Thunder drop ’Bellies 8-6

Thunder drop ’Bellies 8-6

Alex Turner and Athan Iannucci both scored twice as Langley beats New Westminster

A four-goal second period helped the Langley Thunder defeat the New Westminster Salmonbellies 8-6.

The two senior A Western Lacrosse Association rivals squared off June 25 at the Langley Events Centre.

The Thunder trailed 4-2 early in the second period before scoring six of the final eight goals.

The win improves Langley to 6-5 and tied for third place in the WLA.

Alex Turner (two goals, four assists) and Athan Iannucci (two goals, two assists) led the offence while Brodie MacDonald stopped 35 of the 41 shots he faced.

Langley hits the road this weekend for a pair of games on Vancouver Island.

The team is in Victoria on July 4 against the first-place Shamrocks (8-1-2) and then on July 5 visit Nanaimo (2-8-1).