The Georgetown Raiders’ Ryan Takamatsu scored 7:12 into overtime to beat the North York Rangers, 5-4 (OT).
The win moved Georgetown to down 2-1 in the best of seven series.
The Raiders came back from a two-goal deficit to capture the victory. Georgetown was down 4-2 after a goal by North York’s Nick Campoli at 58 seconds in the third period. The Raiders knotted things up at 4-4 on a goal by Jordan Crocker at 9:50 in the third period.
Brendan Jacome and Takamatsu provided the spark for Georgetown, combining for three goals and one assist. Jacome registered two goals and one assist and Takamatsu also added one goal.
The Raiders kept the Rangers’ goalie busy throughout the game, and Gianluca Baggettamade 28 saves on 33 shots.
Georgetown additionally got points from Crocker, who also grabbed one goal and one assist. Georgetown also got a goal from Arran MacDonald as well. In addition, Georgetown received assists from Jack Jacome, who had two and Bailey Molella, Zack Dybowski, Daniel Hardie, and Ashur Elliot, who contributed one each.
The Rangers were led by Michael Morgan, who tallied two goals. Morgan scored the first of his two goals at 13:31 into the second period to make the score 2-2. Chris Sekelyk assisted on the tally. Morgan’s next tally made the score 3-2 North York with 3:36 left in the second period. Tyler Currie provided the assist. Ted Hunt also scored for North York. Other players who recorded assists for North York were Fedor Rudakov, Grayden Gottschalk, and Christian Mitri, who each chipped in one.
The Raiders incurred 10 minutes in penalty time with five minors. North York incurred 30 minutes in penalty time with five minors.