Jr B Northmen win first round

June 30, 2016   ·   0 Comments

northmenbanner5 whiteThe Orangeville Junior B Northmen have clinched the first round of their best of five playoff series against the Owen Sound North Stars winning the series 3-0.

Game one of the series got underway on Saturday, June 25, at the Alder St. arena in Orangeville.

The Northmen were leading 2-0 at the end of the fist period on goals from Grayson Houghton and Kyle Waters.

After taking a 3-0 lead in the second period on a goal from Kyle Staveley, the North Stars got on the scoreboard with a late period goal.

Orangeville fought back scoring two goals in the last minute of the period to make it a 5-1 game with one period remaining.

Both goals came from Riley Thompson.

The North Stars made an effort to get back in the game scoring at the 1:34 mark in the third period then following up with a second goal at the midway mark.

Thompson got his third goal of the game with 4 and a half minutes left in the game to give the Northmen a 6-3 win.

Game two of the series got underway on Sunday, June 26, in Owen Sound and ended with a 6-5 win for the Northmen.

In game three The Northmen took an early lead scoring three in the first two minutes of the game on goals from Riley Thompson and Scott Dominey.

The North Stars came alive in the first, tying the game then going ahead by one with a final first-period goal with just one second on the clock.

The second period saw the Northmen in temporary trouble when Owen Sound scored a couple of quick one to take a 6-3 lead.

Orangeville stepped it up scoring four before the period ended to lead 7-6 with one period remaining.

The teams battled it out to see who could come out on top.

Owen notched a single at 7:40 into the period to tie things up.

The Northmen responded when Mike Sutton got the go-ahead goal at the 16:17 mark to make it an 8-7 game to hang on the for the win.

The schedule for the next round will be announced when the other series are finished.

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