Northmen A finish in first place

July 14, 2016   ·   0 Comments

Beat Braves by one in Friday game

The Orangeville Junior A Northmen clinched a first place finish in the Ontario Junior A Lacrosse League with an 11-10 win over the Kitchener-Waterloo Braves on Friday (July 8) night at Tony Rose arena in Orangeville.

The Northmen ended the regular season with 29 points – one ahead of the second place Six Nations Arrows, and a 14-5-1 record.

The final game with KW on Friday got off to a slow start with Orangeville’s Lucas Ducharme scoring the only first period goal.

O-ville took a five goal lead early in the second period on goals from Andy Campbell, Travis Brown, and a pair from Adam Charalambides.

The Northmen outscored the Braves 6-4 for the period with two late goals from Thomas Hoggarth and Dallas Bridle.

The game was far from over and in the third period the team from KW fought back scoring six in the last frame, but the Northmen kept pace notching four in the last period to stay ahead.

Andy Campbell, Joel Tinney, Braiden Davis, and Matt Vangalen got the third period Northmen goals the squad managed an 11-10 win in their final game on the schedule.

The schedule for the playoffs was not yet finalized at press time.

The Mimico Mountaineers finished in the number three spot with 26 points.

Also with 26 points, the Brampton Excelsiors landed in fourth place.

They were followed by the Burlington Chiefs and the Whitby Warriors.

The Barrie Lakeshores ended in ninth place followed by the Peterborough Lakers.

The Toronto Beaches ended the season in the basement recording five wins and fifteen losses for the season.

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