Rivermen coming on strong to take first place

SIX NATIONS — It took a huge third period for the league-leading Six Nations Sr. B Rivermen to slip past the Brooklin Merchants at the Donevan Recreational Complex, June 2nd. In the end, Brendan Muise scored the game-winner from Rayce Vyse and Marcus Elvin at 18:50 if the third square to break an 11-11 tie for the Rivermen win.

The Six Nations win evened the Rivermen with Oakville but Six Nations still has a game in hand, as of this article.

There was a lot of scoring done in the first period which ended 6-4 in Six Nations favour. Muise both opened and close the scoring, getting the game going at 3:27. Rayce Vyse and Steve Harris assisted, but only seconds later the game was tied at 1-1. Greg Longboat and Joe Maracle mad it 3-1 before Brooklin broke out with two to even the score again.

Tom Montour put Six Nations ahead again before Brooklin struck three times before the period ended with the Merchants ahead 6-4.

While Warren Hill and the Rivermen defence tightened their defensive bubble in their own zone, Om Montour, began the third period comeback and Muise, who came to the Rivermen via Oakville after last season,  followed with the tying goal at 17:28 and the game-winner at 18:50 for a three-goal game plus an assist.

Saturday, June 9th, the Rivermen will host the Merchants of Brooklin at 7 pm, at the Gaylord Powless Arena.

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