Jr A Northmen going to OJALL final

August 4, 2016   ·   0 Comments

Series win over Brampton on Tuesday night

The Orangeville Junior A Northmen will meet the Six Nations Arrows in the Ontario Junior A Lacrosse League final after winning their semi-final series over the Brampton Excelsiors.

The semi-final was a tough battle that got underway on July 26, with the Northmen taking game one 10-7 on their home floor at Tony Rose arena.

A one goal game on July 27, tied the series when Brampton managed to end the game at 10-9 after the teams played to an 8-8 tie at the end of the third period and had to go into overtime to determine a winner.

Returning to O-ville for game three, the series tipped back in the Northmen’s favour with a 13-8 win on July 29.

That O-ville team had a huge third period outscoring the Excelsiors 6-2 in the final period.

The Northmen took a two game lead when they hit hard and left with a 13-8 win in game four of the series.

The O-ville’s squad hit back in the second frame after Brampton scored early, by responding with six goals over ten minutes of play.

It was back on when Brampton managed to win game five on July 31, with another one goal game at Tony Rose, leaving with a 12-11 win, to make it a 3-2 series.

The Northmen ended it in six games when they travelled to Memorial Arena in Brampton on Tuesday (Aug. 2) night and won the series with a 13-8 win.

The final series will be an all out battle between the top two teams in the League.

Six Nations ended the regular season in first place with 17 wins and three losses for the season.

They are a high scoring team notching 246 goals for the season while keeping their goals against at 126.

The Northmen finished in second place with a 14-5-1 record.

They scored 197 for the season while allowing 165 against.

The schedule for the final series had not been announced by press time.

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