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Nelson evens series with tight 2-1 win in Castlegar

Rebel forward Anthony Delong celebrates after putting the team up 3-1 against Nelson on Friday night. - Craig Lindsay
Rebel forward Anthony Delong celebrates after putting the team up 3-1 against Nelson on Friday night.
— image credit: Craig Lindsay

The Nelson Leafs defeated the Castlegar Rebels 2-1 on Saturday night in game two of their KIJHL first round play-off series at the Castlegar Community Complex.

Linden Horswill open scoring at 1:28 of the second period to give Nelson a 1-0 lead. Scott Morisseau tied the game at 1-1 with a quick wrist shot at 13:01 of the third period.

Johnathan Petrash got the game winner for the Leafs with a power play marker at 5:56 of the third period.

The series is now tied at 1-1 apiece with games three and four going Monday and Tuesday in Nelson.

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