Jr. A Northmen lead semi-final

July 28, 2016   ·   0 Comments

10-7 win in game one of the series

The Orangeville Junior A Northmen have got off to a good start in their semi-final series against the Brampton Excelsiors leaving the floor with a 10-7 in the first game.

The Excelsiors came to Tony Rose arena on Tuesday (July 26) night to start the semi-final.

Orangeville was ready for them having won their quarter-final series against Kitchener-Waterloo in a three game sweep.

The squads played to a 3-3 tied in the first period in some pretty warm conditions in Tony Rose arena.

O-ville goals came from Braydon Cresswell, Thomas Hoggarth, and short handed effort from Adam Charalambides.

After taking a break, they returned for the second period and battled it out with the Northmen getting a one goal advantage to lead 7-6 with one period remaining.

Second period Northmen goals were delivered by Jeff Henrick, Hoggarth, Charalambides, and Travis Brown.

The Northment stepped it up defensively in the final period shutting down the Brampton squad while netting three more of their own to take the game 10-7.

Final period goals came from Scott DelZotto, Charalambides, and a final empty netter from Trevor Smyth.

Game two of the series got underway in Brampon on Wednesday (July 27) night with results not available at press time.

The series will return to Orangeville on Friday, July 29.

Game time is 8:00 p.m.

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