LATE GOAL SINKS FURY'S FOURTH QUARTER RALLY
The Ontario Fury, Driven by Mark Christopher Chevrolet, mounted a three-goal second half comeback, but Manuel Aragon’s second goal of the game with 1:55 remaining lifted Soles de Sonora to a 5-4 victory in front of 4,109 people Friday night at Citizens Business Bank Arena.
Ontario trailed 4-1 late in the third quarter when they began their comeback. Juan Carlos Gonzalez got a pass from his brother Jose Manuel Gonzalez with 1:12 to go in the third period to cut the deficit in half. Just 51 seconds in to the fourth quarter, Adrien Perez scored his second goal of the night to make it 4-3. Then, on the power play, Maicon de Abreu took a feed rom Perez to tie the game with 9:28 to go.
The game stayed that way until Sonora found the game-winner as Francisco Dorame passed the ball off the back wall around Fury goaltender Jose Miranda to Aragon, who was charging through the middle and he knocked the ball home.
Perez finished the game with two goals and one assist, while de Abreu had a goal and assist for Ontario. Miranda made 20 saves in the loss.
Ontario’s defense, led by Israel Sesay, kept the league’s leading scorer, Franck Tayou, to only two goals in the game. Sonora goaltender Carlos Reyes made 22 saves.
Ontario finishes its two-game home stand at 7 p.m. Wednesday as it hosts the Rio Grande Valley Barracudas at Citizens Business Bank Arena. It will be Trivia and Teacher Appreciation Night at CBBA. Tickets for the game are on sale now at the Citizens Business Bank Arena Box Office, online at Ticketmaster.com or through the Fury’s offices by calling 909-457-0252 or going to OntarioFury.com.