The Fernie Ghostriders triumphed 3-1 against the Columbia Valley Rockies at the Fernie Memorial Arena on Friday, January 29th.
While there was no scoring by either team during the first, the second period was full of action.
Luke Bellerose, a Rockies forward, scored the first goal of the evening, putting the Rockies into a 1-0 lead.
Ghostriders players Coleton Dawson and Ty Carron tied up the game 1-1 within less than two minutes left. Shortly afterwards, Ghostriders athletes Justin Peers and Mack Differenz put the team into a 2-1 lead after scoring during a power play.
The Ghostriders scored the winning goal during a power play thanks to Evan Reid and Jeff Orser, giving the Junior B team a 3-1 victory.
Rockies beat Braves
The Columbia Valley Rockies won 6-3 against the Spokane Braves at the Eddie Mountain Memorial Arena on Saturday, January 30th.
Micheal Cardinal, Davin Burton and Kobe Eagletail worked together to score in the first, putting the Rockies into a 1-0 lead early in the game. However, Braves athletes Connor McIntosh, Kyle Donaldson and Kurtis Redding promptly came together to score a goal of their own, making it a 1-1 tie by the end of the first.
During the second, Bellerose scored, putting the Rockies back in the lead thanks to an assist from Cardinal and Burton.
Then, Rockies forward Doan Smith scored during a power play with assists from his teammates Cardinal and Burton.
Forward Harrison Davies pushed the Rockies into a 4-1 lead against the Braves during his power play goal, which was promptly followed up with another power play goal for the Rockies from forward Nolan Menard.
But the Braves bit back during the third, scoring two goals immediately.
Smith scored the Rockies’ final goal with help from Bellerose and Swab —