The ‘Roos take a hit from the Tomahawks

The Quesnel Kangaroos took to the road for an away game against the Lac La Hache Tomahawks, Nov. 22.

The Quesnel Kangaroos took to the road for an away game against the Lac La Hache Tomahawks, Nov. 22.

The teams, having already faced off against each other two times in the season on the ‘Roos home ice, were paired up once again for another round.

Try as they might neither team could gain the upper hand in the first period and when the buzzer called the players off the ice the score held steady at 0-0.

The first goal of the night was score by the Tomahawks two minutes into the second period.

‘Roo Allessio Tomassetti, with the help of Justin Fulton and Nick Tomassetti, skated in for Quesnel’s first goal of the night.

The game quickly turned into a back and forth struggle for either team to remain even one point ahead, one goal for the Tomahawks was followed closely by one goal for the ‘Roos.

Quesnel’s Matt Powell and Kris Mattice assisted ‘Roo Ryan Hanes to score their second goal of the night.

Coming into the third period the score was 3-2 in favour of the Tomahawks.

Curtis Gassoff, assisted by Mattice and Hanes, skated in for the first goal of the third and final period.

The score was briefly tied 3-3, but the Tomahawks were not about to lose the upper hand and quickly skated in to reclaim their one point advantage.

The ‘Roos fired back with Alessio Tomassetti skating in unassisted for Quesnel’s fourth and final goal of the night, but this victory was short lived as the Tomahawks skated in for another goal.

As the buzzer sound bringing the game to a close the score was 5-4 in favour of the Tomahawks.

The ‘Roos left the arena in defeat returning home to get in a few more practice time sessions before taking on their next game.

It’s another away game for the Kangaroos as the face off against the Tomahawks, Nov. 29.


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