Mooretown Flags Took a Fall Against the Kings


The Mooretown Flags were in Dresden Friday night and fell 7 - 4 against the Kings in Great Lakes Jr C Hockey league action.

The Flags gave up a 3 - 0 lead after the first as Dresden went on and scored four goals that included a short handed and power play goal that gave the Kings the 4-3 lead after two periods of play.

In the third the Flags were stunned as the Kings scored three goals in the first minute of the period. The first on a power play at :10 seconds, then another :20 seconds later then again :14 seconds later to widen the lead 7 - 3.

Action continued and the Flags managed a goal at 18:21 but time ran out and Dresden took the win.

Dillon Liberty and Kevin Ritzer each scored two goals for the Kings with singles by Will Tetzlaff, Derrick VanEvery and Isaac McLean.  Nolan Riley, Alec Segers, Matt Brandon and Ben Morrison each scored for the Flags.

Dresden outshot the Flags 34 - 32.  Brandon Johnson took the loss in net for the Flags and Joel Sowinski earned the win.

Mooretown was scoreless on four power play opportunities, Dresden scored twice on eight opportunities.


The Flags have dropped into 5th place in the standings race with a record of 19-14-2-2 a single point behind Lakeshore (18-13-3-4).

Mooretown will finish off the regular season this week with a game on Monday Jan 26 in Wheately, then on Friday Jan 29th the team is in Alvinston and back home to finish the regular season on Saturday Jan 30 hosting Blenheim.







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