Bantam Jets defeat Kelowna

This weekend saw the Summerland Dental Centre Bantam Jets win their Saturday game against Kelowna #1, outscoring their opponent 12-1.

This weekend saw the Summerland Dental Centre Bantam Jets win their Saturday game against Kelowna #1, outscoring their opponent 12-1.

After the first period, the Jets were up 3-0. Jason Scherban had two goals, Lyndsey Acheson had one goal and one assist and Ty Sideroff  and Cameron Budney each had one assist.

The second period saw the Jets extend their lead to 9-0. Sideroff added three goals, Scherban had two goals and one assist and Spencer Bitte,  Kayden Cave and Natalie Tremblay each contributed one assist.

The Jets’ defence, in support of goalie Andrew Rolston, effectively kept Kelowna off the scoreboard until the final five minutes of the game.

In the third period, Connor Aitcheson, Bitte and Scherban each tallied one for the Jets. Assists were contributed by Kaeden Seiter and Nick Bidwell.

In stark contrast, the Jets game with Kelowna #5 ended in a 2-2 tie, this time with goalie Ben Lewis between the pipes.

Both teams scored once in the first period, with Scherban finding the back of the net after taking a pass from Bidwell.

It wasn’t until the final minutes of the game that both teams would score once again.

Sideroff took a pass from Acheson to score on the power play for the Jets.

The Summerland Dental Centre Bantam Jets are off to a strong start this season, with three wins, one tie and two losses so far.