Midget A Thunder bounce back with a tie

In a pair of road games, the midget A Thunder bounced back from a 7-4 loss to Juan de Fuca last Wednesday to tie Saanich 5-5 on Sunday.

In a pair of road games, the midget A Cowichan Thunder bounced back from a 7-4 loss to Juan de Fuca last Wednesday to tie Saanich 5-5 on Sunday.

Nathan Clark scored twice in the defeat, while Sam Baxter and Miles Brooks had one goal apiece. Hunter Hieta had a pair of assists, and Brooks, Brady Williams and Brody Black each earned one helper.

The teams were close through the first two periods and until the dying minutes of the third period when JDF was able to pull away for good.

Gavin Spencer scored twice on Sunday, with Baxter, Williams and Rhys Mazurenko adding singles. Black, Clark, Caleb Nordstrom, Kurtis Smith and goalie Colin Jeffrey had assists.

The Thunder opened the scoring as Jeffrey held the Tigers scoreless. Both teams scored three times in the second frame, and the Tigers had two in the third to Cowichan’s one.

The midget A Thunder will play host to JDF at the Island Savings Centre this Saturday.