Rebels edge Penticton

The Castlegar Rebels went 3-1 during a busy week of KIJHL action.

Scott Morisseau of the Rebels tries to shoot the puck past Penticton goalie Austin Buzzell during Sunday's game at the Castlegar Complex.

Scott Morisseau of the Rebels tries to shoot the puck past Penticton goalie Austin Buzzell during Sunday's game at the Castlegar Complex.

The Castlegar Rebels edged the Penticton Lakers 3-2 on Sunday afternoon at the Castlegar Community Complex.

After a scoreless first period, Dylan Houle opened up the scoring at 19:06 of the second period assisted by Anthony Delong and Tyler Robinson.

Castlegar went up 2-0 a few minutes later with a goal from Braydon Horcoff assisted by Arthur Andrews and Kody Disher.

Penticton got on the board at 2:09 of the second with a power play marker from Steven Killy.

Delong put the Rebs up 3-1 with eight seconds left in the second. Assisting on Delong’s goal were Horcoff and Andrews.

The Lakers cut the lead to 3-2 with another power play goal at 11:58 of the third period by Kale Erickson.

Castlegar held off the Lakers late game onslaught for the win.

On Saturday, the Rebels were down in Spokane where they fell to the Braves 4-3. Scoring for Castlegar were Stuart Walton, Riley Ostoforoff and Anthony Delong.

On a rare Thursday outing, Castlegar handled Grand Forks 7-1.

Walton led the Rebels with two goals and an assist, while Daylen Pearson added a goal and two helpers. Also scoring were Delong, Kody Disher, Jored Johnson, and Erik Alden.