Tips win two in exhibition

Hockey Academy: Silvertips battle POE in showcase.

  • Feb. 26, 2014 10:00 a.m.

The Scotiabank Bantam Tier 2 Silvertips won both games this past weekend in exhibition play.

On Saturday, the Silvertips defeated the Merritt Centennials 7-2 at the Shaw Centre. Evan Hughes led the offence, scoring four goals and adding one assist. Other goals were scored by Steven Luchkanych, Trent Thompson and Dylan McBeth.

Chipping in with assists were Matthew Dolinar, Ben Wardman, Jason Herd, Aaron Plessis, Harley Bootsma, Dylan McBeth and Trent Thompson.

Devon Blackmore earned the victory in goal.

On Sunday, the Scotiabank crew played a solid game at both ends of the rink, defeating Kamloops 6-2 at the Shaw Centre.

Trent Thompson and Evan Hughes each scored two goals while Jordan Campagnolo and Dylan McBeth added singles.

Tyler Chartier, Jason Herd, Aaron Plessis and Ben Wardman picked up assists. Defencemen Cameron Watson and Noah Paterson had very strong games in their own end in support of Ryan Freed, who played an excellent game in the Silvertips goal earning the victory.

The Bantam Tier 2 Silvertips are playing in the Hockey Academy Showcase next weekend, hosted by Pursuit of Excellence (POE), with a game on Saturday versus the Edge Hockey Academy from Calgary at 11:45 a.m. in the Winfield Arena.


Salmon Arm Observer