The Trail Smoke Eaters collided with the Penticton Vees Saturday night at the Cominco Arena.

The Trail Smoke Eaters collided with the Penticton Vees Saturday night at the Cominco Arena.

Vees vault past Smokies

Connor Chartier pots two as Penticton outlasts Trail

  • Jan. 17, 2015 6:00 p.m.

The Penticton Vees overcame an opportunistic Trail Smoke Eaters with a 6-3 win Saturday at the Cominco Arena.

The teams were tied at 1-1 after 20 minutes despite Trail mustering only four shots on goal.

Penticton outshot Trail 36-17 after two periods but Trail managed to briefly take a 3-2 lead five minutes into the frame.

Penticton rallied for two goals to go ahead and added a pair in the third to seal the win.

Dallas Calvin, Charlie Zuccarini and Bryan Basilico scored for Trail.