Championship Game Summary
Lovers defeated Celtics 1-2, 3-2, 4-1
In game one, Corey Black put the puck
past Lovers goalie Jonathan Corliss,
with an assist from Brendan Keenan, 2
minutes into the second period. Eight
minutes later Ryan Andrew tied the
game for the Lovers. Mike Shields, from
the Celtics, found the back of the net on
a pass from Ben Michaiski with 2
minutes to go in the second period.
Mike Buckley shut out the Lovers in the
third period to preserve the 2-1 victory.
In game two, Mike Mears found Corey
Black to give the Celtics an early lead.
With 4 minutes left in the second
period, Ryan Andrew found Bill
Morrissey to knot the score for the
Lovers. Three minutes later Corey Black
scored his second goal for the Celtics
with assists from Mike Mears and Mike
Shields. Both goalies met all challengers
until Mike McDade found Tom
Targonski to tie the game for the Lovers.
Facing elimination, an energized Bill
Morrissey put the Lovers ahead to stay
with 8 minutes left in regulation. Lovers
won the game 3-2.
Game three saw the
Celtics play without co-captain and
standout goalie Mike Buckley. Richard
Bartley was an excellent sub, but the
Lovers seemed rejuvinated. Bill
Morrissey scored the first of his four
goals 8 minutes into the first period. Seth
Ayott found Brendan Keenan to tie the
game for the Celtics. The game
remained tied until Morrissey scored on
a pass from Ryan Andrew which put the
Lovers ahead to stay one minute into
the third period. Jonathan Corliss played
brilliantly in goal for the Lovers as they
won the game 4-1 and the championship 2-1.