The Terriers Fall to West Kelowna in Overtime

Adam Wowryk scores in the second to tie the game at two.

The Terriers lost their first game of the Western Canada Cup in today’s afternoon game versus the West Kelowna Warriors.

Portage got behind in the first as the Warriors capitalized with 2 power play goals. One coming at 4:16 and the other at 12:42. The Terriers would start to find their rhythm near the end of the first and Brett Orr would put one passed Williams with 21 seconds left on the clock. The period would end with shots on goal tied at 11.

Less than 3 minutes in to the second Brock Weston would drive the net and Wowryk would score on his rebound. The dogs would play a more disciplined twenty minutes and out shoot the Warriors 11-3 and the frame would end in a 2-2 tie.

The game would be undecided after the final 20 minutes, the Terriers unable to score on their one power play. Park making some big saves for the Terriers including a breakaway with about 5 minutes to go.

After a 3 minute break Portage headed in to their first overtime period of the tournament. Desbiens for West K would come in wide and cut from the corner to tuck one passed Park for the game winner.

The Terriers earned one point for the overtime loss and sit at 7 points total 2 points up on the Warriors with one game each to be played. Portage will face the Brooks Bandits in tomorrow’s evening game.