Adanacs Still Searching for Their First Win With Loss to Timbermen

Shawn Slaght, All Lacrosse All The Time – A Division of the Edge of Philly Sports Network

The Coquitlam Adanacs are still searching for their first win after dropping a 10-8 decision to the Nanaimo Timbermen on Saturday night in WLA action.

Zach Manns had a big game for the Timbermen, picking up six points. Meanwhile, Brette McIntyre kept the Adanacs in the game with a five-point night.

The Adanacs were dominated at the faceoff dot as Brett Beetow went 10 for 13 and Erik Turner was six for eight.

Justin Geddie got the nod over Devlin Shanahan in goal for the Timbermen, stopping 35 of 43 shots for the victory.

Timbermen rebound from early Adancas’ lead

Coquitlam jumped out to the early lead in this one. Chase McIntyre found the back of the net 4:07 into the game to open the scoring for the Adanacs. Clark Walter followed that up just over four minutes to give the Adanacs a 2-0 lead.

It only took Manns 40 seconds after the Clark goal to get the Timbermen on the board, which turned the momentum in Nanaimo’s favour.

Jon Phillips tied up the game with 3:50 remaining in the period and Evan Soucy gave Nanaimo the lead 3-2 with 13 seconds left in the first.

Nanaimo pulls away in the second

Tyson Roe wasted no time in the second period, scoring for Nanaimo 51 seconds into the frame to cap a four-goal run for the Timbermen.

On an individual effort, Brett McIntyre scored just under 2:00 into the period to keep the Adanacs within one. Zach Manns replied at 3:42 to make the score 5-3 in favour of the Timbermen.

Walter kept the Adanacs within striking distance at 4:26 and Chase McIntyre evened the score 5-5 with 8:50 left in the second.

The Timbermen regained the lead on the power play with 5:48 left on the clock. Nathan Grenon picked up the marker.

Brett McIntyre tied it up again for the Adanacs with 3:26 on the clock, but it was all Timbermen after that.

Nanaimo went on the three-goal run to end the second period. Picking up goals were Colton Lidstone, Taggart Clark and Ryan Sheridan. The Timbermen held a 9-6 advantage heading into the final frame.

Coquitlam is still searching for their first win

The third period was low-scoring as a total of three goals were scored between the two squads.

Evan Messenger scored unassisted for Nanaimo to extend the Timbermen’s lead to four goals.

Coquitlam attempted a late comeback. It started with Brett McIntyre scoring with 2:41 left in the game.

Chase McIntytre scored with the goaltender pulled for the extra attacker with 1:42 left. It wasn’t enough as the Adanacs are still searching for their first win with the 10-8 loss.

Three Stars

  1. Zach Manns, Nanaimo Timbermen
  2. Brett McIntyre, Coquitlam Adanacs
  3. Adam Wiedemann, Nanaimo Timbermen

Top Scorers

Nanaimo Timbermen

Zach Manns, 2g 4a

Adam Wiedemann, 3a

Colton Lidstone, 1g 1a

Tyson Roe, 1g 1a

Nathan Grenon, 1g 1a

Jon Phillips, 1g 1a

Taggart Clark, 1g 1a

Coquitlam Adanacs

Brett McIntyre, 3g 2a

Chase McIntyre, 3g 1a

Clark Walter, 2g

Adam Noakes, 2a

Vinny Ricci, 2a

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Shawn Slaght
Shawn Slaght

Shawn Slaght has been a sports reporter across the Canadian prairies for over 10 years and has experience covering everything from junior hockey to World Cup skiing to all levels of lacrosse. He is the Saskatchewan correspondent for All Lacrosse All The Time.