Connor Kearnan nets winner in double OT
Photo by Clifford Skarstead Jr.
Connor Kearnan played the role of hero, scoring midway through the second overtime to give the Brooklin Lacrosse Club a 11-10 win over the Peterborough Lakers Thursday.
Currently the Lakers hold a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven Major Series Lacrosse semifinal.
During this see-saw battle, Jake Stevens, Mitch Wilde, Kyle Waters and Austin Murphy scored for BLC, while Austin Hasen Tyler Hendricks, Taite Cattoni and Thomas Hoggarth responded for the Lakers.
With the defence on display in the second period, Hasen and Hoggarth scored their second goals of the game for the Lakers. BLC had answers from Ryan BArnable and Carter McKenzie.
The two teams kept exchanging blows in the third period. Holden Cattoni, and Hoggarth scored for the Lakers, with Barnable adding two more for BLC.
In the first overtime, which was a full 10-minute frame. Hoggarth and Joe Restarts scored for the Lakers, with Dyson Williams and Brady Kearnan answering the call for the visitors.
NOTES: Nick Damude earned the win with his 46-save performance, while Doug Buchan had 58 stops in a losing cause. The Lakers have a 2-1 series lead because of a protest that was won after Game 2. BLC has 24 hours to appeal the decision. MSL will have a statement after that final decision.