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The Six Nations Chiefs (5-1-1) visited the Cobourg Community Centre to face the Kodiaks (1-6) in Sunday night Major Series Lacrosse action.
The goalie match-up had Doug Jamieson in net for the Chiefs facing Kevin Orleman in net for the Kodiaks.
A balanced Six Nations attack, which saw eight different goal scorers on this day was able to handle the Cobourg Kodiaks 9-6. Special teams played a big part in the victory with the Chiefs scoring two power play goals, and also scoring once shorthanded.
To The Game:
Six Nations got off to a fast start with Jerry Staats scoring off a Kellen Leclair pass at 1:25, followed by Jordan Durston converting an Eric Fannell pass at 3:55. Fannell himself added a goal at 8:47 off a Vaughn Harris feed, but with just 0:52 seconds left Cobourg finally got on the board. Kealon Pilon scored off a Cam Milligan pass to end the period.
After one period, Six Nations 3 Cobourg 1.
Vaughn Harris opened the scoring for the Chiefs on the power play converting an Eric Fannell pass at 2:15, followed by Sam LeClair finishing off a Dalton Sulver pass 0:28 seconds later. Cobourg answered back when Brine Rice converted a Cam Milligan pass at 12:29, followed by Luke Laskiewicz converting a Brine Rice feed at 18:46.
After two periods, Chiefs 5 Cobourg 3.
Joey Cupido increased the Chiefs lead when he scored in transition off a Tyson Bomberry pass at 16:26, followed by Frank Brown also scoring in transition at 4:59 to make it a 7-3 game. Cobourg answered back with Colton Armstrong converting a Scott Dominey pass at 7:18, but Liam LeClair restored the four goal lead firing a pass from Kellen Leclair at 8:46 shorthanded. Vaughn Harris scored his second of the day on the power play converting an Eric Fannell pass at 10:37.
Cam Milligan scored the next two for the Kodiaks both off Aaron Woods feeds. The first goal was on the power play at 13:02, followed by one with just 0:53 seconds left.
Final score, Six Nations 9 Cobourg 6.
- Six Nations went 2 for 2 on the power play, also scoring a shorthanded goal.
- Cobourg went 1 for 5 on the power play.
Six Nations Chiefs:
- Eric Fannell 1g, 3a
- Vaughn Harris 2g, 1a
- Kellen Leclair 0g 3a
- Cam Milligan 2g, 2a
- Brine Rice 1g, 1a
- Alex Simmons 0g, 2a
- Aaron Woods 0g, 2a
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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.