Swart Creek/Flushing season opener spoiled

Swartz Creek/Flushing’s Colton Giacumbo reaches for the puck during the season-opening loss to Alliance last Wednesday. Photo by Brandon Pope

Swartz Creek/Flushing’s Colton Giacumbo reaches for the puck during the season-opening loss to Alliance last Wednesday. Photo by Brandon Pope

CLAYTON TWP. — The newly-reconfigured Swartz Creek/Flushing Pride hockey team opened its season with a 9-2 loss to Alliance (LakeVille/ Goodrich/Almont/Imlay City/North Branch) at Iceland Arena last Wednesday.

Cam Beckwith netted Swartz Creek/Flushing’s first goal with the help of Jake Castles before Castles tallied on an unassisted goal.

“Our boys played hard and will continue to improve,” said Swartz Creek/Flushing coach Ben Guzak.

Although the schedule is currently a work in progress, Swartz Creek/ Flushing’s next slated game is on Dec. 5 against Grand Blanc at the Dort Federal Event Center. — B.P.

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