|JACKSON-The Piedmont Lions knocked off the Millsaps Majors 10-7 at Harper Davis Field on Saturday, in the opening game of the 2013 season. |
The Majors struck first lighting the lamp to make it 1-0. Simon Sherman lit the lamp to start what would be a special day for the attacker. The Lions responded with four straight of their own, including one with a man advantage. Ryan McKay beat the buzzer and the Lion goaltender scoring with just six seconds left in the opening quarter to make it 4-2. The teams went scoreless in the second and the teams went to the half with Piedmont leading by the same 4-2 score.
The Majors struck quickly to start the second half. Sherman scored again, off a feed from McKay to make it 4-3. Hunter Stevison scored minutes later to tie the game at 4. Piedmont responded with two straight of their own to take a 6-4 lead. Sherman netted the hat trick to make the game 6-5. After a Lion goal, McKay scored in the final seconds of the third to make it 7-6.
The teams traded goals in the beginning of the third to make it 8-7. The Lions then added some insurance in the final few minutes to put the game on ice.