CONDORSTON, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors (27-23-6-2; .534) battled against the division leaders but couldn’t overcome an early deficit, and fell against the Ontario Reign (38-15-4-1, .698) 5-2 Tuesday night at Rabobank Arena.
- ONTARIO GOAL: LW Joel Lowry (2nd) wrist shot from the right circle. Assists: Crescenzi; Time of goal: 3:20; ONT leads 1-0
- ONTARIO GOAL: RW Jonny Brodzinski (12th) banged in a centering feed from the low slot. Assists: Mersch, Gravel; Time of goal: 3:48; ONT leads 2-0
- ONTARIO GOAL: LW Ryan Horvat (5th) redirection from the top of the crease. Assists: Raine, Leitner; Time of goal: 11:24; ONT leads 3-0
- CONDORS GOAL: C Josh Currie (6th) weaved into the slot and buried a wrist shot. Assist: Winquist, LaLeggia; Time of goal: 13:03: ONT leads 3-1
- Shots: BAK: 9 | ONT – 12
- ONTARIO GOAL: RW Justin Auger (15th) wrist shot from the right corner boards. Unassisted; Time of goal: 7:44; ONT leads 4-1
- CONDORS GOAL: D Dillon Simpson (3rd) wrist shot from the left circle. Assists: Winquist, Roy; Time of goal: 18:30; ONT leads 4-2
- Shots: BAK: 17 | ONT – 10
- ONTARIO GOAL: RW Sean Backman (20th) empty netter. Assists: Mersch; Time of goal: 19:24; ONT leads 5-2
- Shots: BAK: 15 | ONT – 5
– LW Josh Winquist had two assists
– The Condors outshot Ontario 32-16 over the final two periods
– The Reign improved to 28-0-0-0 when leading after two periods
– Scratches: Platzer, Moroz, Khaira, Laurikainen
After a quick road trip to Texas, the Condors return home next weekend for two big promotions. Friday, Apr. 1 against San Jose is Team Card Set Giveaway, sponsored by My 45 KiX 92.1 and Rabobank. The first 2,000 fans 5 and older get a set of cards from the team’s inaugural AHL campaign.