Great Britain Under-16s were beaten 4-1 by Baltu Vilki in their first game of the day at the Riga Hockey Cup in Latvia.
Mykyta Bondariev’s powerplay goal put Baltu ahead while Serhii Levchenko made it 2-0, also on the man advantage.
Rūdis Auziņš scored Baltu’s third before GB closed the cap as Brodie Kay’s pass was touched in by Kyle Carruth for his second goal of the tournament (powerplay).
Mārcis Smirnovs scored into an empty net to secure victory for Baltu.
GB’s second of three games today is against Frisk Asker which faces-off at 15:30 UK time.
Riga Hockey Cup – Great Britain Under-16s schedule and results
Friday 22nd April
GB U16s 1-0 Gelezinis Vilkas – Goal: Alfie Druet
Ogre 5-1 GB U16s – Goal: Kyle Carruth
GB U16s 0-3 Poland U16s
Saturday 23rd April
GB U16s 1-4 Baltu Vilki – Goal: Kyle Carruth
Frisk Asker v GB U16s – 17:30 (15:30 UK) – click here to watch the webcast
Jelgavas LSS v GB U16s – 21:15 (19:15 UK) – click here to watch the webcast
Sunday 24th April
TBC – tournament placing and medal games