Mooretown Flags Narrow the Gap


The Mooretown Flags bounced back after being down 2 games in the first round of the Great Lakes Jr. C playoff series with a 5 - 3 win over the Lakeshore Canadiens Wednesday night in Mooretown. 


In the first period both sides shared power play goals with Alec Segers scoring for the Flags at 5:32  and Canadiens Steven Sartor at 11:11.


In the second Matt Brandon gave the Flags the lead at 8:57 and at 11:09 Ryan Lyle scored on the power play.  Lakeshore added their second goal at 13:35 and the period would end with the Flags leading 3 - 2.


At the 9:00 minute mark Jakob Reeves unassisted goal gave the Flags a two point lead followed by Ryan Lyle second goal of the night at 14:54.  At 17:50 Majoe Gasparovic put one in the pocket for Lakeshore but as the time ran out Mooretown held on for the win.


Lakeshore outshot the Flags 47 - 41.  Brandon Johnson earned the win making 44 saves, Colin Tetreault took the loos made 36.


In power play opportunities Mooretown went two for six and Lakeshore went one for seven.


Lakeshore leads the best of seven series 2 - 1. Game four will be played Friday night (Feb 12)  in Lakeshore at the Atlas Centre with a puck drop at 7:05 pm then the two teams return back to Mooretown on Saturday at 7:30 pm.







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