Hornets leading 2-1 in quarter-final verses Schomberg

February 8, 2017   ·   0 Comments

The Alliston Junior C Hornets hosted the Schomberg Cougars during game three of their best of seven quarter-final series at the New Tecumseth Recreation Centre on Feb. 5. The Hornets are leading the series 2-1 after giving up a 4-3 overtime loss in game three.

By Brian Lockhart
The Alliston Junior C Hornets are leading their quarter-final playoff off series against the Schomberg Cougars 2-1 after taking an overtime loss on Sunday night.
The series got under way on Thursday (Feb. 2) in Schomberg.
At the start of the third period the Hornets were leading 4-0 on goals that included a hat-trick by Drake Board.
Two final third period goals ended game one at 6-1 for an Alliston lead in the series.
The series returned to Alliston on Friday, Feb. 3.
After taking a 3-1 lead in the first period, all on power play goals, the Hornets scored two more in the second to make it a 5-2 game with one period left to go.
The only third period goal came from the Cougars and the Alliston squad left the ice with a 5-2 win to lead the series 2-0.
The teams were back at it on Sunday night in Alliston with an early 6 p.m. start.
After playing to a 1-1 tie in the first, Schomberg went ahead on the only second period goal.
The Cougars were leading 3-1 early in the first.
Alliston’s Ryan Young scored twice – both on assists from Drake Board – to make it a tie game and it went into overtime to declare a winner.
The Cougars scored at 5:51 into the OT period for the win.
In other quarter-final series, the Stayner Siskins and Caledon Golden Hawks are tied at one.
The Penetang Kings and Orillia Terriers are tied at one game each.
The Midland Flyers are leading 2-0 in their series against the Huntsville Otters.
The series will be back in Schomberg tonight (Feb. 9) for game four.
The teams return to Alliston on Sunday, Feb. 12, for game five of the series.


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