by Erich T. Doerr
BAY CITY — The Bay Area Thunder hockey team opened up 2-0 lead in the first period of its game Friday against the Mid-Michigan Storm. The Bay City team went on to control the game and shut out its foe from Gladwin 3-0.
"Everybody played," Thunder coach Dave LaCourt said. "We were able to use all our lines."
Adam Beuthin, Lakin Radeka and Drew Hanover each had one goal for the Thunder. Aaron Martin added two assists while Beuthin, Eddy Rodda, Reid Alexander, Kyler Spencer each had one. Connor Spence was in goal for the first two periods and tallied 10 saves before Cameron Connelly relieved him and had eight saves in the final period.
Zach Woods was in the goal for the Storm. He racked up a game-high 34 saves.
The Thunder (4-2) are back in action on Saturday to face Swartz Creek. The Storm (2-4) has a road game against Mt. Pleasant on Saturday.