Chiefs edge Little Britain in season final
by Robert Campbell
The Lakefield Fitzsimmons Towing and Repair Junior C Chiefs won their last home game of the regular season defeating the Little Britain Merchants 6-5 in Lakefield Tuesday evening.
Scoring for the Chiefs was league leading scorer Derek Manley with two, while Jordan Walsh, Nathan Larson, Bryce Sweeting and Devon Gilbert chipped in with one each.
Assists went to Eric Oosting with two, Keenan Runnalls, Ryan Anderson, Jessie Gregory, Larson and Walsh with one. Kevin Collins picked up the win in net.
The Chiefs final game of the season is Friday against the Ice in Georgina. The year end team building skate is at Lakefield College School on Saturday, then the Chiefs begin the playoffs at home Tuesday against the Port Perry Mojacks.
At the conclusion of the game the Chiefs’ Captain Nathan Larson accepted the 2013/2014 Central Ontario Junior C League Champions Trophy from OHA rep convenor of the League Liz Basinger for finishing first in the regular season.
The Chiefs also recognized the 2013/2014 Central Ontario Junior C League MVP Kurtis Moore of the Little Britain Merchants.
9-5 over Bruins
After falling behind 2-0 in the first period the Lakefield Fitzsimmons Towing and Repair Chiefs defeated the Uxbridge Bruins 9-5 on Friday (Feb. 7).
For the second game in a row captain Nathan Larson led the Chiefs with a five point night picking up five assists.
Scoring for the Chiefs were Derek Manley, Travis Brault, Josh Duggan and Ryan Saunders with two goals each and Eric Oosting rounding out the scoring.
Assists went to Ryan Anderson with 3, and picking up two each were Eric Shewell and Keenan Runnalls. Singles went to Oosting, Brault and Bryce Sweeting.
Zac Wainman picked the win in net.
5-2 win on Sunday
The Lakefield Fitzsimmons Towing and Repair Chiefs picked up their 33rd win of the season defeating the Clarington Eagles for the fourth time in two weeks 5-2 in Clarington on Sunday.
Scoring for the Chiefs were Derek Manley and Eric Shewell with two each, Shawn Mackie and Nick Hildebrand. Assists went to Shewell, Mackie, Ryan Anderson, Nathan Larson, Jordan Walsh, Jessie Gregory and Devin Gilbert.
Kevin Collins picked up his 13th win in 14 starts in net this season.
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