Terriers Come Up Short in Selkirk

Portage was unable to end the Steelers winning streak last night in Selkirk falling 3-2 in a close contest.

The Terriers came out strong in the first outshooting the home team, 17-11. Neither team was able to convert on their chances and the first 20 minutes were scoreless.

McIsaac ties up Gardiner behind Selkirk’s net.

Selkirk struck first when Connor Barley found himself alone in front and put it by goaltender Zach Bennett. Just passed the halfway point of the second Chase Brakel tied the game beating Hayden Dola on a Turner Ripplinger pass from behind the net. The Steelers regained the lead a minute later on a breakaway from Nathan Hillis. Nick Doyle answered for the Terriers to once again tie the game with his 3rd of the season.

Nick Doyle scores his 3rd of the season.

Selkirk took the lead early in the 3rd with Connor Barley scoring his second of the night. The Terriers pressured the Steelers but were unable to solve the solid net minding of Hayden Dola despite the extra attacker in the final minute.

Terriers unable to score in the last minute with the extra attacker.

Zach Bennett faced 38 shots in the loss.

Next up for the Terriers is a pair of games this weekend vs the OCN Blizzard starting Saturday night where they will wear special jerseys and play for Central Plain Cancer Services.