Before the game was even a minute old, the Susquehannock ice hockey team found itself already trailing.
It was only a sign of things to come. The Warriors fell to Penn Manor, 9-2, on Sunday night, Dec. 3, in Central Penn Interscholastic Hockey League Rothrock Division action at Lancaster Ice Rink.
The loss for Susquehannock kept it winless on the season at 0-5-2. Penn Manor improved to 2-4.
After Penn Manor struck quickly, it went on to score four more goals in the first period to build a 5-0 lead after one period. The barrage only continued, with Penn Manor taking an 8-0 lead after two periods.
The Warriors finally found the back of the net in the final frame, scoring twice. Owen Marcase and Matthew McGillin each scored. Alan Reider and Tyler Darragh each tallied assists for Susquehannock.
Seven different Penn Manor players had multi-point games, led by Vincent Palmieri's one-goal, three-assist night.