The Keyano Huskies held off a hard-fighting Lakeland Rustlers team to earn a tournament-opening 7-3 victory. The Rattlers held the Huskies scoreless for more than 17 minutes in the first half, before Keyano struck with a pair of quick goals. A Ricardo Rojas tally with just 17 seconds left in the first half extended that lead as Keyano led 3-0 after 25 minutes. The Huskies extended the lead to 5-0 early in the second half, before Lakeland showed some life with three straight goals inside the final four minutes. With the Rustlers back within two, Keyano settled down and scored twice in final 30 seconds for the victory and a 1-0 record. The Rustlers fall to 0-1.
Keyano: Koebsch 2, Filhou 2, J. Fonkou, Miguel, Rojas
Lakeland: Cal, Hatzenbuhler, Peters
Players of the game:
Keyano: Ricardo Rojas
Lakeland: Yam Murray