Langley Thunder's Alex Turner fires a shot at the New Westminster goal during his team's WLA season opener on May 27, a 6-5 loss. The Thunder remain winless at the Langley Events Centre after falling 8-7 to the Coquitlam Adanacs on June 3 to see their record fall to 2-2.

Langley Thunder's Alex Turner fires a shot at the New Westminster goal during his team's WLA season opener on May 27, a 6-5 loss. The Thunder remain winless at the Langley Events Centre after falling 8-7 to the Coquitlam Adanacs on June 3 to see their record fall to 2-2.

A’s drop Thunder 8-7

Langley rookie Anthony Malcom continues early-season success with another three-goal game

For the second straight night, rookie Anthony Malcom notched a hat trick.

But unlike the previous game, this time it was in a loss for the Langley Thunder.

The senior A lacrosse team remains winless at the Langley Events Centre following an 8-7 loss at the hands of the visiting Coquitlam Adanacs on Wednesday (June 3) night.

The previous night, Malcom had three goals and three assists in a 15-8 win over the host Burnaby Lakers.

The Thunder are 2-2 on the Western Lacrosse Association season with both victories coming away from home.

Langley had a great start against Coquitlam, scoring twice less than a minute apart 3:09 into the contest. But the Adanacs would take a 3-2 lead into first intermission before Langley tied things up at six following 40 minutes.

The third period saw the Adanacs score twice with Malcom netting his third to cut the lead to one with 2:55 to play.

Pat Saunders (one goal, four assists), Malcom (three goals, one assist), Alex Turner (two goals, one assist) and Athan Iannucci (three assists) led Langley.

Iannucci also had four goals and four assists the game before.

Langley is back in action on June 9when they visit the Maple Ridge Burrards.

The Thunder also host the Victoria Shamrocks on June 10.

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