Steam lose twice, win once

After two consecutive losses last week, the Summerland Steam rebounded with a strong shutout win in Junior B hockey action.

After two consecutive losses last week, the Summerland Steam rebounded with a strong shutout win in Junior B hockey action.

On Oct. 14, the Steam faced the Osoyoos Coyotes on the road, playing to a 7-2 loss.

An early Osoyoos goal set the tone for the rest of the game.

At 17:57, the Steam responded when Cole Williams scored, assisted by Matthew Monk and Raphael Bassot.

In the second period, the Coyotes added three unanswered goals to dominate the game.

In the third period, the Coyotes added another three goals before Summerland managed to score once more.

The Steam goal came at 7:06 when Jarret Malchow scored, assisted by Wyatt Gale and Matthew Sokol.

On Friday, the Steam lost to the Storm in Kamloops, playing to a 2-1 decision.

The first period was scoreless.

The two Kamloops goals came in the second period.

Summerland’s sole goal came at 11:00 in the third period when Malchow scored, assisted by Williams and Adam Jones.

On Sunday, the Steam hosted the Princeton Posse, playing to an 8-0 shutout victory.

The Steam opened scoring in the first period at 8:11 when Malchow scored, assisted by Braden Eliuk and Gale.

At 5:02, Williams scored, assisted by Malchow and Alex Williams.

Calvin Hadley then scored at 0.14, with Braden Eliuk assisting.

In the second period, Jones scored at 11:20, with the assist by Riley Pettitt.

Williams added a goal at 8:44, assisted by Gale and Malchow.

In the third period, Gale scored at 16:38, with the assist by Malchow.

Cody Egilson scored at 14:07, assisted by Hadley.

The final goal came at 9:30, when Williams scored, with assists by Gale and Keenan Scott.

Summerland is in second place in the Okanagan/Shuswap Conference: Okanagan Division in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League.

The team has seven wins and six losses.

The next action for the Steam is on Friday, Oct. 23, when the team will host the Kelowna Chiefs.