Summerland adds one win, one loss

The Summerland Steam defeated the Kelowna Chiefs in Junior B hockey action on the weekend, but lost to the first-place Osoyoos Coyotes.

Tristan Bukovic of the Summerland Steam takes control of the puck during a game against the Kelowna Chiefs on Friday evening. Summerland won that game 6-4.

The Summerland Steam defeated the Kelowna Chiefs in Junior B hockey action on the weekend, but lost to the first-place Osoyoos Coyotes.

On Friday, playing before a home crowd, the Steam defeated Kelowna in a 6-4 decision.

Summerland dominated the first period with four goals.

At 17:01, Lathan McKinney scored from Riley Pettitt and Michael McEachern to take the lead.

The chiefs answered back with a goal at 15:17.

At 10:12, Jack Mills scored, with the assist by Cole Woodliffe.

Pettitt then scored on a power play at 3:51, assisted by Wyatt Gale and Cole Williams. At 2:56, Nelson Hurry scored on a power play. Tristan Bukovic and Mills assisted.

The second period featured two goals by the Chiefs.

In the third period, Bukovic scored for the Steam at 16:28. Nathan Iannone had the assist.

The Chiefs responded with a goal at 13:42, but were not able to break the Steam’s lead.

The final Summerland goal came at 4:34 when Gale scored, assisted by Adam Jones.

On Saturday, the Steam travelled to Osoyoos, playing to a 7-2 loss against the Coyotes.

Summerland began with a power play goal at 16:40 when Woodliffe scored, assisted by Mills and Braden Eliuk.

The Coyotes brought the game to a tie with a power play goal at 4:38.

In the second period, the Coyotes dominated with three consecutive goals before Summerland was able to score again.

At 5:27, Tyson Klingspohn scored on a power play, assisted by Pettitt and McEachern.

The Coyotes ended the period by scoring a power play goal with nine seconds remaining.

The third period saw two more Osoyoos goals to end the game.