Bantam Jets advance to league finals

The Summerland Dental Centre Bantam Jets are on their way to the league finals on the weekend.

The Summerland Dental Centre Bantam Jets are on their way to the league finals on the weekend.

The Jets bested Kelowna #4 in the first round of playoffs by taking the first two games of the series.

They won the first game 7-3. Jason Scherban had three goals.

Ty Sideroff added two goals and an assist.

Spencer Bitte had a goal. Connor Aitcheson had a goal and an assist. Reilly Noble and Kaeden Seiter each had two assists. Natalie Tremblay, Kayden Cave and Nick Bidwell each had one assist.

The Jets won the second game of the series 9-3. Bitte and Scherban each had three goals and an assist.

Lyndsy Acheson and Rylan Campbell each added a goal and two assists. Sideroff had one goal.

Aitcheson, Seiter and Noble had one assist each.

The Jets went on to win the first two games against Penticton #1 to advance to the third round of the playoffs.

They outscored their opponent, 6-2 in the first game. Acheson had a goal and two assists. Sideroff had two goals. Scherban had two goals and an assist. Seiter had a goal and an assist. Campbell, Noble and Cave each had an assist.

The score in the second game was also 6-2 in the Jets’ favour. Bitte, Sideroff, Scherban, Aitcheson and Cam Budney each contributed a goal. Duncan Robinson added a goal and an assist. Bidwell had an assist.

The Jets had to go the distance, three games against West Kelowna #1, to earn their spot in the finals. West Kelowna would win the first game 5-1. Scherban got the lone goal assisted by Acheson.

The Jets won the second game 2-1. Bitte and Sideroff each had one goal with Aitcheson adding an assist.

The Jets would be victors in the third game in triple over-time, 5-4. Bitte and Acheson each tallied a goal. Sideroff added a goal and an assist. Scherban had two goals and an assist. Campbell and Budney each had an assist.

The Jets will host Kelowna #8 for the league championship. The game will be this Saturday, Feb. 27 at 2:30 p.m.