Vic Sharks

Story and Photos: Kasey Eriksen (ISN)

October 27, 2013, Victoria (ISN) – On Sunday night the Victoria Hockey League was underway at Save-on-Foods Memorial Centre where the Sharks were forced to accept a 10-1 loss against the Lions.

With Dave Brumby in goal for the Sharks and Matt Thomson in for the Lions, the first goal of the game came at 18:01 and was scored by Josh Verbruggen, chalking up the first of five goals for the Lions that would be scored during the first period.

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Wilf Marquis scored the only goal for the Sharks. (photo: Kasey Eriksen / Island Sports News)

Clayton Lainsbury scored the second of the game at 17:00, followed by Josh Verbruggen’s second of the night at 7:50. At 6:57 Clayton Lainsbury scored his second of the night, followed by the period-ender at 6:41 which was scored by Brody Coulter. The score after the second, 5-0 Lions.

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Lions netminder Matt Thomson, stops the puck any way he can. (photo: Kasey Eriksen / Island Sports News)

At 18:45 into the second, Tommy Kala buried the puck behind Brumby and then at 16:29 Clayton Lainsbury gets his hat trick changing the scoring to 7-0 Lions.

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Sharks Shaun Lymer is dumped underneath Lions Trevor McCall. (photo: Kasey Eriksen / Island Sports News)

Then it was Anthony Hordyk’s turn to score for the Lions and that goal happened at 14:55 but the Sharks finally answered back when Wilf Marquis’s puck found its way in behind Thomson getting his team on the board.

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Sharks Scott Zaichkowsky chases Lions Anthony Hordyk for the puck. (photo: Kasey Eriksen / Island Sports News)

Two more goals were scored near the end of the period by the Lions, though, one by Brayden Kmita and another by Devon Lang, ending the game with a final score of 10-1 for the Lions.

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Sharks Shaun Lymer eyes up his teammates, preparing to shoot the puck. (photo: Kasey Eriksen / Island Sports News)

The Sharks and the Lions don’t face-off again until November 24, 2013, at Save-On-Foods. Time: 8:50.

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Even a blown tire doesn’t stop Lions Tommy Kaly from trying. (photo: Kasey Eriksen / Island Sports News)

Visit the Victoria Hockey League website for more info: 

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After the face-off, it’s anyone’s puck. (photo: Kasey Eriksen / Island Sports News)