Midget Tyees fall short in opener

The Richs Auto Collision Midget Tyees started their playoff run Saturday in Powell River.

The Richs Auto Collision Midget Tyees started their playoff run Saturday in Powell River.

The first period was slow for the Tyees and Powell River took advantage and scored two quick goals at the end of the first.

The Tyees poured it on in the second, peppering the Powell River goalie with 15 shots and tying the game at two.

Tyee goals were scored by Jake White from Nick Beattie and Dixon Wing.

The second goal was scored by Tyler Clark from Max Crawford and Kyle Bukauskas.

The third period began deadlocked at two and remained that way until five minutes left in the third when Powell River scored a power play goal.

The Tyees pulled their goalie and came close to tying the game up, but to no anvail.

The game ended with Powell River winning 3-2.

The Midget Tyees continue their playoff run with a home game against Port Alberni Saturday at 6:15 p.m. at Rod Brind’Amour Arena and then Sunday the Midget Tyees will travel to Parksville to take on the Oceanside Generals.