Fergus Thistles

Thistles net eight power-play goals in win over Brantford

FERGUS – The Fergus Thistles held the Brantford Warriors to a single goal in each period as they claimed a 16-3 victory in Ontario Junior C Lacrosse League play Sunday at the Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex.

The Thistles, who scored eight power-play goals in the game, yielded the first goal of the contest, but led 5-1 at the end of the first period and 9-2 after the second. At one point the hosts scored 10 consecutive goals.


Fergus Thistles 16 Brantford Warriors 3

Keegan Detweiler, J.J. Swanston and Aiden McDougall each had hat tricks for the Thistles while Garret Warnaar, Jon-James Lavigne and Brock Reinhart scored twice each. Ewan Mackie had the other goal while Detweiler, Swanston, Warnaar and Carter Coffey each had three assists. Collecting two assists apiece were McDougall, Lavigne and Reinhart while Aidan Cormack also had an assist.

Carter Christilaw, Justin Brennecke and Nash Kramer scored a goal apiece for Brantford.

Fergus outshot Brantford 55-28 and went 8-for-10 on their power play while Brantford was scoreless on its lone power play.

Ethan Bratton picked up the win in the Fergus net with 25 saves while Trystan Williams had 39 saves for Brantford.

The Thistles (12-2-0) and Orangeville Northmen (12-1-0) are tied for first in the West Division, but Orangeville has a game in hand. Wilmot Wild (9-6-0) are third while Brantford (7-6-0) is fourth, Six Nations Stealth (5-10-0) are fifth and Halton Hills Bulldogs (2-12-0) and Barrie Bombers (2-12-0) are tied for sixth.

Fergus has four games to go in its regular season. The Thistles are to play the Northmen at Orangeville’s Tony Rose Memorial Sports Complex Saturday at 12 noon and the Bombers in Barrie Sunday at 2 p.m.

 

  • Guelph Sports Journal

Thistles net eight power-play goals in win over Brantford

FERGUS – The Fergus Thistles held the Brantford Warriors to a single goal in each period as they claimed a 16-3 victory in Ontario Junior C Lacrosse League play Sunday at the Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex.

The Thistles, who scored eight power-play goals in the game, yielded the first goal of the contest, but led 5-1 at the end of the first period and 9-2 after the second. At one point the hosts scored 10 consecutive goals.


Fergus Thistles 16
Brantford Warriors 3

Keegan Detweiler, J.J. Swanston and Aiden McDougall each had hat tricks for the Thistles while Garret Warnaar, Jon-James Lavigne and Brock Reinhart scored twice each. Ewan Mackie had the other goal while Detweiler, Swanston, Warnaar and Carter Coffey each had three assists. Collecting two assists apiece were McDougall, Lavigne and Reinhart while Aidan Cormack also had an assist.

Carter Christilaw, Justin Brennecke and Nash Kramer scored a goal apiece for Brantford.

Fergus outshot Brantford 55-28 and went 8-for-10 on their power play while Brantford was scoreless on its lone power play.

Ethan Bratton picked up the win in the Fergus net with 25 saves while Trystan Williams had 39 saves for Brantford.

The Thistles (12-2-0) and Orangeville Northmen (12-1-0) are tied for first in the West Division, but Orangeville has a game in hand. Wilmot Wild (9-6-0) are third while Brantford (7-6-0) is fourth, Six Nations Stealth (5-10-0) are fifth and Halton Hills Bulldogs (2-12-0) and Barrie Bombers (2-12-0) are tied for sixth.

Fergus has four games to go in its regular season. The Thistles are to play the Northmen at Orangeville’s Tony Rose Memorial Sports Complex Saturday at 12 noon and the Bombers in Barrie Sunday at 2 p.m.

 

  • Guelph Sports Journal