 5 for a total of 14 points.  On Saturday October 31 the Flags look to increase their point standing when they host the Wheatley Sharks who are tied in points but have two games up. (6-6-1-1)  Game time is set for 7:30 pm at the Moore Sports Complex.






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