Elora Mohawks get on a roll to clobber Point Edward
ELORA – The Elora Mohawks struck for eight consecutive goals in the second period in their 20-8 thrashing of the Point Edward Pacers in Ontario Junior B lacrosse league play Saturday night at the Elora and District Community Centre.
The Mohawks scored the first five goals of the game and led 5-2 at the end of the first period as the Pacers scored twice in the final minute of the period. Elora extended its lead to 15-5 by the end of the second.
Zack Cameron led the Mohawks with four goals and five assists while Ryan Mueller collected four goals and four assists. Brett Harrison also scored a hat trick while Dean Sealey had two goals and Justin Beaulieu, Nathan Bolger, Jayden Bushey, Sam Dramnitzke, Tyler Healey, Trent Spear and Hyatt Welsh each scored once. Spear set up five goals while Bushey and Dramnitzke each had four assists, Welsh had three, Sealey had two and Bolger and Owen Ristov each had one.
Brett Barnes rifled in a hat trick for Point Edward while Jack Dunn had two goals and five assists and Jakob Knowles also scored twice. Eric MacDonald added the other goal while Jack McAuley had three assists, Nate Armstrong and MacDonald had two each and Barnes and Knowles each had one.
The Mohawks outshot the Pacers 58-38 and went 7-for-15 on their power play while Point Edward went 4-for-12.
Sam Hadley had 30 saves to get the win for the Mohawks while starter Caleb Mackie had 18 saves for Point Edward and he took the loss. Keegan Bell played the second half of the game and had 20 saves.
The game was a chippy affair and featured 179 minutes in penalties with 84 going to the hosts.
The Mohawks are to host the Six Nations Rebels Sunday at 7 p.m. at the Elora and District Community Centre.
Mohawks 20 Pacers 8
Point Edward 2-3-3–8
Goals: Elora — Z.Cameron 4, R.Mueller 4, B.Harrison 3, D.Sealey 2, J.Beaulieu, N.Bolger, J.Bushey, S.Dramnitzke, T.Healey, T.Spear, H.Welsh; Point Edward — B.Barnes 3, J.Dunn 2, J.Knowles 2, E.MacDonald
Assists: Elora — Z.Cameron 5, T.Spear 5, J.Bushey 4, S.Dramnitzke 4, R.Mueller 4, H.Welsh 3, D.Sealey 2, N.Bolger, O.Ristov; Point Edward — J.Dunn 5, J.McAuley 3, N.Armstrong 2, E.MacDonald 2, B.Barnes, J.Knowles
Shots on Goal: Elora 58; Point Edward 28
Goalies: S.Hadley (W, 38 shots-30 saves), Elora; C.Mackie (L, 28:33; 27 shots-18 saves), K.Bell (31:27; 31 shots-20 saves), Point Edward.
Power Plays (goals-chances): Elora 7-15; Point Edward 4-12
- Guelph Sports Journal