The Newfoundland Growlers suffered their first defeat of the season – a 6-2 setback at the hands of the South Carolina Stingrays, Thursday night at Mary Brown’s Centre.
Newfoundland had started the season with three straight wins.
South Carolina took a 3-0 lead midway through the first period and never looked back.
Tate Singleton and Grant Cruikshank found the back of the net for Newfoundland.
Both teams tangle again, 7 p.m. Saturday night at Mary Brown’s Centre.