The Moose Jaw Chiefs finally got tested.
© Times-Herald photo by Matthew Gourlie
Eric Chevrier from the Moose Jaw Chiefs scores with an over-the-shoulder shot against the Estevan Impact Sunday.
After breezing to wins in their first four games, Moose Jaw's new senior men's lacrosse team came through with a 15-13 win over the Saskatoon Brewers Thursday in Prairie Gold Senior Lacrosse League action.
The Chiefs gave up a goal in the first minute, but rallied to take an 8-5 lead after the first period.
Steve Michaluk and Tanner Kittler each had three goals and an assist to lead the Chiefs.
The Brewers got to within 9-7 in the second period when the Chiefs scored three goals in 49 seconds from Michaluk, Kittler and Mitch Adams to blow the game open.
The Chiefs led 15-8 midway through the third period before the Brewers showed some fight in the final minutes.
Carter Davis scored twice and had three assists. Adams scored twice and added an assist, while Matt Lys also scored twice.
Tyler Dobrescu scored once and had four assists. Jeff Kitts and Taylor Dobrescu each had a goal and an assist. Eric Chevrier had the Chiefs other goal.
It was a hotly contested match. There were 21 minor penalties between the teams and the Brewers saw two players receive game misconducts. The Chiefs scored four power play goals. The Brewers scored four power play goals and three more short-handed.
Adam Saunders scored Saskatoon's first four goals and finished with six on the night. Bryton Thorarinson scored four goals for the Brewers.
The Chiefs will host the Regina Heat (8 p.m., Mosaic Place) on Saturday, May 24.