Brooklin Merchants Continue Rolling Along

By Mark Stehlin

On Saturday night, the Brooklin Merchants stretched their season record to 9-1 with a thrilling 9-8 win over the Clearview Crushers in Stayner, ON. This is the second game in succession that the Merchants defeated the Crushers by a one goal margin, dropping Clearview to 3-6-1 on the season.

- photo by Sam Hossack

Period scores were Brooklin 2-1 after the first, Brooklin led the second 5-4 and were up 7-5 heading into the third. The Crushers won that final period by 2-1 but it was not enough as the Merchants took the 9-7 lead and sit atop the Ontario Series Lacrosse standings.

- photo by Sam Hossack

Scoring for Brooklin – Costello (0,1)  Renaud (0,1)  Ruddy (0,1) Carrigan (3,1) Watts (2,2) Elliott (1,0) D Pipher (0,5) Perroni (2,0) Handsor (0,1) P Pipher (1,2). Deacon Knott got the win in net for the Merchants.

Next up for the Merchants, a critical weekend with Hamilton coming to visit on Saturday June 22,2024 at 7 pm and Six Nations set to invade the Luther Vipond Memorial Arena on Sunday June 23, 2024 at 7 pm.