Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Spring Lake High School
West Ottawa High School
The Lakers traveled down to Panther country on Tuesday night to play West Ottawa. The Lakers gave up 3 early goals to the host Panthers before answering back in the 2nd quarter to tie the game up 4-4 at half time. West Ottawa outscored the Lakers in the 3rd quarter to hold a 6-5 advantage and held on for an 11-7 victory.
Scoring for the Lakers were Dominik Molotky (2 goals), Caleb Montgomery (2), Colby Brown (1 goal, 1 assist), Isiah Griswold and Alec Kieft. Brant Verlinde had another big night in goal making 10 saves.
The Lakers move to 2-5 overall and 0-2 in conference play with the loss.
The Lakers continue to make strides in the right direction and look to their next match ups for the week. Friday night they host Forest Hills Eastern at 7:00 pm and on Saturday we’ll host Grand Haven for our annual LaxFest day where each team from Spring Lake plays their cross river rival from Grand Haven. The 3rd/4th graders start the day at 9:15 am and concludes with the varsity squads facing off at 5:30 pm.