Kodiaks Maul Brooklin On A Sunday In Cobourg

The Brooklin Lacrosse Club (0-1) opened up their 2023 MSL season visiting the Cobourg Kodiaks (1-1) at the Cobourg Community Centre Sunday evening.  While the Kodiaks dropped their opening game to Six Nations, Cobourg showed they were going to be a team to be reckoned with this season.

The goalie match-up had Riley Hutchcraft in net for Brooklin against Jackson Brown in net for Cobourg.

The Cobourg Kodiaks, on the strength of big games from Tanner Buck (2g,5a), Tyler Hendricks (3g,0a) and Carson Moyer (2g,3a) bested the Brooklin squad 11-5. 

Zac Carrigan (4g,0a) accounted for the majority of the Brooklin scoring, with Parker Pipher (0g,4a) playing the role of setup man.

To The Game:

The Kodiaks opened the scoring when Tanner Buck was able to convert a Carson Moyer feed at 5:44, but Zac Carrigan tied the game on the power-play off a Parker Pipher feed at 8:37.  Cobourg regained the lead when Tyler Hendricks blasted a Riley Curtis setup at 10:26, followed by David Anderson converting an Aaron Woods pass at 13:13. 

Zac Carrigan scored two goals near the end of the period.   The first goal, on the power-play, was assisted by Parker Pipher at 17:17, followed by a great individual effort finishing off another Parker Pipher feed at 19:11.

After one period, Cobourg 3 Brooklin 3.

Shots on goal favored Brooklin 23-12.

Second Period:

The Kodiaks got on the board first in the second period when Tyler Hendricks scored on the power-play off a Tanner Buck pads at 2:48, followed by Carson Moyer increasing the lead off a Tanner Buck feed as well at 5:36.

Trent Boyd brought Brooklin within one again when he converted a Darren Elliott pass at 14:06, but Tyler Hendricks’ third of the game on the power-play brought the lead back to two at 16:27.  Tanner Buck scored in transition off a Scott Dominey feed at 17:38 to end the period’s scoring.

After two periods, Cobourg 7 Brooklin 4.

Shots on goal in the second period was 18-15 in favor of Cobourg, for a game total of 38-30 in favor of Brooklin.

Third Period:

Cobourg opened the third period scoring when David Anderson converted a Tanner Buck pass at 3:56, followed by Carson Moyer’s second of the game off a Nick Ellerton feed at 9:05.  Riley Curtis continued the onslaught converting a Matt Duncan pass in transition at 13:02, followed by Aaron Woods scoring off a Carson Moyer pass 0:15 seconds later.

Zac Carrigan stopped the Kodiaks run converting a Dylan Goddard feed at 16:05, but it was too little too late.

Final score, Cobourg 11 Brooklin 5.

Shots on goal was 19-12 in favor of Cobourg, for a game total of 50-49 in favor of Brooklin.

The Three Stars:

  1. Tanner Buck
  2. Jackson Brown
  3. Parker Pipher

Top Scorers:

Brooklin Lacrosse Club:

  • Zac Carrigan 4g, 0a
  • Parker Pipher 0g, 4a
  • Trent Boyd 1g, 2a

Cobourg Kodiaks:

  • Tanner Buck 2g, 5a
  • Carson Moyer 2g, 3a
  • Riley Curtis 1g, 4a

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Gary Groob
Gary Groob

Gary Groob has been involved with Lacrosse for the majority of his life, whether playing, coaching, or covering the sport for the media.

An avid fan, with a real drive about helping to “grow the game”, Gary became part of podcasts about the game in 2010. Through the podcasts, Mr. Groob was given an opportunity to write about lacrosse, and the rest as they say, is history.

Through many miles (flying and driving) Gary has made inroads with the National Lacrosse League, Major Series Lacrosse League, the Ontario Lacrosse Association, as well as the Arena Lacrosse League, covering the leagues, their teams, and players, working for, and in concert with all of them.

In the year 2020, Mr. Groob was made the media person for the Arena Lacrosse League, voted onto the board of directors of the Brampton Excelsiors Lacrosse Club, as well as being made administrator of the Lacrosse page “Global Lacrosse” with a membership of 9000 members in over 90 Countries. Gary was also made an administrator of Lacrosse History Past Present and Future in 2022.

Mr. Groob co-hosts a weekly Lacrosse show on Spanglish Sports World, and ZingoTV channel 250, as well as writes a weekly lacrosse column for La Portada Canada News (both in print, and online).

Gary also hosts a Lacrosse talk show and podcast for The Edge of Philly Sports Network, seen live Sunday nights at 9pm (ET), and archived on the Edge of Philly YouTube page, as well as Spotify.

Mr. Groob’s other sports interests include Hockey, Football, Boxing, Wrestling, and Baseball, competing competitively in Boxing and Wrestling for many years.