Steam add three hockey wins

The Summerland Steam earned three wins in recent Junior B hockey action.

The Summerland Steam earned three wins in recent Junior B hockey action.

On Oct. 18, the Steam travelled to Invermere, playing to a 4-3 overtime win against the Columbia Valley Rockies.

The Rockies took the lead with a goal in the first period.

At 13:40 in the second period, Paulsen Lautard scored from Jack Mills, bringing the game to a tie.

Columbia Valley responded with a power play goal at 9:38 to regain the lead.

In the third period, Lathan McKinney scored on a power play at 13:11. Lautard and Michael McEachern assisted.

The Rockies scored at 8:22, but Summerland responded at 2:21 with a goal by Cole Woodliffe. Lautard had the assist.

The winning goal came at 2:09 in overtime when Riley Pettitt scored, assisted by Lautard.

On Oct. 19, the Steam travelled to Golden,defeating the Rockets in a 5-2 decision.

Mills opened scoring for the Steam with a power play goal at 16:3. McEachern and Woodliffe had the assists.

The next Summerland goal came at 12:33 when Saretsky scored, assisted by Cody Egilson.

Pettitt then scored for the Steam at 11:30, assisted by Jarrett Malchow and Lautard.

Golden responded with a power play goal at 1:46.

In the second period, Woodliffe scored twice. The first goal, at 13:22, was assisted by Saretsky. The second came at 1:29, with assists by Lautard and Mills.

The sole goal in the third period was a power play by Golden at 11:31.

On Friday, the Steam hosted the Kelowna Chiefs, playing to a 5-2 win.

In the first period, Braden Eliuk of the Steam scored at 5:59, with assists from Saretsky and Mills.

At 0:37, Williams scored on a power play. The assists were by Eliuk and Saretsky.

The Steam’s lead increased in the second period with a goal by Lautard at 0:42. McKinney had the assist.

The Chiefs began the third period with two goals, but Summerland responded at 4:43 with a goal by Nelson Hurry. Lautard had the assist.

The final Summerland goal came at 3:24 on a power play by Alec Williams. Lautard and Wyatt Gale assisted.