Jr. B Gaels face elimination to Mohawks

CLARINGTON — In OJBLL playoff action, the Elora Mohawks lead the best-of-five championship series two games to none going into Tuesday night’s all important Game 3 at the Darlington Sports Centre. Aug. 3rd, the Mohawks easily won Game 1, 13-5.

Give Mohawks goalie Landon Kells the game ball after turning away 54 of 59 shots to backstop the win.

After a relatively even first period that produced a 1-1 score, the Green Gaels disappeared in the second period when the Mohawks filled the Gaels net with eight goals allowing one for a two period score of 9-2.

The Gaels got their balance back in the third but the damage was already done and the Elora Mohawks took the first game 13-5. The Mohawks were led by Kurtis Woodland (3G,5A), and Cole Spear (3G4A).

It was back at the Elora Community Centre for Game 2, Sunday Aug 5th and a 9-7 Elora win, but it would take a huge third period comeback to do it. The Gaels got off on the right foot racking up  a 4-1 first period lead.

The Mohawks clawed back a goal in the second which ended with the Gaels in charge, 6-4. The game ended 9-7 for the Mohawks after a late game, four goal storm blew through. The last goal was into an empty net.

Tuesday night it could be all over Tuesday night in Clarington as the Gaels are pressed to win or say goodbye to each other for the rest of the summer.

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