Lightning dishes it out, bit time


There was no stopping White Lightning in Men’s Roller Hockey league action at the Morrisburg arena on Thursday night. Just ask the Morewood Monkeys.

It was the Monkeys who were on the receiving end of what the Lightning was dishing out and what the Lightning was dishing out were a whopping 17 goals against Monkey goaltender Kyle Shane.

The Monkeys replied with just four goals from Mike Thompson, Chris Embury, Jake Byers and Cody Carruthers.

Leading the Lightning scoring with six goals was Dave Summers, while Brandon Buma and Tyler Brown collected four apiece. Steve Mattice chipped in for a pair and Rob Thurler counted a single.

The win allows second place Lightning to keep pace with the first place New Blue, who Thursday night, nabbed the Red Rockets for a 9-2 victory. It was their fifth consecutive win of the season.

New Blue went up 3-0 in the first period and carried a 6-2 advantage into the third.

Chris Phifer and Chris Rice collected the two Rockets’ goals against New Blue goaltender Will McIntire.

Justin Elliott, Aron Sherrer and Garreth Cochrane had two goals each for New Blue and Randy Markell, Connor Hodgson and Nick McGill added singles.

Coming up this week, White Lightning will look to narrow the gap as they play the New Blue at 8 p.m.

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