The KW Braves faced the Peterborough Lakers in the fifth and deciding game of their best of five quarter final series. Peterborough went ahead early and never looked back defeating the Braves 9-4 to eliminate them from the playoffs.
Leading the Braves was Kyle Jackson with 3 goals in his last junior game. Kyle along with Jake McLay, Jay Lindsay and Matt Halloran go over age.
Leading the Lakers was Holden Cattoni with 4 goals.
The Lakers return to action tomorrow night in Six Nations to start their best of seven series with the Arrows.
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The KW Braves fought back on game 4 tonight for a thrilling overtime win over the Peterborough Lakers defeating them in Peterborough 10-9.
Trailing 7-4 going into the third period the Braves fought back to tie the game and Matthew Lee scored the only goal in a 10 minute overtime.
Leading the Braves with two goals each were Joel Tinney, Chris Cloutier, Drake Smith and Kyle Jackson.
The deciding game in this five game series will be played Sunday night in Kitchener 7:00pm at Kinsmen Arena.
League Awards Announcements Chris Cloutier was a co-winner of the league MVP award and selected to the 1st all-star team. Kevin Orleman, the Braves outstanding goalie was selected to the second all-star team. The Braves coaches were elected coaches of the year for the league, Brian Beisel, Corey Hallman, Mark Tinning and Eric Martin.
The KW Braves went down to defeat tonight 10-6 against the Peterborough Lakers in game 3 of the their best of five series. This gives the Lakers a 2-1 lead heading back home for game 4 on Friday night.
Leading the Braves in scoring was Chris Cloutier with two goals. The other four were scored by four different Braves. Turner Evans had a big night for the Lakers tallying 4 goals and 2 assists.
Great news for the Braves prior to the game as league individual awards were announced by league commissioner Dean McLeod. Chris Cloutier was a co-winner of the league MVP award and selected to the 1st all-star team. Kevin Orleman, the Braves outstanding goalie was selected to the second all-star team. The Braves coaches were elected coaches of the year for the league, Brian Beisel, Corey Hallman, Mark Tinning and Eric Martin.
KW will face Peterborough starting Sunday July 13th in Kitchener at the Kinsmen Arena, game time 7:00pm
Game 2 Monday July 14 in Peterborough 8:00pm
Game 3 Wednesday July 16 in Kitchener 8:00pm
Game 4 Friday July 18 in Peterborough 8:00pm If necessary
Game 5 Sunday July 20 in Kitchener 7:00pm if necessary
The KW Braves hosted the first place Six Nations Arrows tonight at Kinsmen Arena in a rematch of Sunday’s victory by the Braves in Six Nations. The Braves were victorious tonight, defeating the Arrows 9-7.
With team leaders Chris Cloutier and Joel Tinney out of the lineup due to school commitments in the U.S., the remainder of the lineup dug deep with aggressive defense and opportunistic scoring.
The Braves jumped out to a 2-0 first period lead but the Arrows fought back to tie it at 5 after two.
Matthew Lee led the Braves with 3 goals, Kyle Jackson and Drake Smith had two each. The Arrows were led by Greg Longboat with 3 goals.
The KW Braves travel to Orangeville tomorrow night to round out the season. The playoffs will commence as early as Sunday but the opposition is still unknown pending tomorrow’s results.
KITCHENER — Surely, it would be a terrible burden to be referred to as the next one.
Expectations heaped upon hope. Hope piled upon expectations.
And yet, Chris Cloutier says he doesn’t mind shouldering that load.
If people insist on adding his name to the same list as some of this city’s other lacrosse giants — like Colin Doyle, Aaron Wilson, Ryan Benesch and Dhane Smith — that’s OK by him.
The Kitchener-Waterloo Braves recorded their second win in a row when they hosted and defeated the Barrie Lakeshores in a tight 12-11 victory in Ontario Jr. A Lacrosse League action on Thursday night. Kyle Jackson was the key man for the Braves, scoring three and assisting three others, while Chris Cloutier was important as ever, scoring a hat-trick and setting up two assists.
For the Lakeshores, forward Daniel Craig did all he could to put his team on top, scoring twice and setting up five goals. But it was all for naught, as the Braves eventually claimed the win.
The Braves (7-5), now joint-fourth in the league, will look to continue their winning streak when they travel to the second-placed Brampton Excelsiors (10-3) tonight.
Braves beaten by Warriors
June 6th, 2014
The Kitchener-Waterloo Braves slumped to a 17-10 loss when they hosted the Whitby Warriors in Ontario Jr. A Lacrosse League on Thursday night.
Whitby forward Austin Shanks contributed seven goals and three assists.
K-W’s Joel Tinney racked up two goals and two assists.
The Braves (5-4-0) will travel to Whitby for a rematch against the Warriors (5-3-0) Friday.
Next Braves home game, June 5th 8pm vs Toronto Beaches.
Thanks to a generous donation, all children that attend the next five home games get a free frizbee toss! Great prizes to be won!
Braves triumph in goal fest
May 30th, 2014
The Kitchener-Waterloo Braves defeated the Mississauga Tomahawks by a score of 15-7 in the Ontario Jr. A Lacrosse League on Thursday night.
Chris Cloutier was in outstanding form for the Braves, contributing a jaw-dropping five goals and five assist, almost single-handedly overcoming the Tomahawks. Travis Arch was the most potent threat for the Tomahawks, scoring a hat trick.
The Braves next game is Monday when they travel to Peterborough to take on the Lakers.
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