Warriors open year with a win
Whitley Warriors started the New Year with an 11-1 win over Matt Bradbury’s Nottingham Lions at Hillheads on Sunday evening, writes Emma Hill.
Nottingham surprised Whitley by scoring just 26 seconds into the contest through forward Cameron Pywell. The Warriors equalised through Ben Campbell and the side achieved a 2-1 lead when Phil Edgar netted on 11:05. Just 83 seconds later, Campbell fired into the roof of the Lions’ net and on 28:39, Edgar grabbed his second goal and just over three minutes later, he tapped home his hat-trick. Forward Ben Richards then gave his team a 6-1 lead on 33:36.
The third period saw Edgar achieve his fourth goal and Campbell claimed his hat-trick . Richards Rolands Gritāns and Adam Finlinson completed the scoring.