Sicamous Eagles’ forward Nathan Grieve fights for control of the puck during Saturday’s home game versus the Columbia Valley Rockies. Sicamous earned a 4-2 win.

Sicamous Eagles’ forward Nathan Grieve fights for control of the puck during Saturday’s home game versus the Columbia Valley Rockies. Sicamous earned a 4-2 win.

Jr. B Eagles take 4-2 win in rumble with the Rockies

Sicamous Eagles were rocked by Rockets, conquered the Rockies and swept away by the Storm during Junior B hockey action last weekend.

The Sicamous Eagles were rocked by Rockets, conquered the Rockies and swept away by the Storm during Junior B hockey action last weekend.

On Friday, Jan. 10, the Eagles were at the Golden Arena where they suffered a narrow defeat to the Golden Rockets.

First frame ended with a 3-1 tally for Golden, with Darien Head scoring the single for Sicamous. Both teams added a goal in the second period, with the Eagles’ marker scored by Matthew Maetche from Carter Hansen and Jayce Davis.

Stewart Coyle potted the Eagles’ third goal, with an assist by Nathan Grieve.

On Saturday, Jan. 11, the Eagles were back on home ice to play the Columbia Valley Rockies. The contest ended in a 4-2 win for the Eagles, with Davis being first to light up the board with a marker at 8:56 in the first period. In the second, a Rockies’ marker at 16:52 was matched by a goal by Eagle Stephen Hawco, assisted by Grieve. Hawco converted a power play midway through the third frame to add his second goal of the night, again with the assistance of Grieve, as well as Darien Head.

Devin Gerun potted the winning goal for Sicamous at 1:10, with assists by Tyson Taylor and Nicholas Astasiewicz.

On Sunday night, Jan. 12, the Eagles were in Kamloops where they came out on the losing end of a 6-3 tally versus the Storm.

Gerun potted an early marker in the second frame, on the heels of a three-goal lead for the Storm. Astasiewicz responded to a fourth goal by the Storm with one of his own, wrapping the period up at 4-2 for Kamloops.

The Storm added two more near the halfway point in the third frame, with the game’s final goal scored by Maetche, assisted by Davis.

 

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