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.

Tuesday, 7th January 2020, 11:56 am
Updated Wednesday, 8th January 2020, 9:52 am
Phil Edgar wins the face off - Photo Ian Hanlon

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.