GAME RECAP: Condors 3, Ontario 1

CONDORSTOWN, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors (9-9-3; 21pts) moved into third in the Pacific Division with a 3-1 victory over the Ontario Reign (9-10-2, 20pts) in front of a sellout crowd of 8,981 at Mechanics Bank Arena. RW Josh Currie scored the 21st Teddy Bear Toss goal in team history as the Condors earned a win in front of the fourth largest crowd in team history. The game was presented by Eyewitness News, KERN 1180, and Three-Way Chevrolet.
  • CONDORS GOAL: RW Josh Currie (11th) from the slot sent the teddy bears flying; Assists: Marody, Bouchard; Time of goal: 16:20; BAK leads, 1-0
  • SHOTS: BAK- 13, ONT – 8
  • CONDORS GOAL: LW Tomas Jurco (3rd) redirected a centering pass; Assists: Marody, Yamamoto; Time of goal: 10:12; BAK leads, 2-0
  • SHOTS: BAK – 8, ONT – 9
  • CONDORS GOAL: RW Kailer Yamamoto (5th) knocked in a rebound on the power play; Assists: Bouchard, Lagesson; Time of goal: :32; BAK leads, 3-0
  • REIGN GOAL: LW Lance Bouma (5th) on his own rebound; Assists: Rymsha, Clague; Time of goal: 1:49; BAK leads, 3-1
  • SHOTS: BAK- 15, ONT – 13
  • THREE STARS: 1. Yamamoto (BAK) 2. Currie (BAK) 3. Starrett (BAK)
  • POWER PLAYS: BAK – 1/7; ONT – 0/9
  • SHOTS ON GOAL: BAK – 36; ONT – 30
  • GOALTENDERS: BAK – Starrett (2-1-0; 30/29) ; ONT – Petersen (9-8-2; 36/33)
  • The Condors are now 10-10-1 on Teddy Bear Toss all-time; the bears will be counted on FOX 58 live with Josh Currie from 7-9 a.m. on Monday morning
  • It was Shane Starrett’s first start since Oct. 13 due to injury
  • Cooper Marody (2a), Evan Bouchard (2a), and Kailer Yamamoto (1g-1a) all had multi-point nights
  • Tomas Jurco had missed three games due to injury, but scored in his return
  • The crowd was the fourth largest in team history, the second largest in Teddy Bear Toss history, and the third largest indoors (#1 is the Outdoor Classic)
  • Scratches: Dylan Wells, Vincent Desharnais,  Miles Koules, Jake Kulevich, Jakob Stukel