Peterborough Lakers 11, Oakville 6
This match up started as a battle between the defenses, neither team could find the back of the net for more than half of the first period until the 13 minute mark when Mike Mawdsley scored for Oakville. Unfortunately for both teams this was the only goal of the period. However the second period was a different story, both teams were able to get into a rhythm and were able to find the back of the net. Peterborough started off the scoring which tied the game at 1. Oakville then scored two straight giving them a 3-1 lead. But the rest of the period would go back and forth resulting in a 5-5 tie going into the third period. In the third, Oakville was able to get on the board first with a shot handed goal within the first two minutes, but this proved to be the last goal that Oakville would score. Peterborough would go on to dominate the rest of the game scoring the final six goals giving them an 11-6 victory.
Brooklin 11, Brampton 4
Brooklin hosted Brampton last week in a lopsided matchup. Brampton seemed to be taking control of the game when they scored the first two goals of the game, one of which came when Brampton was short handed, but everything seemed to fall apart as the game went on. Brooklin was able to get on the board by scoring the final goal of the period making the score going into the second 2-1. Unfortunately for Brampton, this is when everything would fall apart. Brooklin would score the only three goals of the period, and this scoring streak would continue into the third period. After the three goals of the second period, Brooklin continued by scoring the first four goals of the third period making their scoring run seven goals. Brampton tried to attempt a comeback and scored two straight goals but Brooklin was able to stop them there. The Red Men went on the score the final three goals of the game making the final score 11-4.
Six Nations 7, Brampton 4
Brampton played again two days later, this time against Six Nations. Right from the start, it didn’t look good for Brampton when Six Nations scored the first two goals of the game. Brampton would score their only goal of the period on a power play cutting the lead to 1. But Six Nations would score one more goal in the period extending their lead back to two. Brampton would score the first goal of the second period on yet another power play but this was the only success with scoring that they would have this period. Six Nations would score the next two goals of the period, both being score by Vaughn Harris which made the score going into the third period 5-2 in favor of Six Nations. Six Nations would open up scoring in the third making the score 6-2. Brampton however would attempt a comeback and score the next two goals, cutting the lead to two, but Six Nations would put the game out of reach when they scored the final goal of the game while on a power play making the final score 7-4.
Brooklin 11, Peterborough 9
Peterborough started this game looking to put it out of reach early when they scored the first three goals of the game. But Brooklin showed that they were still in it by scoring the next two goals cutting the lead to one. For the rest of the period, the teams would trade goals to each other making the score going into the second period 4-3 in favor of Peterborough. The second period proved to be like the first. Peterborough scored the first goal of the period and then Brooklin answered by scoring the next three giving the Red Men a 6-5 lead. Peterborough would close out the period by getting the last goal which tied the game up at 6 going into the third. In the third, Peterborough would once again open up the scoring. But Brooklin took the momentum at this point in the game and went on a four goal run. Peterborough stopped the streak by scoring two of their own making the score 10-9 in favor of Brooklin. Brooklin would go on and score the last goal of the game making the final score 11-9 for Brooklin.
Brooklin 9, Brampton 7
Brooklin would go on to play Brampton two days later in what turned out to be a grudge match of a game. Brooklin opened up scoring with a goal less than two minutes into the game. Brampton would respond by getting their own a minute later and the rest of the period would go back and forth with both teams scoring on each other, but Brooklin would have the upper hand with a 3-2 score going into the second. In the second, Brampton was able to score the first goal but was quickly answered by Brooklin. After this goal, Brampton was able to find some momentum and scored the next three goals. Brooklin however was able to score the final goal of the period making the score going into the third 6-5 in favor of Brampton. To start off the third, Brampton would open up the period by scoring the first goal, but this would be their last goal of the game. Brooklin would go on to score the last four goals of the game making the final score 9-7 in favor of Brooklin.
Peterborough 15, KW Kodiaks 7
Peterborough played KW yesterday in a game that Peterborough dominated from the start. KW was able to get the game started with the first goal of the game, but this would be the only success they would have in the first period. Peterborough would go on to score the next five goals in the period making the scoring going into the second 5-1 in favor of Peterborough. In the second, KW was able to score the first goal again much like the first, and they were able to grow on this by scoring the next goal as well making the score 5-3. Then Scott Evans of Peterborough was able to find the net with an assist from Wing’s player Stephen Hoar. KW answered back 30 seconds later scoring another goal making the score 6-4. After this, Peterborough went on a five goal run expanding their lead. KW would go on to score the final goal of the period making the score at the start of the third period 11-5. Unlike the first two periods, Peterborough was able to score the first goal of the third period within the first minute of play. For the next three goals, KW and Peterborough went back and forth making the score 13-7. Peterborough would go on to get the last two goals of the game making the final score 15-7.
|7||Kyle Sweeney||Georgetown University||Boston Cannons|
|17||Brodie Merrill||Georgetown University||Boston Cannons|
|9||CJ Costabile||Duke University||Chesapeake Bayhawks|
|84||Brian Megill||Syracuse University||Chesapeake Bayhawks|
|21||Kevin Crowley||Stony Brook University||Florida Launch|
|29||Michael Poppleton||Johns Hopkins University||Florida Launch|
|44||Jordan Hall||University of Delaware||Florida Launch|
|99||Garrett Thul||United States Military Academy||Florida Launch|
|33||Bill McGlone||University of Maryland||Ohio Machine|
|5||Michael Manley||Duke University||Rochester Rattlers|
|11||Joel White||Syracuse University||Rochester Rattlers|
|31||John Ranagan||Johns Hopkins University||Rochester Rattlers|
New York Lizards 20, Florida Launch 11
The Launch traveled up to New York last week for what turned out to be a lopsided affair. Right from the start, the Lizards took control of the game and kept momentum throughout. The lizards jumped out to an early start when three different players were able to score two goals each. Florida ran into early struggles and couldn’t find an offensive rhythm managing only one goal in the first. Going into the second, the Lizards held a 6-1 lead and didn’t show any signs of slowing down. Besides the pressure from their relentless offense, the Lizards goalie Drew Adams made key saves which kept the launch from mounting a comeback. In the second, the Lizards were able to score four more goals which grew their lead, but the Launch were able to get three goals including one form Wings’ player Kevin Crowley making the score going into half time 10-4. During half time, severe thunderstorms went through the area which resulted in a two hour delay. When play resumed, the Lizards continued their dominant play in the third quarter by scoring three unanswered goals. But the Lizards defense seemed to be breaking down. At the end of the quarter, the Launch found some life and scored four straight goals including one form Wings’ player Garrett Thul. Going into the fourth quarter, the lizards enjoyed a comfortable 15-9 lead. The lizards were able to stop this surge from the Launch and only allowed two more goals in the fourth while being able to score five. This grounded any hope for the Launch to make a late comeback and made the final score 20-11. The Lizards improve to 6-4 on the season and the Launch fall to 4-6.
Ohio Machine 16, Chesapeake Bayhawks 14
Ohio hosted the Bayhawks last week in a closely fought battle to see who could pull themselves out of last place and keep their hopes for a playoff spot alive. The Machine jumped to a quick 4-0 lead within the first five minutes of the game including one goal from Wings’ player Bill McGlone. The Bayhawks were able to recover however and made a run of their own scoring three straight to make the score 4-3. Then to close out the quarter, both teams trade goals to make the score going into the second quarter 5-4 in favor of the Machine. At the start of the second quarter, the Bayhawks were able to tie up the game and then found the go ahead goal and had the lead for the first time in the game. However, less than a minute later, the Machine’s Kyle Harrison found the back of the net and tied the game up at 6. For the rest of the half, both teams went back and forth scoring on each other and the score at the end of the half was 9-8 in favor of the Bayhawks. At the start of the third quarter, Ohio’s Marcus Holman made a statement when he opened up scoring with a 2-pt blast 30 seconds in to the quarter, giving the Machine the lead. The rest of the quarter was quite slow however, the Bayhawks were able to score three giving them the lead and the Machine were able to steal one back with only 1.5 seconds left in the quarter. The Bayhawks held a 12-11 lead going into the fourth quarter. Much like the third quarter, Holman opened up scoring in the fourth as well which tied the game up at 12. The Bayhawks were able to answer back quickly retaking the lead 13-12. For most of the remaining time in the quarter, both teams traded goals back and forth constantly keeping the score tied. Ohio was able to retake the lead with a go ahead goal with only 1:35 left in the game and was able to seize control with another goal while they attempted to run time off of the clock making the final score 16-14. The Machine are now 4-6 and in a three way tie for fifth place and the Bayhawks fall to 3-7 and are in sole possession of last place.
Boston Cannons 17, Denver Outlaws 13
The Denver Outlaws looked to keep its home win streak alive as they hosted the Boston Cannons on the Fourth of July. The Outlaws were able to jump to an early lead when they scored in the first minute of the game. Boston then tied the game and both teams would go back and forth scoring two goal streaks until the end of the quarter. Going into the second, Boston held a 5-4 lead. Denver was able to open scoring again with a goal from Jeremy Sieverts less than a minute into the quarter. Sieverts then followed it up with another goal which gave Denver a 6-5 lead. But Boston would answer by scoring three straight to close out the half and goals to retake the lead. Coming out of the half, Sieverts found the back of the net early once again, this time earning himself a hat trick and cutting into Boston’s two goal lead. Both teams would trade goals back and forth for the rest of the quarter keeping the score within two goals, including one from Wings’ player Brodie Merrill. At the end of the quarter, the Cannons held a 12-11 lead. Boston was able to find some traction at the start of the fourth and expand on their lead. The Cannons were able to score two goals at the beginning of the quarter which made the score 14-11. Denver was able to score two more goals in the quarter but Boston was able keep control until the end of the game scoring three goals in the final five minutes giving them the 17-13 victory. This marked the first time Denver has lost at home in two years. Denver is now 7-3 and Boston is 5-5.
Rochester Rattlers 15, Charlotte Hounds 13
The Rattlers hosted the Charlotte hounds last week in a must win game if the Rattlers wanted to move into a tie for first place. Rochester came out quickly with an early goal from Justin Turri and then a lefty goal from Wing’s player John Ranagan. Charlotte was then able to get on the board but the Rattlers answered back quickly taking a 3-1 lead. The Hounds bounced back and were able to tie up the game with two straight goals. Rochester then scored two more to close out the quarter giving the Rattlers a 5-3 lead going into the second. In the second, the Rattlers started right where they left off in the first with Justin Turri scoring another goal which gave him his third of the night. Charlotte answered back, but Wings’ player Joel White was able to keep the lead and made the score 7-4 in favor of the Rattlers. For the rest of the quarter the score would go back and forth including a goal from Wing’s player Mike Manley. Going into half time, the Rattlers held a commanding 10-5 lead. Coming out of the half, Rochester was able to grab another goal giving them an 11-5 lead, but charlotte was able to get a 2-pt goal from Mike Sewyer along with a 1-pt goal make the score 11-8. The Rattlers were able to find a goal stopping the Hounds comeback and made the score 12-8 going into the fourth. The Hounds were able to make the game closer at the start of the fourth with a behind- the- back goal from Matt Danowski and another goal from Jake Tripucka. The score continued to go back and forth until Joel White was able to get his second of the night making the score 15-11. The Hounds continued to fight and scored two more before the game was done but this wasn’t enough to steal the game from the Rattlers. The final score was 15-13 in favor of the Rattlers. The Rattlers are now 7-3 and tied for first place with the Denver Outlaws and the Hounds fall to 4-6.