Junior A Northmen squeeze out one goal win over Whitby

June 16, 2022   ·   0 Comments

By Brian Lockhart

The Orangeville Junior A Northmen pulled off a late game win over the Whitby Warriors when they tied the game with 1:20 left on the clock in the third period then got the go-ahead goal with one second remaining in the game during their Friday night home game on June 10, at Tony Rose arena.

The Northmen were leading the Friday night game 2-1 at the end of the first period on goals from Nick Bafia and Liam Matthews.

Whitby battled back hard in the second period tying the game at two then taking a two goal lead midway through the period.

Orangeville was back on top when the tied it up on goals from Trey Deere and Owen Rahn.

Two more goals followed by Aiden Long and Liam Matthew to give the Orangeville squad a 6-4 lead with one period left to play.

The Northmen gave up three goals to Whitby in the third period that left them trailing 7-6 with more than a half of the period left to play.

Orangeville’s Cole Teeple scored to tie things up, but the Warriors were again in the lead when they scored with 3:28 left on the clock.

The final turned into a nail biter when Trey Deere hit the back of the Whitby net to again time the game with 1:20 left on the clock.

The game ended with a 9-8 Northmen win the Cole Teeple took the shot with just one second left on the clock to score and give the Orangeville team the win.

The win brought the Northmen record to 4-3 for the season and a number seven place in the standings.

The Mimico Mountaineers are in first place in the League going undefeated after seven games. They are followed by the Oakville Buzz, the St. Catharines Athletics, and the Toronto Beaches.

The Northmen will be back on their home floor at Tony Rose arena on Saturday, June 18.

Game time 8:00 p.m.

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