Both the Jr. ‘A’ and the Jr. ‘B’ Tier 1 Shamrocks were on the road Sunday in their respective semi-final series and both fell short.
The Tier 1 Shamrocks fell 10-7 to the Delta Islanders in game 2 of their best-of-three series so with that series now tied at 1 game each, game 3 shifts back to the Q Center on Tuesday with the winner advancing to the league final against the Coquitlam Adanacs. Game time on July 23 is 5:00 pm.
Meanwhile the Jr. ‘A’ Shamrocks fell behind early and, despite a valiant comeback attempt, fell 13-11 to the New Westminster Salmonbellies in game 4, allowing the ‘Bellies to tie that series at 2 games each. The Rocks trailed 8-5 and 12-6 before outscoring New Westminster 5-1 in the final 20 minutes.
Leading the way offensively once again for the Shamrocks was Teioshontathe McComber with 5 goals and 1 assist. Zach Manns had the reverse – a goal and 5 helpers while Casey Wilson also had a 6-point game with 3 of each. Singles came from Austin Madronic and Patrick Dodds. Game 5 in the series is next Saturday, July 27 but will be played at the Save-On Memorial Center with a start time of 4:00 pm.