Lakers edge Chiefs in final moments
|photo by Clifford Skarstedt, Peterborough Examiner|
That was the case Thursday night when the Peterborough Lakers scored three unanswered goals in the last three minutes of the game to come away with a 7-6 victory over the Six Nations Pro-Fit Chiefs.
With the Chiefs looking in full control midway through the third period and Craig Point giving his team a two-goal lead, Thomas Hoggarth, scored before Kyle Buchanan tied things up with the extra attack, and Bryce Sweeting netted the winner with 22 seconds left in regulation.
The two teams are now tied at the top of the Major Series Lacrosse standings with 10 points each, with the Chiefs playing one extra game and a loss.
The first period was full of runs after Jake Fox gave the Lakers an early lead.
Point and Wayne VanEvery responded for the chiefs, while Shawn Evans and Holden Cattoni did the same for the Lakers.
Vaughn Harris scored late in the frame to tie things up.
In the second period, Danton Miller, Cattoni and Jordan Durston exchanged goals, giving the Chiefs a lead heading into the final period.
Dillon Ward returned to the Chiefs lineup and kept his team in the game making 53 saves, while his teammates Matt Vinc made 31.
The Chiefs take the weekend off and are back on the road Monday when they take on the Oakville Rock, before hosting the Brooklin Redmen Tuesday at 8 p.m.
If you can't get to the Iroquois Lacrosse Arena on Tuesday, the game will be streamed live online for $5. You can still order the stream from the Chiefs' last home game against the Rock by CLICKING HERE.
Details for Tuesday's stream to come.