OHSWEEKEN—Six Nations Pee Wee LL#2 coach Josh Isaacs is strongly encouraged by his team’s performance.
Following what was on Saturday, January 25th a real defensive battle at the Gaylord Powless Arena, Issacs was full of praise after his squad played to a 1-1 draw against the Ingersoll Express 1.
“We played as a team,” Isaacs said. “We hustled and stayed on the puck. We also kept it in their end and worked hard.”
Oddly enough Six Nations has now kicked off the second half with three straight ties starting two weeks earlier with a 5-5 draw against the Burford Coyotes 2 and followed eight days later with a 2-2 game against the Tillsonburg Tornadoes 2 followed by that recent draw against Ingersoll.
“I was pretty happy with our first half,” Isaacs said. When asked about highlights this veteran coach smiled before replying, “We played January 3 to the 5th in a tournament in Paris and made it to the semi-finals. We got a penalty and lost but we did extremely well.”
Meanwhile the Pee Wee LL#2 squad got a strong performance in net from T. Swamp who was lights out.
Meanwhile Six Nations grabbed early momentum as Cameon Hill unleashed an absolute rising missile which found net for the game’s first goal.
“I didn’t think it was going to go in,” Hill said about his goal which came seconds after a face-off in Ingersoll’s end. “I thought someone was going to block it. It was a fun game.”
In the second, Six Nations had a variety of chances and even hit the post a couple of times but couldn’t get on the board as it remained a one goal game after two periods of regulation.
Early in the third, Six Nation’s lead disappeared as Ingersoll stunned the Six Nations fans by tying things up and making it a brand new game with 8:32 still remaining in regulation.
Once again, Six Nations continued to get the big saves and the offence generated some more chances including Boden Hill who with three minutes remaining was absolutely robbed. Also getting golden chances were Haylee Laforme and Kya McDonald who couldn’t beat what was a red hot Ingersoll goalie.
Despite not getting the win, there is a lot of reasons for Six Nations fans, coaches and players alike to be excited about heading into the second half.