Revelstoke Grizzlies sweep weekend games

The Revelstoke Grizzlies got onto the win column with victories over the Kamloops Storm and Columbia Valley Rockies last weekend.

The Revelstoke Grizzlies battled hard in a 7-4 win over the Columbia Valley Rockies in Invermere on Saturday.

The Revelstoke Grizzlies got onto the win column with back-to-back victories over the Kamloops Storm and Columbia Valley Rockies last weekend.

After losing their lone game on the KIJHL’s opening weekend, the Grizzlies headed to Kamloops on Friday to face the Storm.

Jackson Fulton put Revelstoke on the board early, scoring 61 seconds into the game. Rookie Ryan Pereverzoff added a power play goal for the Grizz in the second period, and Ryan Hozjan scored with just over five minutes to go in the third to put Revelstoke up 3-0.

A powerplay goal with 73 seconds left by Brett Watkinson spoiled Michael Lenko’s shutout bid, however Revelstoke skated away with a 3-1 win. Lenko made 36 saves for the win.

On Saturday, the Grizzlies travelled east to face the Columbia Valley Rockies in Invermere.

Once again, Revelstoke got off to a strong start, getting first period goals from Kaden Black, Hozjan and Levi Morin to jump out to a 3-0 lead. They got two more early in the second, from Kyle Berry and Josh Pilon, and appeared ready to coast to a win when the Rockies started their comeback, scoring three times in just over three minutes to make it 5-3 at the end of the second.

The Grizzlies lead narrowed even more when Donovon Quintin potted one for the Rockies with 13:34 left in the third. However, Hozjan responded with his second of the game just over a minute later to restore Revelstoke’s two goal lead. Tommy Bodtker then cemented the victory with a short handed goal with 8:11 to go and Brody Nelson shut the door the rest of the way. to seal the deal.

The Grizzlies are back in action on Friday when they play the North Okanagan Knights in Armstrong. On Saturday, they play their home opener when the defending KIJHL champion Kimberley Dynamiters come to town.

 

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