Walton leads Rebels past Spokane

The Castlegar Rebels beat Spokane 5-4 in KIJHL action Saturday night at the Castlegar Complex.

Two goals and an an assist from Stuart Walton paced the Castlegar Rebels past the Spokane Braves in a tight 5-4 game on Saturday night at the Castlegar Complex.

Sean Collins opened up the scoring for Spokane early in the first period. The Rebels than scored three straight (Walton, Aaron Petten, and Dylan Ribbald) to go up 3-1.

The teams exchanged goals a couple of times in the third period with Tyler Peltran and Justin Bonnano scoring for the Braves and Kody Disher and Walton scoring again for the home team.

Alex Peltran scored a power play goal at the 1:41 mark of the third period to bring Spokane to within a single goal but the Lilac city squad couldn’t find the equalizer.