Rivermen continue early season win streak

OHSWEKEN — After defeating the KW Velocity 22-8 at the end of last month, the Six Nations Rivermen hosted the Ennismore James Gang on home grounds at the Gaylord Powless Arena on Saturday evening.

This season the Rivermen have added five signees to their roster including three previous players from both the ‘B’ and ‘A’ programs on Six Nations; John, Sherman and Zac Williams, Gates Abrams and Haneh Brant.

The first period brought six goals to the Rivermen with five consecutive, each from Jake Bomberry, Wayne Hill with two, Tommy Montour, Greg Longboat Jr., and rookie Gates Abrams.

The second raked in only two buries from Abrams and Zach Williams, and al-lowed the James Gang to attempt a catch up with the score raising 8-6 for the Rivermen.

By the third, both sides earned over 8 minutes a piece in penalties, as the Rivermen played their highest scoring period. Seven goals were earned by Abrams, Wayne Hill, and Jake Bomberry each with their thirds for hattricks, and singles by Sherman Williams, Wenster Green and John Williams.

Top point earners for the game included Jake Bomberry and Wayne Hill (3g, 1a), and Gates Abrams (3g, 2a).

The Rivermen are now 2-0 after their 15-8 win, and currently sit themselves onto of league standings. Their next home game will host the Owen Sound North Stars on Saturday, May 11 at 7 p.m., within the GPA.

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