Chiefs split games, still hold first

SIX NATIONS – The Six Nations Pro-Fit Chiefs remain on top in the Major Series Sr. A after last weeks games but suffered their second loss of the season along the way

Thursday night the Mann Cup Champions fell short of OT by one goal after mounting a huge third period assault where they scored nine goals to get back into a game many had already put in the Peterborough bag. But the Lakers scored four, just enough to preserve the 14-13 win.

The Lakers had built up a 10-4 two period lead when the Chiefs unleashed their counter attack. Dhane Smith led the Six Nations offense with five goals and an assist. Ryan Benesch, with three goals and four assists, and Jeff Shattler’s three and assisted on three also contributed, but it was too little – too late for the Chiefs as Adam Jones scored what would stand as the game winner for the Lakers. Dillon Ward was in net for the Chiefs.

Last Tuesday night, Smith, Benesch led the Chiefs again, with three goals and five assists and four goals and two assists respectively in the Chiefs’ 17-8 win over the Brooklin Redmen at the ILA. Johnny Powless added a goal and four assists.

The Chiefs took a 7-1 first period lead and built on it through the second and third periods, outshooting the Redmen 62-40.

There are three games for the Chiefs this publishing week beginning on Tuesday night, July 7th, when the Chiefs hosted the KW Kodiaks at the ILA in a game that missed our deadline. The Kodiaks are in last place with a record of 3-7-1 compared to the Chiefs’ 9-2-0 going into that game.

Thursday they will be in Brampton to face the last place Excelsiors before taking another stab at the Kodiaks in KW, Sunday in a 6 pm start. Tuesday, July 14th, the Chiefs host Brampton at the ILA.

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