Recaps from Thursday KIJHL playoff action

The 100 Mile House Wranglers rush to pressure a Chase Heat player at the point and protect their goalie.


Photo from the 100 Mile House Wranglers Facebook page

Ryan Piva gave the Kimberley Dynamiters a 4-0 lead en route to a 7-3 victory over the Creston Valley Thunder Cats. The Dynamiters clinched their series in five games.


Piva added two assists for a three-point night. Erik Delaire led the Dynamiters with a hat-trick, while Beau Larson collected four assists. Also scoring for the Dynamiters were Josh Maharchuk and Daniel Anton with two. Adam Anderson made 25 saves for the win. Scoring for the Thunder Cats, who got three unanswered goals, were Logan Berggren, Aiden Szautner and Corbin Cockerill.

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Khale Skinner scored a pair of goals to lead the 100 Mile House Wranglers past the Chase Heat 4-1. They won their series in five games. The Wranglers built a 4-0 lead, with additional goals by Cody Barnes and Cory Loring. Colton Nikiforuk scored for the Heat. Jordan Wilde made 40 saves for the Wranglers.


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The Kelowna Chiefs clinched their series in five games with a 3-2 overtime win over the North Okanagan Knights. Blain Worthing scored the clinching goal at 6:54 of the first overtime period. Kayson Gallant and Kaden Meszaros scored for the Chiefs, while the Knights got offence from Nic Bolin and Ty Tippett. Sean Kanervisto made 41 saves in the loss, while Braeden Mitchell made 20 saves on the night.