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.

Wednesday, 11th September 2019, 6:00 pm
Updated Wednesday, 18th September 2019, 8:30 am
David Longstaff, who netted a hat-trick. Picture by Colin Lawson.

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.