The Columbia Valley Rockies won 4-3 against the Castlegar Rebels at the Castlegar Complex on Friday, October 30th.
“Friday, in Castlegar, we started really strong and were able to jump out to a lead,” said Wade Dubielewicz, Rockies coach. “Our power play was clicking and was the difference in the game.”
Rockies player Donoven Quintin edged out the Rebels to score the first goal with assists from Micheal Cardinal and Colton Sandboe during a powerplay in the first. With less than a minute behind the Junior B team, Rockies player Malcolm Fenelon scored another goal with assists from Kolten Nelson and Zachary Ross.
However, Rebels player Darren Medeiros gained some ground when he scored on the
Rockies player Cardinal brought the Rockies further ahead, bringing the score up to 3-1 at the end of the first.
The Rebels put up a fight and brought home another goal during the second period.
During the third, Fenelon scored the Rockies’ winning goal with assists from Cardinal and Quintin.
Rebels player Ed Lindsey wrapped up the game when he scored the team’s final goal.
Rockies versus Dynamiters
The Kimberley Dynamiters outplayed the Rockies 5-1 at the Eddie Mountain Memorial on Saturday, October 31st.
“We didn’t have the same jump on Saturday as we did on Friday,” said Mr. Dubielewicz. “Kimberley played a physical game and I think the long bus ride after (the last game meant) we didn’t have enough gas in the tank to push back.”
The Rockies scored their only goal during the second period when Luke Bellerose took a shot with assists from Zachary Ross and Harrison Davies.
The next game will be when the Rockies take on the Sicamous Eagles at 7:30 p.m. in the Eddie on Friday, November 6th.