SIX NATIONS — Last Tuesday, June 21, the Six Nations Chiefs used the OT period to defeat the Brooklin Redmen 9-7.
Brooklin scored first and last in the first period while the Chiefs put three goals between, one scored by Dave Brock and two by Craig Point.
Ryan Benesch scored shorthanded to open the second period from Keogh and Point, which Shayne Jackson erased.Then with an extra attacker on the floor, Cody Jamieson gave the Chiefs a 5-3 second period lead with 7 seconds remaining in the period.
Benesch startled the Redmen 37-seconds into the second period, from Stephen Keogh and Point, but Brooklin answered three times to send the game to an overtime period even at 6-6.
Brooklin scored first 28 seconds into the extra 10 minute period, but Benesch responded 38 seconds later to tie it up at 7-7. Leo Storous scored the game wsinner at 5:56 of the extra frame and Jon Sullivan put the cherry on top at 9:42 for the 9-7 win.
Next on the travel itinerary was a trip to Peterborough’s Memorial Centre to face the Lakers in a points battle for first place.
Peterborough’s Bryce Sweeting roped Chiefs scoring machine Randy Staats into a game misconduct early in the first period. Whether that was planned or not, who knows, but the results were favourable as the Lakers downed the Chiefs 9-5.
Sunday the Chiefs swung over to Cobourg and handed them a 15-6 loss, their seventh of the season against one win and one tie.
Vaughn Harris (4G,4A), and Johnny Powless (3G,5A), each turned in eight point nights while Quinn Powless (3G,2A) and Stephen Keogh (2G,3A) Jordan Durston (1G,4A), Joe Hall (1G,4A) all had five point games. Also scoring was Jay Thorimbert (1G,1A).
Brampton visited the ILA Tuesday night, June 28th. They will be off until Tuesday night July 5th, at the ILA at 8 pm against Brooklin.