Lakers shock Salmonbellies
The Burnaby Lakers knocked the New Westminster Salmonbellies from the ranks of the undefeated with a 15-11 victory at Bill Copeland Arena on Friday.
The Lakers shocked the Salmonbellies with five first period goals and added another in the second before New West hit the scoresheet to give both teams a 3-1 record in the Western Lacrosse Association standings.
Burnaby goalie Joe Bell made 19 saves in gaining a bit of revenge on his former team.
Scott Jones led the Lakers attack with three goals and three assists. Matt Beers, Scott Tinning and Shaun Dhaliwal scored two each with singles going to Chase Williams, Justin Salt, Dane Stevens, Casey Jackson and Matt Quinton. Jackson also added four assists while Quinton had three.
Jeff Zywicki had a big game for New West despite the loss with four goals and three assists. Alex Gajic and Sean Robinson both had three goals and two assists for the Salmonbellies. Mike Berekoff had New West's other goal.
The Salmonbellies were without stalwarts Ilija Gajic, Kevin Crowley and Jordan McBride.
The Lakers are in Langley to play the Thunder on Wednesday, while the Salmonbellies play host to the Thunder on Thursday, 7:45 p.m., at Queen's Park Arena.