Arturo Torres scored twice for Lynden, helping the Lions top Squalicum 3-1 on Friday, March 22, in a Northwest Conferece match at Civic Stadium.
"Arturo had his first goal of the year, and we were waiting for him to get his groove," Lynden coach Drew Smiley said in a phone interview. "It was a great battle. After we went up 3-1, Squalicum created pressure for the final 20 minutes."
Squalicum's lone goal came in the third minute of the match, but Lynden's Isaac Bogart answered right back less than a minute later.
Lynden (1-0-2 NWC, 2-1-4 overall) hosts Burlington-Edison on Tuesday, March 26, in a Northwest Conference match while Squalicum (0-1-1 NWC, 2-2-1 overall) travels to Sehome.
LYNDEN 3, SQUALICUM 1
Scoring: Goal: Gabe Guidroz (Squalicum), assist: Christian Chala, time: 3:00; Goal: Isaac Bogart (Lynden), assist: Arturo Torres, time: 3:00; Goal: Arturo Torres (Lynden), assist: Gerardo Quiroz, time: 5:00, Goal: Arturo Torres (Lynden), Assist: Gerardo Quiroz. 60:00. Shots on goal: Lynden 4; Squalicum 12. Goalies (saves): Lynden: Hector Gutierrez (10).Squalicum: Zach Hart/Trenton Langer (4).