The Vernon Vipers continued their impressive play on home ice with a 6-3 victory over the Trail Smoke Eaters. The win once allows the Vipers to leapfrog the idle Penticton Vees to take over sole possession of the Interior Division lead. It was a hard fought game in front of 1325 fans.
Here is the official scoring summary:
|Vernon Vipers at 4:08 – TJ Dumonceaux from Riley Guenther and Josh Bryan|
|Vernon Vipers at 7:13 – Riley Guenther from Michael McNicholas and Dexter Dancs|
|Trail Smoke Eaters at 9:46 – Joel Webb from Riley Brandt and Greyson Reitmeier|
|Trail Smoke Eaters at 0:42 – Colby Livingstone from Joel Webb and Jake Lucchini|
|Vernon Vipers at 5:52 (PP) – Jason Bird from Michael McNicholas and TJ Dumonceaux|
|Vernon Vipers at 6:41 – Josh Bryan from TJ Dumonceaux and Jared Wilson|
|Trail Smoke Eaters at 13:25 – Colby Livingstone from Braden Pears and Dylan Bowen|
|Vernon Vipers at 17:36 – Dexter Dancs from Riley Guenther and Michael McNicholas|
|Vernon Vipers at 19:17 (EN)– Chase McMurphy from Dexter Dancs and Jared Wilson|
Shots – Vernon 35 Trail 28
Powerplays – Vernon 1 for 4 Trail 0 for 5
3 Stars – 1) Riley Guenther 2) TJ Dumonceaux 3) Josh Bryan
Fortis BC Energy – Michael Statchuk
The Vipers will now hit the road for a three game road swing starting Friday night in Victoria. All the action is on 107.5 KissFM starts at 7pm from the Bear Mountain Arena.