The Castlegar Rebels crushed the Grand Forks Border Bruins 11-0 on Thursday night in GF. The Rebs were led by a hat-trick from forward Diego Bartlett, who was fresh off scoring the winning goal for Trail Smokies over Vernon as a recent Junior A call-up.
Bartlett picked up the first star, while Rebel d-man Aaron Brewer grabbed the second star with a five point performance which included a goal and for assists.
Also scoring for Castlegar, which had period leads of 2-0 after one and 7-0 after two period, were Bryan Lubin and Erik Alden with two each, and Riley Ostoforoff, Darren Medieros and Kody Disher.
Connor Beauchamp picked up the shut-out win in net for the Rebs, turning away all 21 GF shots.
Castlegar host Creston Valley tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the rec complex. The two teams play Saturday in Creston at the Johnny Bucyk Arena.