Chiefs drop second in a row
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For the first time since 2011, the Chiefs have a two-game losing streak thanks to a 15-9 defeat at the hands of the Peterborough Lakers Thursday night on the road.
After exchanging goals in the first period, the Lakers went on a huge six-goal run in the last nine minutes of the second period to pull away.
Newcomer Jeff Shattler keeps showing why the Chiefs picked him up before the Major Series Lacrosse season began, as he led the way with three goals and two assists, while Craig Point had a goal and three assists, and Roger Vyse added
Stephen Keogh pitched in with a pair of goals, while Jon Sullivan, Kasey Beirnes, and Randy Staats had one goal each.
Mark Steenhuis continues to light it up this season, leading the Lakers with five goals and two assists, while Adam Jones and Josh Gillam added two goals and three assists each.
Aaron Wilson scored three goals, while Shawn Evans, Brad Self, and Matt Crough netted singles.
Former Chief goalie Matt Vinc picked up the win for the Lakers, making 22 saves, while Evan Kirk took the loss. He made 28 saves, while Brandon Miller came in relief, making six stops.
The Chiefs are now 3-4, and sit in a third-place tie with the Kitchener-Waterloo Kodiaks.
On Saturday, the defending Mann Cup champions will get its chance to get back on the winning track at 7 p.m., when they host the Oakville Rock at the Iroquois Lacrosse Arena.
For more on the game CLICK HERE for the story from Mike Davies of the Peterborough Examiner.