Mohawks run away from London Blue Devils
LONDON – The Elora Mohawks struck for 13 goals in the second period as they dropped the London Blue Devils 20-3 in Ontario junior B lacrosse league play Thursday night at the Lambeth arena.
The second-period outburst allowed the Mohawks to extend a 3-1 lead at the beginning of the period to a 16-2 advantage at the end of the period.
Kurtis Woodland connected for five goals while Klayton Hoelscher and Hyatt Welsh each had hat tricks. Cole Spear and Josh Rex scored twice apiece and single goals were added by Ryan Mueller, Jack Francis, Brett Harrison, Tyrus Rehanek and Dean Sealey. Spear had six assists while Welsh, Mueller, Rehanek and Woodland had three each, Hoelscher, Nathan Bolger, Bo Columbus and Rex had two each and Noah Lebar, Cam Coughlin, Francis and Owen O’Donnell had one each.
Damon Doxtator was involved in all three goals for London as he scored one of them and assisted on the other two. Ben Foster and Owen Dale scored a goal apiece while single assists went to Aiden Jack, Tyler Fletcher, Daniel Carruthers and Foster.
The Mohawks went 3-for-5 on their power play and held London scoreless on four power plays.
Matt Humphrey was credited with the win in net for the Mohawks while Harrison Kerr took the loss for London.
Shots on net were not reported.
The Mohawks are at 13-3-0 and have clinched a playoff berth while London is at 1-14-0.
The game was the final road game of the regular season for the Mohawks. They have four home games to play including two this weekend as they’re to host the Owen Sound North Stars Saturday at 7 p.m. and the Orangeville Northmen Sunday at 7 p.m.
Mohawks 20 Blue Devils 3
1. Elora, Woodland (Welsh, Spear) 0:49
2. Elora, Hoelscher (Mueller, Rehanek) 1:18
3. Elora, Mueller (Spear) 4:29 sh
4. London, Doxtator (Jack, Fletcher) 11:27
Penalty: Columbus Elora (high sticking), 3:27.
5. Elora, Spear (Lebar) 0:56
6. Elora, Woodland (Welsh, Spear) 3:40 pp
7. Elora, Rex (Hoelscher, Woodland) 4:20 pp
8. Elora, Welsh (Bolger, Columbus) 4:35
9. Elora, Welsh (Mueller, Spear) 6:25
10. Elora, Hoelscher (Rehanek, Kells) 7:29 pp
11. Elora, Francis (unassisted) 8:48
12. Elora, Harrison (Coughlin) 11:12
13. Elora, Woodland (Spear, Mueller) 11:35
14. Elora, Rex (Woodland, Spear) 14:17
15. Elora, Rehanek (Columbus, Francis) 16:16
16. London, Foster (Carruthers, Doxtator) 18:14
17. Elora, Woodland (unassisted) 18:49
18. Elora, Welsh (unassisted) 19:27
Penalties: Bullick Ldn (checking from behind), 2:12; Bullick Ldn (checking from behind), 3:40; Jacobs Ldn (unnecessary roughness), 6:07; Ristov Elora (slashing), 18:14.
19. London, Dale (Foster, Doxtator) 3:53
20. Elora, Spear (Woodland, Welsh) 7:57
21. Elora, Sealey (Hoelscher, Rehanek) 9:37
22. Elora, Hoelscher (Rex, Bolger) 13:54
23. Elora, Woodland (Rex, O’Donnell) 16:24
Penalties: White Elora (high sticking), 2:14; Welsh Elora (slashing), 10:06; Doxtator Ldn (slashing), 13:54; Bullick Ldn (illegal cross checking), 16:56; Fletcher Ldn (unnecessary roughness), Ristov Elora (unnecessary roughness), 19:17.
Shots on Net
Goalies: Humphrey (W), Elora; Kerr (L), London.
Power Plays (goals-chances): Elora 3-5; London 0-4.
- Guelph Sports Journal