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Lions win on a converted touchdown and field goal


The Lions dominated the Reading Royals on Saturday night, posting a 10-4 victory.

The Royals got off to a fast start and the first period ended with Reading ahead of the Lions by a score of 2-1.

However the Lions took control of the game in the second period by scoring seven goals, three of which came while short-handed. Cedric Montminy, Brendan Hamelin, Nicolas Larivière, Charles-David Beaudoin, William Leblanc, Olivier Archambault and Jonathan Joannette were the goal scorers. After 40 minutes of play the Lions led 8-3.

Joannette and Larivière each scored again in the third period adding to the Lions scoring frenzy.

Final score: Lions – 10, Royals – 4.

The Lions next game is February 15 when the Adirondack Thunder will be visiting Trois-Rivières for the first time this season. Colisée Vidéotron will have a maximum seating capacity of 50 per cent.