The Columbia Valley Rockies won 5-3 against the Fernie Ghostriders at the Eddie Mountain Memorial Arena on Friday, October 2nd. The Ghostriders finished the 2014-15 regular season at the top of the Eddie Mountain division and second overall in the league.
After Fernie started off the first with a 2-0 lead, the Columbia Valley Rockies Junior B team made a comeback.
“It’s still a work in progress, but ultimately, I’m happy with the results tonight,” said Wade Dubielewicz, Rockies head coach, after the game.
During the second period, Rockies player Damon Raven scored a goal with assists from his teammates Kellen Marchand and Layne Hunter. Within three minutes of the last goal, Rockies player Jayden Jefferson brought the game up to a tie game after an assist from Will Reynish.
However, the Ghostriders slid back into the lead with 11:58 left in the game when Evan Reid dropped in on the Rockies with another point.
But the Columbia Valley Rockies turned heads when Colton Robb, Donoven Quinten and Raven each scored a goal during the third period.
Connor McKay was rewarded for his efforts with the Home Star of the game.