Monday, June 23, 2014

Chiefs keep winning, hold off Kodiaks comeback to win 8-7

By Darryl Smart

Even though the Kitchener-Waterloo Kodiaks clawed out of a huge hole, the Six Nations Pro-Fit Chiefs were still able to muster up two more points in the Major Series Lacrosse standings.
The Chiefs were able to strike early and often, scoring five goals in the first period and rode that all the way to an 8-7 victory over the Kodiaks at the Waterloo Rec Complex Sunday evening.
After Randy Staats, Roger Vyse, Vaughn Harris, Rob Marshall and Kasey Beirnes gave the Chiefs a five-goal lead after one period, Cody Jamieson and Stephen Keogh added to the cause in the second period.
Mitch Wilde and Corey Fowler responded for the
But in the third period, it was all Kodiaks, with Jordan Critch leading the way with three goals in the frame, while Dhane Smith added a pair.
Fortunately for the Chiefs, Jeff Shattler's goal less than three minutes into the third period was the difference maker, giving them a lead the Kodiaks couldn't claw back from.
Brandon Miller earned his first win of the season between the Chiefs pipes, making 33 saves, while former Chief Mike Poulin made 37 stops in a losing effort.