C Marek Viedensky extended the lead to 2-0 when his shot from the slot beat Stewart at 2:45 of the third period. The Condors would mount a comeback when F Jake Morley finished off a scramble play around the Bulls net to make it 2-1 at 5:39. That was as close as the Condors would get though as C Jordan Morrison added the insurance goal at 9:26 for 3-1 lead. Bakersfield pulled Stewart with two minutes left for the extra attacker, but could not get any closer and fell 3-1.
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CONDORS IN THE NATIONAL MEDIA
Queen Victoria, an Andean Condor, decided to steal the show at the Condors game on Friday night in Condorstown, eventually jumping into the Condors bench and running down the tunnel. While she and her handler John The Birdman of Las Vegas are fine, the incident has created an international news buzz with the clip being featured on Yahoo!, CNN, NESN and shown on ESPN and TSN. To watch the clip, click here.
The Condors head to San Francisco for games Saturday and Sunday. Bakersfield trails the Bulls in the standings by just seven points.
Next weekend, they return to home ice to host the Colorado Eagles next Friday and Saturday. Friday night, the first 2,000 kids 12 and under will get a Condors Rope Necklace, sponsored by La Campesina 92.5. Saturday night meet Batman, hanging out in the Condors Photo Booth, courtesy of La Caliente 96.9.