Steam play to overtime loss and win

The Summerland Steam finished the weekend with an overtime loss followed by a win in Junior B hockey action.

The Summerland Steam finished the weekend with an overtime loss followed by a win in Junior B hockey action.

On Saturday, the team travelled to Kamloops to face the Storm, playing to a 3-2 loss in overtime.

Summerland opened scoring with a goal by Michael Winnitoy at 16:31. The assist was by Paulsen Lautard.

A power play goal by Kamloops brought the game to a tie.

The second period was scoreless.

In the third period, Kienan Scott scored an unassisted goal for the Steam, but Kamloops responded to tie the game once more.

A goal in overtime secured the win for the Storm.

The outcome was more favourable for the Steam on Sunday, when the team defeated the Spokane Braves in a 4-2 home ice win.

The Braves opened with a power play goal in the first period and a power play goal in the second period to take the lead.

At 2:02 in the second period, Kienan Scott scored for the Steam on a power play, with assists by Riley Hunt and Lautard.

Summerland dominated in the third period with three goals.

At 17:06, Olli Dickson scored with assists by Sam Nigg and Nelson Hurry.

At 2:45, Dylan Burton scored with assists by Nigg and Dickson.

The final goal was an empty net goal by Scott, with the assist by Lautard.

Summerland is in third place out of the five teams in the Okanagan/Shuswap Conference: Okanagan Division of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League.

The team has 15 wins, 12 losses, one tie and two overtime losses.

Next action for the Steam will be on Saturday, Dec. 28 against the Coyotes in Osoyoos. The next home game will be on Sunday, Dec. 29 when the team hosts Osoyoos. Game time is 2 p.m.