Big third period lifts Chiefs in Game 3

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The Six Nations Pro-Fit Chiefs picked up their socks when it counted Monday night.
Down a goal after 40 minutes, Dhane Smith made his presence made, scoring twice, while Johnny Powless and Stephen Keogh added one goal each in the final frame to lead the Chiefs to an 8-6 win in Whitby.
The Chiefs now lead the best-of-seven Major Series Lacrosse semifinal series 2-1.
After Reilly O'Connor opened the scoring seven minutes into the game, Cody Jamieson responded with a pair of goals three minutes apart.
Dan Lintner responded for the Redmen late in the period.
That goal sparked the Redmen, as Ryan Keenan and Austin shanks gave their team a two-goal lead before the second period was two minutes old.
Midway through the frame, Dan Dawson scored, before Mark Matthews and Ryan Benesch exchanged goals to set up the third-period comeback.
Dillon Ward was rock solid, making 51 saves to preserve teh win, while his teammates forced Mike Poulin to make 52 stops.
The series now shifts to the Iroquois Lacrosse Arena Wednesday at 8 p.m.


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