Fifth straight defeat for Thunder

by Gary Ahuja

Jack Margetson, a call-up for the Langley Thunder TIer 1 team, led the squad with two goals and four points in their most recent outing in Nanaimo. Gary Ahuja Langley Events Centre file photo

The losing streak has reached five games for the Langley Thunder Junior Tier 1 squad.

The most recent setback was Saturday at the Nanaimo Ice Centre as the Thunder dropped a 14-8 decision to the host Timbermen. The loss leaves Langley with a 5-10 record in the BC Junior Tier 1 Lacrosse League standings. Nanaimo improved to 7-7-1.

Nanaimo dominated the opening 40 minutes winning each of the first two periods by identical 5-1 scores. Langley did bounce back to win a high-scoring final frame 6-4.

Jack Margetson, a call-up for the contest, led Langley with two goals and two helpers while Tristan Kirkham had a pair of goals and an assist. Chase Moore, Josh Brunsch, Jordan Daniel and Nathan Lavigne chipped in with a goal apiece.

Both goaltenders saw action in the Thunder net with Dryden Recsky stopping 32 of 42 shots while Noah Kozevnikov stopped four of eight shots.

Kyle Drouin led the T-Men with three goals and 10 points while Riley Arsenault had four goals and eight points.

The Thunder are back in action on Tuesday (June 25) against New Westminster.

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For more information:

Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre, 604.613.5242 (cell), 604.455.8830 (office) or email.