Solent Vikings' Tom Eklund with the puck, with Solent Hawks’ Dale Corney behind. Picture by Kirsty Geddes.
THE Island’s two recreational ice hockey teams, the Solent Hawks and Solent Vikings, did battle last weekend in their first EIHA-affiliated match at Ryde Arena.
The game was very tight throughout, and ended with the Vikings winning 7-6.
Goals for the Hawks were scored by Ryan Attrill, two, James Eklund, two, Ryan Smith-Matthews, and Luke Bontoft, while for the Vikings, Peter Scovell was a hat-trick hero, with Paul Hart adding two, and Adie Lusted, and Jakey Jarrold adding to the tally.
• More pictures in the Friday, January 31, County Press.