Gaels Drop Game 1 in Akwesasne
The Green Gaels traveled to Akwesasne Saturday for Game 1 of there best of 5 series against the Akwesasne Indians. The Indians. The Indians coming off a 3-1 series win over the Gloucester Griffins.
Ethan Harwood would get the start in goal for the Gaels stopping 46 of 57 shots faced in the 11-8 defeat.
The Gaels came out flying in the first period with Goals from Taylor, Dennis and Tucker before the Indians scored twice to end the period. The Gaels with the 3-2 lead after 20 minutes. The second period saw the Indians score 6 more goals including 5 straight, the Gaels would get goals from Tucker and Muller but would trail 8-5 after 40 minutes.
The two teams would trade goals in the final frame and Akwesasne would win game 1 by a final score of 11-8, outshooting the Gaels 57-43.
Game two would be played Sunday in Akwesasne.