Jr A Northmen take double losses to Arrows

June 18, 2014   ·   0 Comments

The Rayburn Construction Junior A Northmen gave up a one goal lead at the end of the second period in Friday (June 13) night’s game against the Six Nations Arrows to come out behind when the visitors outscored the O-ville squad 7-3 in the final frame.

The teams played to a 2-2 tie in the first period with both Northmen goals coming from Dallas Bridle.

Returning for the second period, the Northmen were ahead by one when they outscored the Arrows 4-3 to go into the final period with a one goal lead.

Second period Northmen goals came from Bridle, Brandon Clelland, and a pair from Jordan Dance.

It was the third period that was trouble for the O-ville squad when Six Nations tipped the balance and scored three goals by the midway mark to take a two goal lead.

The Northmen managed to score three in the last period, but the Arrows notched four more including an empty netter in the final few seconds to seal the deal and leave with a 12-9 win.

Third period Northmen goals came from Brandon Armstrong, and two from Brandon Clelland.

The Arrows came out on top again two nights later when the Northmen travelled to Six Nations for game two of the mini-series on Sunday, June 15.

This time the Six Nations team unleashed a flurry of activity in the first period to lead 7-1 by the time the buzzer sounded to end the first frame.

The Northmen didn’t fare much better in the second period being outscored 5-2 by the host team.

With a 12 goals behind them, the Arrows came up short in the final frame with the Orangeville squad scoring a single to end the night with a 12-4 win for Six Nations.

The Six Nations squad is leading the Ontario Junior A Lacrosse game going undefeated after 11 games.

They are followed by the Brampton Excelsiors with a 9-3 record and Whitby in third place with 7 wins and four losses for the season.

The Northmen are currently in fifth place in the 11 team league with a 6-5 record and 12 points.

The O-ville team won’t have a Friday night home game this weekend. Instead they will be in Toronto to face the Beaches.

They return to the Alder Street arena on Sunday, June 22, to host the St. Catharines Athletics.

Game time is 7:00 p.m.

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