Condors fall in Ontario

ONTARIO, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors (28-27-7-2; .508) opened the scoring, but the Ontario Reign (42-18-4-1, .685) scored three third period goals en route to a 4-1 win on Friday night at Citizens Business Bank Arena. With the loss, Bakersfield is still alive in the playoff race, but needs to win their final four games and get help to remain in the chase.
MEDIA: Box Score


  • CONDORS GOAL: D Brad Hunt (12th) from the point on the power play. Assists: Winquist, Roy; Time of goal: 19:58; BAK leads, 1-0
  • Shots: BAK – 12 | ONT – 12
  • REIGN GOAL: C Brett Sutter (9th) from in tight on a rebound. Assists: Mersch, Forbort; Time of goal: 10:27; Game tied, 1-1
  • Shots: BAK: 8 | ONT – 10
  • REIGN GOAL: RW Justin Auger (18th) in front off a face-off. Assists: Lowry, Newbury; Time of goal: 7:10; ONT leads, 2-1
  • REIGN GOAL: LW Joel Lowry (3rd) from the right-wing circle. Assists: Crescenzi, MacDermid; Time of goal: 12:24; ONT leads, 3-1
  • REIGN EMPTY-NET GOAL: Lowry (4th)
  • Shots: BAK: 11 | ONT: 13
Three Stars: 1. Lowry (ONT) 2. Auger (ONT) 3. Newbury (ONT)
Final Shots: BAK: 31 | ONT – 35
Power plays: BAK: – 1/1 | ONT – 0/1
BAK – Rimmer (2-1-1; 34/31)
ONT – Budaj (40-14-4; 31/30)
– D Caleb Jones made his professional debut out of Portland (WHL)
– Scratches: Klinkhammer, Waltz, Pageau, Hamilton, Pitlick, Benik
– Attendance: 9,389
Meet The Incredible Hulk tomorrow night
The Condors play their final home weekend game Saturday against the Reign. The Incredible Hulk will be in the house, meeting fans and posing for pics in the Condors Photo Booth, sponsored by Hits 93.1 and Instant Storage. Doors open at 6 p.m., the puck drops of 7 p.m. Contact the Condors for more information at 324-PUCK (7825).