Mooretown Flags Tie Series in Great Lakes Jr. C Playoffs


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#23 Ben Morrison scores two goals in Friday night win


The Mooretown Flags battled back this week after being down 2 games in the first round of the playoffs with a 5 - 3 win on Wednesday and in Lakeshore on Friday night evened the series after taking a 4 - 2 win over the Canadiens.


Logan Percy opened the scoring for the Canadiens at 1:24 in the first.  Joe DeSena evened the score at 6:42 with Matt Brandon and Ryan Lyle assisting.  The Flags took the lead at 12:15 when Ben Morrison scored on a power play assisted by Nolan Riley and Dawson Vautour.

In the second Morrison earned his second goal and eventual game winner unassisted at 2:52.  Mejoe Gasparovic narrowed the gap at 17:37 and the period ended with the Flags leading 3 - 2.


Early in the third period Landon Wilson regain the two point lead for the Flags assisted by Dawson Vautour and the Flags denied the Canadiens and took the win.


Lakeshore took a couple of major penalties and saw players being tossed for Charging the Goaltender and Abuse of Officials.


On the power play Mooretown scored once on four opportunities and Lakeshore scored one on five.


The Canadiens outshot the Flags 33 - 25.  Brandon Johnson earned the win in net made 31 saves, Colin Tetreault took the loss with 21 saves.


The two teams are back in action for game five in Mooretown tonight (Saturday Feb 13).  Game time 7:30 at the Moore Sports Complex.





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