Saints march into Christmas with pair of losses

The Selkirk College Saints closed out the first half of their hockey season with a pair of losses to Thompson Rivers University

The Selkirk College Saints closed out the first half of their hockey season with a pair of losses to Thompson Rivers University (TRU) Wolfpack in Kamloops this past weekend.

On Friday, TRU hammered the hapless Saints 12-2 behind a hat-trick from Andrew Fisher and a goal and three assists each from Duncan Schulz, Jassi Sangha, and Joshua MacDonald.

Scott Jago And Jordan Wood scored the only goals for Selkirk.

The game on Saturday night was much closer with Selkirk coming back from a 4-1 deficit only to lose 6-5.

Andrew Green and Justin Sotkowy scored two each to lead the Saints, while Garrett Kucher added a single.

With five losses in a row, Selkirk (3-wins, 10-losses, 0-ties) is now tied for last place in B.C. Intercollegiate Hockey League standings with the University of Victoria.

Selkirk returns to action on Jan. 7 and 8 when they travel to the provincial capital to face the University of Victoria Vikes.