Lake Raiders saddle Mustangs in season opener

TPWHL Lake Raiders vs Mustangs

October 18 2014 – Lake Raiders vs. Mustangs (Boxscore)

In the 2014-15 season opener between the Lake Raiders and Mustangs, it was the Lake Raiders who took an early lead on the hard work of Erin Vassilakos (Sean Celsie, Steven Davis) at 0.57. With both side trading great chances, it was Mike Iacovone (Nicole Neeson) tieing things up for the Mustangs on a juicy rebound  at 9:15 of the first.

The second period saw Erin Vassilakos break the tie for the Lake Raiders on a solo effort at 6:45. a short time later the tenacious Mike Iacovone had a glorious opportunity to even things up for the Mustangs on a breakaway, only to be stymied but Lake Raiders net minder Neil Mercer. With 10 seconds remaining in the second period, the Lake Raiders added to their lead on a Jeremy Schofield (Sean Celsie) snap shot, taking a 3-1 advantage into the third.

The third period saw the Mustangs push back with a goal by Mike Iacovone (Nicole Neeson) at 2:38, only to see the Lake Raiders build on their lead on a Jeremy Schofield solo effort at 7:15, for a score of 4-2. The Lake Raiders continued to dominate with a unassisted marker by Erin Vassilakos at 13:10 for her first hat trick on the season. Not wanting to go out easy the Mustangs added yet another goal by Nicole Neeson (unassisted) in the the minutes of the third for a 5-3 final.

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