Bantam House Jets lose to South Okanagan

The Summerland Birdei Bantam House Jets hosted South Okanagan in exhibition play on the weekend, finishing with a 6-4 loss.

Summerland Minor Hockey

Summerland Minor Hockey

The Summerland Birdei Bantam House Jets hosted South Okanagan in exhibition play on the weekend, finishing with a 6-4 loss.

The teams were well matched and the game was scoreless for almost 12 minutes, before the visitors put one past Jets goalie Ben Lewis. Five minutes later Rylan Campbell replied for the Jets.

Two minutes into the second period South Okanagan regained the lead. Two minutes later, Campbell replied again. The period ended in a draw.

South Okanagan took a two point lead mid-way through the final period.

Tristan Preston, assisted by Jackson Wagner, put another on the scoreboard for the Jets. In the last minute of play, the Jets pulled Lewis. The six skaters poured on the pressure, but a South Okanagan player managed to steal the puck, sending it end to end for an empty net goal, winning the match 6-4.

The Bantam House Jets will finish their season in a few weeks, hosting a tournament.