Lions edge Falcons

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3/23/2013 – Lions vs Falcons (Boxscore)

In a playoff tune up for both teams, the Lions edge the Falcons 4-3.

Saverio Romano (#4) opened the scoring at 8:16 of the first, assist from Lorne Donnelly. Kirk Ashman (#92) answered with 3 straight goals for the Lions, one in the 1st and 2 in the second period for a 3-1 lead. Don Dechamps (#9) provided 2 assists.

Falcons pulled within one 20 seconds into the third period with another goal from Saverio Romano, assist from Lorne Donnelly. However the Lions extended the lead to 4-2 with Kirk Ashman’s 4th goal of the game, 55th of the season. Saverio made it a one goal game once again late in the third with the hattrick, and league leading 66th goal.

Both teams finish with identical (10-9-1) records for 21 points, but the Lions finished 3rd by winning 3 of 4 against the Falcons this season.

The Lions will now face the Titans, and the Falcons will battle the Saints in the first round of the TPWHL playoffs starting on April 6th.

Power Hockey Athlete with TPWHL, Passionate Sports Writer, Huge supporter of the Paralympics and para sports, Accessibility Ambassador, Co-Founder of Equal Grounds.


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