The Nelson Leafs celebrate a goal against the Beaver Valley Nitehawks.
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Joe Davidson opened the scoring and Aiden Jenner led the Nelson Leafs with two goals en route to a 5-0 win over the Beaver Valley Nitehawks. Also scoring for the Leafs were Shawn Campbell and Keenan Crossman. Anderson Violette made 32 saves in the win (his second shutout), while Nitehawks goalie Hunter Young made 31 saves. The Leafs scored three of their goals on the man advantage.
The Kimberley Dynamiters defeated the Columbia Valley Rockies 3-0. All the offence came in the second period with Daniel Anton netting the winner. Brock Palmer rounded out the scoring with two on the power play. Cam Russell collected two assists, while Adam Anderson made 18 saves for his second shutout of the playoffs.
Just over three overtime periods were needed to decide a winner between the 100 Mile House Wranglers and the Revelstoke Grizzlies at the Revelstoke Forum. Cody Barnes gave the Wranglers a 3-2 victory 13 seconds into the fourth overtime period when Grizzlies goalie Andrew Palm mishandled the puck behind his net. The goalie made 46 saves on the night, while Jordan Wilde made a whopping 72 for the win. Wilde faced 42 shots in the overtime periods. The Wranglers opened the scoring on a goal by Kaden Dempsey with 15:33 remaining in the first period. In the second period, Harley Bootsma gave the Wranglers a 2-1 lead. Scoring for the Grizzlies were Sam Petruch and Aiden Bo Cornell, who tied the game with 8:29 left in the second period.
Kayson Gallant led the Kelowna Chiefs past the Princeton Posse 2-1. His goal came on the power play with 1:54 remaining in the second period. All the goals were scored in the second period. Marshall Porteous gave the Chiefs a 1-0 lead. Aden Saworski tied it for the Posse. Braeden Mitchell made 17 saves in the win, while Scott Bird made 41 saves in a losing effort.