FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Northeast B.C. Yukon Midget Trackers were home on Sunday for their first home game of the regular season as they were host to the Grande Prairie Storm.
At 3:12 into the game, the Trackers were quick to take the lead as Duncan Ross would score a goal on GP, with assists by Kyle Schwantz and Justin Brownlee, making the score 1-0.
Then at 8:14 left in the frame, the Storm would score on the Trackers making the score tied at one apiece.
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Less then a minute later, at 7:24 remaining in the frame, Chase London would break the tie by scoring on the Storm, making it a lead of 2-1. Assists for that goal were from Noah Lang and Thomas Loewen.
Then to wrap up the period, at 6:42 remaining, Justin Brownlee would score a goal, with assists by Thomas Loewen and Nathan Brownlee, making it a 3-1 lead over Grande Prairie.
In the second period, the Storm started to play a bit of catch up by scoring two power-play goals on the Trackers, with one at 10 seconds into the frame and the other at 3:29 into the period, making the score tied at three apiece.
Then at 6:54 into the frame, the Trackers would once again take the lead as Noah Lang would score a goal, with a double assist from Kurtis Lee and Chase London, making the score 4-3 over the Storm.
Later on in the period, with 6:00 remaining, Colby Busche would score another goal for the Trackers, with an assist by Justin Brownlee, making the score 5-3.
Throughout the majority of the third period, the Trackers tried hard to keep the lead but, eventually, Grande Prairie would catch up once again, making the final score ending in a tie of 5-5.
Up next, the Trackers are home again on Saturday, October 12, as they host the Fort McMurray Barons. Puck drop is 1:45 p.m. at the North Peace Arena.