Sean Storr came up big, stopping 28 of 31 shots throughout the game. The Nepean Raiders took the lead early in the third on a goal from Olivier Gauthier.
Olivier Gauthier did his part, adding 2 goals and Geoff Dempster delivered for his team with 2 goals.
In the first period, Shields ‘c’opened the scoring for Rockland with a goal at 13:57 with assists from his teammates Power and Blanchette. Gauthier quickly followed with a goal at 15:47 with helpers from his linemates, Bourhas and Belisle.
During the second period, Boyer answered for the Nationals with a goal at 3:38 with an assist from Beatty. Dempster answered for the Raiders with a goal at 8:56 with helpers from his linemates, Mattawashish and Stagg.
In the third, Gauthier scored what turned out to be the game winning goal at 0:20 with assists from Belisle and Browning. Dempster netted a goal at 19:10 with a helper from Stagg.
This loss brings the Rockland Nationals’ record to (25-27-2-2).