Tanner Waldvogel scored three goals and set up three more for the Gladstone Lakers as they won the opening game of the best-of-five Tiger Hills Hockey League final 7-5 over the visiting Deloraine Royals late Wednesday night.
Dan Leslie added two goals and two assists, while Blaine Jarvis also had a four-point night for Gladstone with a goal and three helpers. Matt Boshman also scored for the Lakers.
Ryan Adams replied with a pair of goals and Joel Whiteside, Kelsey Sunaert and Derek Moar had singles for the Royals, who host Game 2 tonight at 8:30.
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