The junior A Nanaimo Timbermen got blitzed in the first period and couldn’t manage to get back in the game.
The city’s B.C. Junior A Lacrosse League team lost 19-11 to the Victoria Shamrocks on Tuesday down the Malahat.
The Shamrocks roared out of the gate, taking a 9-2 lead after the first period, and held on from there. Nanaimo scored six times in the third period to keep pace.
Nick Sanderson scored a hat trick against his old team, Mitch Parker had two goals and four assists and Corey Shires had two goals and three assists. Brett Fleming and Terrin Davies also had two-goal games for the T-men.
The junior Timbermen host the Coquitlam Adanacs back-to-back days at Frank Crane Arena, Saturday (June 15) at 5 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m.