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Rebels take out Ghostriders 5-2 led by Walton

Aaron Petten of the Castlegar Rebels brings the puck over the blue line during Friday
Aaron Petten of the Castlegar Rebels brings the puck over the blue line during Friday's game against Fernie at the Castlegar Complex.
— image credit: Craig Lindsay

The Castlegar Rebels knocked off the Fernie Ghostriders 5-2 on Friday night at the Castlegar Community Complex. Veteran forward Stuart Walton led the Rebs with two goals, while Brenden Heinrich and Kody Disher had a goal and an assist each.

Also scoring for Castlegar was Dylan Sibbald.

The Rebs led 2-1 after one period. The 'Riders tied the game two minutes into the third period with a goal from Ben Primeau. After that it was all Rebels, as the Castlegar squad scored three straight to seal the win.

Connor Beauchamp picked up the win for Castlegar, turning away 26 Fernie shots.

The two teams play again tomorrow in Fernie.

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