Thursday, October 23, 2014 - Submitted by W. George Elliott - Similkameen News Leader
Submitted by W. George Elliott Copyright 2014 Similkameen News Leader Used by Permission
POSSE BEAT KNIGHTS…AGAIN
Princeton Posse hosted North Okanagan Knights October 18th for their second match in the Similkameen Valley in four nights. Princeton blanked North Okanagan 3-0 on October 15th. The Saturday night game saw no scoring in the first period although the Posse had out shot the Knights 14-7. Ryan Pereverzoff of North Okanagan scored the first goal of the game at 1:08 of the second period. Christopher Motoska earned an assist on the play. Princeton tied the game at13:36 when Kyle Bergh snapped in a shot off a pass from Connor Sloan. Trevor Pereverzoff was credited with the second assist. The Posse took control of the period taking the lead on the power play at 11:02. North Okanagan’s Austin Fournier had just been sent to the penalty box to serve two minutes for ‘Closing Hand on Puck’ when Princeton’s Trevor Pereverzoff scored the goal. Assists went to Colton St. John and Eden Dubchak. Princeton extended their lead to 3-1 when Keith Comte added a goal at 7:42. Cody Lassiter was credited for helping with an assist. Then at 6:46 the Posse bagged another goal (Kyle Bergh from Thomas Cankovic and Connor Sloan). Princeton’s domination extended into the third period with Goal #5 at18:11 scored by Thomas Cankovic. Kyle Bergh earned a point for helping. North Okanagan managed to capitalize on a power play with Thomas Cankovic serving an Interference call. The Knights score their second goal of the night while Cankovic’s penalty was just about finished. Austin Garrington was credited with the marker with Dryden Profeit earning an assist. The Knights fought back scoring again at 12:30 (Logan Geefs from Ryan Pereverzoff) but could not mount a complete comeback. By this point emotions were running high and at 11:47 North Okanagan’s Mitchell Lukacs and Princeton’s Craig Thompson went toe-to-toe. Both left the game with five-minute fighting penalties and Game Misconducts. Final score: Princeton 5, North Okanagan 3. Shots on Goal: Princeton 27, North Okanagan 22. Penalties in Minutes: Princeton 7 for 25-minutes, North Okanagan 6 for 23-minutes. Princeton went 1 for 3 (33.3%) on the power play while North Okanagan earned a 25% stat going 1 for 4 in the same category.