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Dobray's five not enough as Jr. Thunder fall in opener

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Despite five goals and an assist from Brett Dobray, the Langley Junior Thunder came short in their season opener.

The Thunder fell 10-6 to the Victoria Junior Shamrocks in the B.C. Junior A Lacrosse League season opener on Sunday at the Langley Events Centre.

Langley had a great start to the game leading 3-1 after 20 minutes.

The teams were tied at five after 40 minutes but the Shamrocks took control in the third, outscoring the hosts 5-1.

The Shamrocks outshot Langley 55-36.

The Thunder are back in action on Thursday (May 1) when they host the New Westminster Junior Salmonbellies at the LEC. Game time is 8 p.m.

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The Langley Thunder are off to a 1-1 start in the B.C. Intermediate Lacrosse League season.

The team won their season-opener 14-10 over Burnaby on April 24 at the Copeland Sports Centre before dropping a 10-8 decision to New Westminster on Sunday afternoon at the Langley Events Centre.

The team is next in action on April 30 as they visit Richmond at Minoru Arena.

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