The Peterborough Century 21 Lakers extended their winning streak to four games with a 13-7 victory over the Cobourg Kodiaks on Thursday night. The win keeps them two points ahead of the Six Nations Chiefs for first place race.

The Lakers led 3-0 1:18 into the game, chasing Kodiaks’ starting goaltender Kevin Croswell in favour of Kevin Orleman. They scored four more in the frame and led 7-2 after the first period. Corey Small had a hat trick in just 6:37 of play.

Peterborough never relinquished their hold on the lead and were up 9-5 after the second. Small added a fourth goal in the third period. Kyle Buchanan, Thomas Hoggarth and Joe Resetarits all had a pair of goals for the Lakers.  Recently acquired Mark Matthews had a 3 assist game in his first appearance as a Laker.

Peterborough native Cam Milligan, along with Ben French and Mike Triolo all had two goals for the Kodiaks.

Goaltender Mike Poulin recorded the win for Peterborough stopping 37 shots.

The win gives the MSL's first place Lakers a record of 8-2.  The loss has Cobourg with 5 wins and 4 losses.

Scoring for the Lakers

Corey Small (4-1)

Kyle Buchanan (2-3)

Thomas Hoggarth (2-1)

Joe Resetarits (2-1)

Josh Currier (1-2)

Nick Weiss (1-1)

Chad Tutton (1-0)

Shawn Evans (0-4)

Mark Matthews (0-3)

Turner Evans (0-2)

Brock Sorensen (0-1)

Jake Withers (0-1)

Kiel Matisz (0-1)

(Article based upon information provided by Anna Taylor - Social Media Coordinator - Peterborough Lakers)