Fireballs lose to Penticton on weekend

The Summerland Fireball Atom Jets fought a hard battle against the Penticton #3 team resulting in a loss 6-5.

The Summerland Fireball Atom Jets fought a hard battle against the Penticton #3 team resulting in a loss 6-5 this weekend in Summerland.

The Fireballs came out strong with Holden Girard scoring a quick goal 1.5 minutes into the game.

Tyler Algar, assisted by Ethan Dunley-Owen, added to the score sheet with a great shot in the first period.

Lazar Michaud started off the second period with a bang and scored two quick goals assisted by Morgan Gove.

Sheldon Biggley was in net for the first period and a half and did an outstanding job and helped  his team to a 3-1 lead. Branden Tutkaluck was put into net for the second half of the game where Penticton found their way through the Jets to force Tutkluck to make a number of saves.

Amy Berekoff was  able to score one final goal but the Fireballs fell short of time and were unable to regain the lead.

The Summerland Fireball Atom Jets now have a record of 3-2  and stand in fourth in their league.

The Jets play next Saturday Nov. 8 at 10 a.m.  and will host a tournament Nov. 14 to 16 in Summerland.