Chiefs run streak to seven straight games

Team is in third in PJHL Orr Di­vi­sion five points back of Clar­ing­ton

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The Lake­field Chiefs ran their PJHL winning streak to seven games with a 6-3 home-ice win over the Pic­ton Pi­rates on Satur­day night.

The Chiefs im­proved to 10-6-1, after a 3-6-1 start to the sea­son, and sit in third place in the Orr Di­vi­sion five points behind the Clar­ing­ton Ea­gles and eight behind the North Kawartha Knights. Pic­ton fell to 7-10-2 and sit fifth over­all in the Tod Di­vi­sion.

The Pi­rates took an early lead on Cooper Rogers’s goal 71 sec­onds into the game. Lake­field re­bounded to lead 2-1 after 20 min­utes on goals by Car­son Hartwick at 8:04 and James Allen at 11:58.

The Chiefs ran the lead to 4-1 on sec­ond-pe­riod goals by Tan­ner Bar­beau and Ja­cob McPhee.

Pic­ton ral­lied to within a goal on tal­lies 1:12 apart by Kur­tis Wood and Bray­den Adams 8:17 into the third pe­riod.

Wil­liam Keith replied for Lake­field at 8:54 and Allen’s sec­ond of the night rounded out the scor­ing into an empty net with one sec­ond left to play.

Ethan Young and Jeff Hawthorne had two as­sists for the

Chiefs with sin­gles to Tar­ren Jank, John Post, Daw­son Tur­cott, Ryan Shaugh­nessy, Cole Rob­bins and Allen.

Shots on goal were 31-31 with Trevor Lawrence earn­ing the win in goal.

The Chiefs’ next ac­tion is Tues­day at 7:25 p.m. when they host the Port Perry Mo­jacks at the Lake­field-Smith Com­mu­nity Cen­tre.

CLIF­FORD SKARSTEDT EX­AM­INER

The Lake­field Chiefs’ Wil­liam Keith fights for a loose puck against the Pic­ton Pi­rates’ Nick Kyte, left, and Khaden Henry.

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