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Busy weekend ahead at Castlegar complex

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Derek Kaye

Castlegar News contributor

 

The past weekend featured a tie and a win for the Castlegar Rebels. Friday the Rebels tied the Golden Rockets 2 - 2.

With no scoring till the third period it was a close game with no goals scored in overtime and goals on net almost equal with the Rebels firing 33 shots versus the Rockets 37. The Rebels Diego Bartlett led the game in points with one goal and an assist.

Saturday Night the Rebels faced-off against the Columbia Valley Rockies and left Invermere victorious with a score of 4 - 3. The Rebels opened scoring midway through the first period with a goal by Darren Medeiros (Jeremy McNeil).

The second period scoring was dominated by the Rockies scoring three times. But the Rebels tied it with two goals in the the third and winning in the first period of overtime with a goal by Jeremy McNeil (Connor Beauchemin).

Rebels Captain Kody Disher is positive about the New Year and coming play-offs commenting that the team had come together playing well in the weekend's games.

The Rebels play a pair of games this weekend on home ice with the Nelson Leafs on Friday and the Kelowna Chiefs on Saturday. Both games get started at 7:30 p.m.

This weekend the Selkirk Saints also grace the Castlegar Complex with the last exhibition game before the regular season on Sunday against Williston State at 3 p.m.

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