Win and loss for Whitley Warriors
Whitley Warriors began their weekend with a 5-1 win against Sutton Sting before narrowly missing out on maximum points in a 4-3 overtime loss to Solway Sharks on Sunday evening, writes Emma Hill.
In the home match against Solway, Dean Longstaff opened the scoring after 15:29. Longstaff scored again in the second period before the Sharks pulled a goal back. Longstaff completed his hat-trick for 3-1.
However, Solway hit back and two goals brought the score back to 3-3.
This pushed the game into overtime and, after several missed chances it was the Sharks who triumphed as Gápa unleashed an unassisted shot to give Solway a 4-3 win; the Warriors awarded a single point for their efforts.