Jets grounded by Hawks

by Morinville News Staff

The Morinville Jets dropped a 4-2 decision to the Fort Saskatchewan Hawks on the road Friday night, giving the Jets a 4-3-4 record heading into Sunday night’s contest with the Spruce Grove Regals (1-7-2) Sunday night.

Neither side was able to ripple the mesh in the first period. Though the Jets’ Dylan Stang got one early in the middle frame, the Hawks answered back with two in the closing minutes of the period to head into the final frame 2-1. Dean Jones tied it 2-2 for the Jets midway through the period, but the Hawks pulled ahead by one a couple of minutes later. The Hawks final goal was an empty-netter as the Jets tried to push the contest to overtime.

The Jets-Regals matchup is Sunday night at 6:45 p.m. The Jets play Beverly Wednesday night on the road and play the Stony Plain Flyers at home Oct. 26 at 6:45 p.m.

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