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Rebels fit to be tied in Fernie

Castlegar Rebels forward Diego Bartlett is ready for action in a recent game. - Craig Lindsay
Castlegar Rebels forward Diego Bartlett is ready for action in a recent game.
— image credit: Craig Lindsay

The Castlegar Rebels and the Fernie Ghostriders tied 3-3 in KIJHL action Saturday night in Fernie.

After a scoreless first period, the home team opened up the scoring with two goals early in the second. Stu Walton put the Rebs on the board at 5:47 of the second with a power play marker assisted by Diego Bartlett and Jamie Vlanich.

Aaron Neufeld put Fernie up 3-1 with a minute and a half left in the second stanza.

Down two goals in the third period, the Rebels rallied back. Bartlett scored 45 seconds into the third, assisted by Vlanich. Vlanich then got the game tying goal with just 30 seconds left in the game, assisted by Walton and Bartlett.

Connor Beauchamp was in goal for the Rebs and stopped 35 Fernie shots.

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