Academy U13s Just Lose Out After Great Fightback

The Widnes Wild Junior Academy Under 13 team put in a battling and highly entertaining performance against their Deeside counterparts before eventually losing 5-7 at Planet Ice Widnes on Sunday.

The Wild team actually scored first after just 56 seconds of the game but were pegged back and were losing 1-3 by the time they scored their second goal on 8 minutes.

It was 2-5 at the end of the first period but a terrific fightback saw them score 3 unanswered goals to level the score on 33 minutes at 5-5 but two late goals for Deeside handed the points to the visitors.

The Wild U13s are away to Deeside this Saturday 2nd March – 4.45pm face off – and then at home on Saturday 9th March when they take on Nottingham U13s at Planet Ice Widnes. That game starts at 6.50pm and admission is free.


  • Sunday 24th February 2019 – EIHA North Under 13 Division 3 Wild
  • Academy U13s 5 – Deeside Dragons U13s 7
  • Period Scores: 2-5, 2-0, 1-2
  • Shots on Goal: Widnes 30 – Deeside 46 (7-16, 6-21, 9-17)
  • Penalties In Minutes: Widnes 6 – Deeside 6
  • Widnes Scoring: Adam Vigh-Yecsey 3+0, Aidan Lamb and Cody Ogden both 1+0, Nicholas Highcock 0+3, Jared Knowles & Harry Gilbert both 0+1
  • Report by Paul Breeze (
  • Photos by Geoff White (

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