Akwesasne Wolves Beat the Winchester Hawks in a Shootout
The Wolves squeaked out a win in overtime against the Hawks this past Saturday at the Anowara kowa arena. Going into overtime tied at four, Justin Rutley scored the game winning goal off a shootout. Goals from the Wolves came from Justin Rutley with help from Oakley Thomas at 16:47 and Michael Poapst with help from Jayden Lemire at 9:28 in the first period. The Wolves scored one each in the second and third period-John Nardiello with help from Oakley Thomas from Marc Kamel at 3:53 in the second, and Jayden Lemire from Michael Poapst with 2:47 left in the third, sending Akwesasne into overtime. The Hawks saw goals from Alexander Vazquez in the first, Josh Stubbings and Ramsey Wheeler in the second, and Brandon Pantaleo in the third. It was Rutley though, that cinched the win for the Wolves. The Wolves out shot the Hawks 43-38, and the Hawks spent more time in the penalty box.