KIJHL: Neil Murdoch division round up

The Beaver Valley Nitehawks kept pace with division leading Nelson Leafs on the weekend.

In KIJHL action, the Beaver Valley Nitehawks netted 5-of-6 points on their three-game road swing through the North Okanagan on the weekend.

The Nitehawks beat Chase Heat Friday 3-2, before falling to the Sicamous Eagles 3-2 in overtime Saturday, and rebounded with a 4-3 OT victory over Revelstoke Sunday. Beaver Valley gained a point on the first place Neil Murdoch division’s Nelson Leafs who fell to the 100 Mile House Wranglers 7-4 on Friday, before beating Revelstoke 9-3 and Sicamous 3-2.

The surprising Spokane Braves also kept pace in the Murdoch division with two division victories over the Castlegar Rebels, 4-3, in overtime Friday, and a 9-3 shellacking of the Grand Forks Border Bruins on Sunday. The Rebels also handed the Bruins an identical 9-3 beating at home on Saturday. The Rebels sit in third spot, two points behind B.V. with 16 points, followed by Spokane, 15, and Grand Forks, 11.

See Tuesday’s Trail Times for more on the Nitehawks.