The Summerland Dental Centre Bantam Jets pulled off the win against Kelowna #6 this Sunday, outscoring their opponents 7-4.
The Kelowna squad came out strong in the first period and were able to keep the Jets off the scoreboard.
After 20 minutes of play, the score was 2-0 for Kelowna.
The Jets returned the favour in the second period, scoring three times.
Rylan Campbell was the first to score, taking a pass from Jason Scherban.
Then Kaeden Seiter found the back of the net, assisted by Scherban.
Rounding out the third period, Ty Sideroff notched one, giving the Jets the lead for the first time, 3-2.
The third period provided more drama than the first two combined, with both teams finding another gear.
But the Jets would dominate the third period with four goals to Kelowna’s two.
Soon after Spencer Bitte’s goal, Kelowna would tie the game at 4-4.
Then Scherban got the go-ahead goal, with about five minutes remaining.
Campbell scored, assisted by Bitte, in the final minutes of the game for insurance.
Finally, Scherban tallied the empty-netter with eight seconds on the clock, assisted by Campbell, to seal the deal.
The final score was 7-4.
The Summerland Dental Centre Bantam Jets displayed patience, resilience and above all, team-work. They are winners, regardless of the score.
Thanks coaches for all your time and encouragement.