Sarnia Legionnaires Lost Game 1 in LaSalle


Legionnaires dropped their first game 6 - 1 to the LaSalle Vipers in round one of the Greater Ontario Jr B Hockey League playoffs.

After the first period both sides were even 1 - 1.  LaSalle's Liam MacDougall opened the scoring just :52 seconds into the game.  Ethan Dupont from PJ Vandervaart scored the lone goal for the Legionnaires at 3:34.

The Vipers added four goals in the second and a single in the third.  MacDougall tallied 2 goals in the game and singles by Nathan Savage, Daniel Beaudoin, Brett Primeau and Connor Rosaasen.

Both sides went scoreless on the power play.  Sarnia had three opportunities, LaSalle two.

LaSalle outshot the Legionnaires 43 - 33.  Aidan Huges got the start but left the game with an injury in the second.  Hughes stopped 23 of 25 shots.  Shayne Battle replaced Hughes made 14 saves on 18 shots.

Eli Billing earned the win with 32 saves.

The two teams return to action on Saturday March 5th for game two in Sarnia.  Game time 7:10 pm at the Sarnia Arena.




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