Midget Timberwolves split weekend games with Quesnel

The Williams Lake Midget Rep Timberwolves split a two-game set with the Quesnel Thunder during the weekend.

The Williams Lake Midget Rep Timberwolves split a two-game set with the Quesnel Thunder during the weekend.

In game one Williams Lake fell behind 2-0 early but were able to battle back to a 4-4 tie late in the third period before Quesnel scored a late marker and added an empty-net tally to win 6-4.

Christian Stump was in goal for Williams Lake, while Daine DuBois and Will Paynton both had two points with a goal and an assist a piece. Brett Hare and Trey Thomas added the other markers for Williams Lake.

In game two Williams Lake stormed out to an early 4-0 lead before a string of penalties allowed the Thunder to claw back into the game.

Despite being shorthanded for most of the game Williams Lake built a 9-4 lead by the midway mark of the third period. Penalty trouble, however, began to take its toll as Quesnel recorded four power play goals to make it 9-8.

The Timberwolves added a late goal and an empty netter to seal the 10-8 win and the weekend split.

Hayden Lyons recorded the win in between the pipes for Williams Lake, while Thomas (three goals, one assist) and Paynton (two goals, two assists) and Cody Swan (one goal, three assists) each tallied four points.

DuBois had a goal and two assists and Jake Chamberlin struck twice, while Corey Loring added a single.