OHSWEKEN It was a thriller right to the final buzzer as the Six Nations Peewees and the St. George Peewees unloaded on each other at the Gaylord Powless Arena on Sunday afternoon. When the smoke cleared, St. George outlasted Six Nations, 8-7.
It was 2-1 after the first period. Cole Powless scored the first two Six Nations goals and Ethan Szabo scored for St. George.
The visitors kept Six Nations in a cage in the second period while building a 3-2 lead by the end of the second.
The third period was crazy, especially the final 3 minutes of the game.
St George went up 4-2 three minutes into the third period, but Nolan Jonathan scored for Six Nations seconds later to make it 4-3. Then, Thunder Hill evened the score at 4-4, and Cole Powless handed the lead back to Six Nations at 5-4 with nine minutes to go.
St. George tied it again but Thunder Hill struck seconds later and it was 6-5 for Six Nations.
The Peewee Generals tied it once again with 3:42 remaining. A little more than a minute later, Six Nations took the lead once again, 7-6 with 2:20 left in the game.
St. George tied it yet again, and then, with 1:11 remaining, Szabo scored the game winner for the Generals with his second of the game.
Parents and fans from both teams traded cheers back and forth in a real roller-coaster finish.