Bretton Park turned aside 31 shots to help the Columbia Valley Rockies defeat the Fernie Ghostriders 4-0 to sweep their series.
Connor Davison opened the scoring with 2:46 remaining in the first period. Colby Phillips led the Rockies with two goals, while Davison had a three-point night. Zachery Dovichak, No.19, pictured (Jennifer Small photo), scored the Rockies’ fourth goal. Ethan Fitzgerald made 23 saves for the Ghostriders.
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The Kimberley Dynamiters defeated the Creston Valley Thunder Cats 5-2. Mitch Fargey made it 3-1, and his goal proved to be the winner. Brock Palmer led the Dynamiters with a two-goal, four point night. Keegan McDowell collected three assists, while Daniel Anton had a pair. Blake Pilon made 21 saves. Ryan Patterson opened the scoring for the Thunder Cats, who also got a goal from Ty Grisdale, who added an assist. Benjamin Kruse also had two points for the Thunder Cats.
Jordan Wilde turned aside 30 shots in a 3-0 win for the 100 Mile House Wranglers over the Chase Heat. Cody Barnes opened the scoring 2:30 minutes into the game. Jackson Kowblick and Garrett Hunter also scored for the Wranglers. Vince Benedetto made 25 saves.
The Revelstoke Grizzlies defeated the Kamloops Storm 2-1 to sweep their series. Nathan Cohen-Wallis netted the winner midway through the third period. Carter Anderson also scored for the Grizzlies, while Therann Kincross scored for the Blazers. Noah Desouza turned aside 16 shots in the win. Ethan Paulin-Hatch faced 44 for the Storm.
A shorthanded goal by Nelson Leaf Tyler Pisiak led them to a 3-0 win in their sweep of the Spokane Braves. Tyler Badger and Reid Wilson also scored for the Leafs. Tenzin Mint turned aside 28 shots, Austin Madge made 36 saves for the Braves.
The Beaver Valley Nitehawks swept the Castlegar Rebels with a 4-1 win. Phillipe Lessard made it 2-1 for the Nitehawks, who opened the scoring on a goal by Lucas Anselmo. The Nitehawks scored three unanswered goals (Bradley Ross and Ryan MacDonald), starting with Lessard’s after Griffen Ryden even the game at one for the Rebels. Hunter Young made 33 saves in the win.
Patrick Reynolds scored the winner for the Kelowna Chiefs in a 6-1 decision over the North Okanagan Knights. Kayson Gallant led them with two goals and three points. Reynolds also added an assist, while Logan Keating, Marshall Porteous and Porter Dawson also scored. Braeden Mitchell turned aside 24 shots. Adam Volansky scored the lone Knights goal, making it 3-1.
The Princeton Posse swept their series over the Summerland Steam with a 5-4 victory in Summerland. Trent Crisp’s second of the night, making it 5-2, was the eventual winner. The Posse had jumped out to a 3-0 lead on goals by Colby Rhodes, Terrance Josephson and Crisp. Lane French and Jordon Woytas got the Steam back in with goals of their own. Austin O’Neil made it 5-3 and French added another. Josh Olson also scored for the Posse, who turned to Scott Bird to close out the series, making 25 saves.