The New Westminster Salmonbellies broke open an 8-8 tie with three power play goals early in the third period and cruised to a 14-11 win over the Victoria Shamrocks in B.C. Junior A Lacrosse League play Sunday on the mainland.
The teams were tied 4-4 after 20 minutes and kept up their close battle through the second.
Jake Cullen led the ’Rocks with three goals and an assist, while Max Fredrickson and McLean Chicquen each had two goals and three helpers, and Cole Pickup added two and two.
The Shamrocks head to Delta for a game on Saturday (June 13), then return to the Q Centre on Sunday, June 21 to take on the Coquitlam Adanacs. Game time is 5 p.m.