Adanacs end Langley winning streak at five

Adanacs end Langley winning streak at five

Thunder fall short against Coquitlam in Western Lacrosse Association action

The Coquitlam Adanacs put the clamps down on the high-scoring Langley Thunder, ending Langley’s five-game win streak.

The Adanacs came into the Langley Events Centre on June 13 and won 7-6 in senior A Western Lacrosse Association action.

The loss dropped Langley to 5-3-0 while Coquitlam improved to 3-4-0.

The Thunder entered the game averaging 10 goals per game, second in the league.

And after 20 minutes, it looked like that trend may continue as the two teams were tied at four goals apiece.

But the Adanacs scored three times in the first 4:36 of the middle period to lead the rest of the way, eventually hanging on for the one-goal victory.

Alex Turner (two goals, one assist) and Kerry Susheski (one goal, two assists) each had three-point games for Langley, while Brett Mydske, Kyle Belton and Tor Reinholdt had one goal apiece.

Lewis Ratcliff and Rob Van Beek both had a pair of assists and Joel McCready and Brett Hickey set up a goal apiece.

Steve Fryer stopped all 11 shots he faced after replacing Brodie MacDonald early in the second period.