Rebels thankful for shutout

Friday and Saturday of the Thanksgiving weekend bore very different results for Castlegar's Jr. B KIJHL squad as it completed a home and home set with the Spokane Braves.

Rebel forward Connor Bowen attempts to split a pair of Braves – Gil Givens #16 and Nick Redding in Friday KIJHL action at the Castlegar Community Complex. Spokane would leave town with a 4-3 OT win only to be shut out 3-0 in the rematch the next night in Spokeane.

Rebel forward Connor Bowen attempts to split a pair of Braves – Gil Givens #16 and Nick Redding in Friday KIJHL action at the Castlegar Community Complex. Spokane would leave town with a 4-3 OT win only to be shut out 3-0 in the rematch the next night in Spokeane.

 

Friday and Saturday of the Thanksgiving weekend bore very different results for Castlegar’s Jr. B KIJHL squad as it completed a home and home set with the Spokane Braves. Friday night at the Castlegar Community Complex the Rebels jumped out to a 2-0 lead only to be eclipsed 4-3 by their guests in overtime. Saturdays game saw the Canadian visitors make a definitive statement with a 3-0 win.That does it for the Rebels until Friday, Oct. 14 when they’ll travel to Creston Valley for a date with the Thundercats.Following Thanksgiving weekend action the Rebels were solid occupants of third place in the KIJHL’s Neil Murdoch division with 11 points, seven clear of fourth place Spokane and trailing front-running Nelson (17 points) and second place Beaver Valley (14 points).